Recipes, Retro Cooking

Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

It's no secret how obsessed I am with everything related to fall. I love the leaves changing colors, putting on my favorite scarf, participating in all the special events (festivals, Halloween, Thanksgiving...) and anything pumpkin-related. Before I even knew about pumpkin-spice, pumpkins were already my favorite way to mark the start of my favorite season.… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1974 Pumpkin-Themed Dishes

Foodie Adventures, Trying New Food

My Pumpkin Spice Addiction!

I promised myself I wouldn't go crazy this year. But then, the world turned pumpkin-spiced and I simply couldn't help it! I browsed the various grocery stores, looking for new and interesting pumpkin-inspired products. Let me just say, it's a good year to be pumpkin obsessed, folks. Of course, I had my usual PSL at… Continue reading My Pumpkin Spice Addiction!


The Toddler Cooking Project: Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

I have two big passions in life: early childhood education and cooking. This year, as I came back to the preschool world, I decided to join both interests. I made it a personal goal to teach our class of toddlers about healthy food habits. I am using three main techniques (or activities): an inviting pretend… Continue reading The Toddler Cooking Project: Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins


It’s the Great Pumpkin!

I have never baked a jack-o-lantern pumpkin before last week. I took a moment wondering why and quickly remembered that the inside usually gets yucky after spending an evening or two, carved and stuffed with a candle burning inside of it all evening. So the sad fact that I didn't get to carve my pumpkin… Continue reading It’s the Great Pumpkin!