Updated Pumpkin Mousse Torte

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The original recipe for this Pumpkin Mousse Torte included 3 raw egg yolks and was fussier to put together.  I long ago omitted the yolks with no problem and no change to taste or texture.  I make this for the restaurant where it is always well received during the fall months. Pumpkin Mousse Torte is […]

Pumpkin Mousse Torte

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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This recipe contains raw egg yolk and as such may not be the best choice for the elderly or very young. Although, I haven’t tried it, I can’t think of a reason the egg yolk can’t be omitted and still have a good dessert. I can’t even remember when we started making these at the […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart with Caramel Rum Sauce

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This Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart with Caramel Rum Sauce is ease personified in baking. The simple Caramel Rum Sauce can be made weeks ahead and refrigerated. The Pumpkin Cheesecake Tart has a graham cracker crust that is pressed in and filled with a cream cheese mixture alternated with a pumpkin mixture which are swirled together. The […]

Thanksgiving Recipes from Breakfast to Dessert

BY HELEN S. FLETCHER, ON
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Looking for Thanksgiving Recipes?  Here are some suggestions to get you from Breakfast to Dinner.  I’ve pulled together a list I thought you might enjoy this year. Happy Thanksgiving to all.  And then we’re off to the Christmas holidays. COFFEECAKES/BREAKFAST & BRUNCH Chocolate Cranberry Quick Bread is all it promises.  Keep a loaf in the freezer for a quick […]

Make Ahead Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

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These side dishes for Thanksgiving are a bit of a departure for me but they are so good and easy, I thought you might enjoy them.  When I had the take out shop, both of these were on the  “Everything but the Turkey Menu”.  We supplied all the side dishes and they roasted the turkey. […]