Nusstorte

We’ve been sharing some wonderful recipe submissions from home cooks and bakers this year.  We’re wrapping up the contributions with this amazing cake from Regina Goolsby.  The recipe is from her grandfather, and after she deciphered his cursive writing and somewhat vague instructions, (in German, no less) she made it with her Ankarsrum, and then kindly shared it with us.  This chocolate and hazelnut cake has a delicious chocolate filling and frosting, and then is coated in a glaze for a beautiful presentation.

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Turkey and Cranberry Rolls

Lots of Thanksgiving turkey to use up soon?  Or maybe just having a small gathering and want those familiar flavors but not the huge effort of making the whole feast?  We’ve got you covered.  These rolls are filled with leftover turkey (or rotisserie chicken from the grocery deli works also!) and cranberry sauce, and the dough has cornmeal, chicken stock and poultry seasoning in it to mimic the flavors of stuffing.  And in case you don’t have leftover gravy after the big day, we’ve included an easy homemade gravy recipe to top these rolls off with.  Because you can’t have Thanksgiving without gravy.

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Halloween Candy Blondies

Heaps of Halloween candy after tonight?  Don’t just throw it in the freezer or stash it on the highest pantry shelf and slowly dole it out.  Or (gasp!) throw it in the trash when the kids aren’t looking.  Bake with it!  We’ve got two different takes on a blondie: one for fruity candy and one for chocolate/caramel candy.

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