Foodie Friday: Pumpkin Donut

Honestly, I'm not a huge donut fan. I do, though, love pumpkin pie. I'm not sure if it's because it gets me into the fall mood or because I enjoy all the yummy spices. In any case, when the kids asked to try a pumpkin donut, I said, "Why not?" Pumpkin donut: donut with pumpkin pie filling This donut really hit the mark. It's super soft with a creamy pumpkin pie center. On top, there's a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar to add extra sweetness. Want to make your own donuts at home? Try out … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Persimmon

Persimmon: a light orange, sweet fruit Fall has beautiful bursts of color. I love the tangerine look of Fuyu persimmons. They remind me of tiny little pumpkins, and I'm always glad when this fruit is in season. I also have great memories of eating them with my dad. If you haven't tried them, this type of persimmon offers a crisp flesh. (The softer variety is better for baking cookies, though!) It's pear-like in its texture, but with a stronger sweet flavor. The sugar factor is less than a … [Read more...]