favorites_giveaway Our_favorites_giveaway_3 win_all_this  Happy hump day everyone! Today we have a little giveaway we put together with some of our favorite stuff from Food52, as well as Claire Thomas’ new book The Kitchy Kitchen! Claire’s book is so beautiful and kind of a one stop shop in terms of a great all around cookbook to have in your collection. She has lots of really great tips on entertaining that we just love.

Lets get down to business. Here is what we are giving away:
1 copy of The Kitchy Kitchen 
2 stunning handmade porcelain salad plates from Food 52 made by Trudy Cane
Set of 3 fall simple syrups by Royal Rose also from Food 52
Set of 6 very cute linen cocktail napkins from Food 52

How to win:
Leave a comment on this post and tell us what your favorite fall entertaining recipe is. Make sure you leave your email so we can contact you in case you win! US only please, and the giveaway will end Sunday at 6pm Pacific. Good luck! :)

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Our Favorites Giveaway

October 22, 2014  /   /   //  233 Comments

Pumpkin Spiced Waffles Pumpkin Spiced Waffle recipe Pumpkin Spiced Waffle batter Pumpkin Spiced Waffle recipe Pumpkin Spiced Waffles I am so excited that it has finally cooled off enough in LA to get all fall inspired with recipes. While it’s not quite scarf and boots weather here yet, I know we have all embraced the slightly cooler weather and have been busy in the kitchen baking. One of the things I love about fall in all the pumpkin recipes. When I was growing up during fall we always had pumpkin bread around. A loaf would easily get devoured in a day around the house. The smell of pumpkin anything baking is just such a great smell and really rings fall for me. So today we have another way for you to utilize one of falls most favorite ingredients: Pumpkin Spiced Waffles. I really love waffles and realized that I don’t really make waffles that much, but this recipe will be sure to change that. This really is such a perfect fall breakfast recipe. You can also check out McCormick.com for more fall inspired recipes that are just as good! Enjoy and stay warm!-Teri

Pumpkin Spiced Waffles
Makes 5

Ingredients:
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons of McCormick Pumpkin Pie Spice
1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Ground Ginger
1 cup all purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup (1/2stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
1 large egg, lightly beaten

nonstick spray

Directions:
1. Place pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and ginger in a mixing bowl and whisk together. Set aside.
2. In another mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
3. Add the buttermilk, butter and egg to the flour mixture. Stir together with a fork until mixture comes together and no dry spots remain.
4. Stir pumpkin mixture into the waffle batter until well combined.
5. Set waffle iron to desired temperature. Once heated, lightly spray the top and bottom with nonstick cooking spray. Pour 1/3 cup of the batter into the center of the waffle iron and press. Once desired doneness has been achieved, transfer waffle to a baking sheet and repeat until all batter has been used.
6. Serve with softened butter and maple syrup.

*This post was sponsored by McCormick. Thank you for supporting our sponsors! It helps us keep going!*

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Pumpkin Spiced Waffles

October 21, 2014  /   /   //  8 Comments

favorite_stuff We are really excited about this giveaway because we got to hand pick everything, and everything we LOVE. This is such a great giveaway and its so darn easy to enter. Really. All you have to do is click here and then enter your name and email. It’s really that easy, and don’t worry, you email is safe and you won’t be put on an email list! Good luck everyone! Hope you like what you see! :) The giveaway ends October 19th!

** We are getting a lot of comments on this post which is great! BUT you must click the link to enter! Leaving a comment doesn’t enter you to win! Good luck! **

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Our Favorite Stuff Giveaway

October 17, 2014  /   /   //  46 Comments

Pumpkin_Cornbread cornbread_batter Pumpkin_skillet_Cornbread Cornbread_Honey Hello friends! With all the heat LA has been getting, we welcomed the cooler weather with open arms and embraced it and everything that comes with it. We are so excited to start posting some really cozy recipes. We are going to start out with this Pumpkin Cornbread recipe we made for MyHabit. You can find all the details and the full recipe right here. Stay cozy!

*This post was sponsored by MyHabit theFIX. Thank you for supporting our sponsors! It helps us keep going!*

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Pumpkin Cornbread

October 16, 2014  /   /   //  16 Comments