Cinnamon Port Cranberry Sauce



I have to make this brief as I am working on my Thanksgiving dinner (this is MY holiday in the family) and I will share details of the meal in my post feast/food coma state.  However I would be remiss if I didn’t post at least ONE of my favorite recipes pre-game day. I have been making this for years, it is a huge hit every year, even loved by those who say they don’t like cranberries!  It is currently simmering on my stove top right now and smells amazing. A spicy fall-type smell.  Yum! I make this 2 days ahead of time to make life a little easier on T-day.

Just so you know this ain’t your mama’s cranberry sauce.  Although, if it is…I want to eat at your house sometime!… 

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Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls


Well in the past few weeks while I have been absent from the blog, I have still been cooking up a storm, and eating like I am getting ready to hibernate for the winter. Of course I live somewhere where you can still wear bathing suits through winter, so I better cut it out.  However I have been inspired of late to bake more and after discovering I had more cans of Libby’s 100% Pumpkin in my pantry than I really knew what to do with, I decided it was time to start using them up and in more creative ways then pumpkin pie!

My friend Mel gave me a pumpkin chili recipe that sounds to die for, but I have yet to go get myself a slow cooker/crock pot so I am waiting on that one. I was looking up some ideas online and found Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls! Ok, sounds perfect!  Now to make them Gluten Free!

Oh a baking we will go…a baking we will go….high ho my jeans are tight, a baking we will go……… 

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