The Cocktail Lounge

Pumpkin Cupcake Cocktails

The perfect light and sweet cocktail for the fall, before the weather gets too cold for warm drinks. Serve as an appetizer cocktail or a dessert cocktail, but probably not with dinner. Pumpkin Cupcake Cocktails Makes: 1 serving Prep Time: 5 minutes    Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1- 12 oz light pumpkin beer 1/2… Continue reading Pumpkin Cupcake Cocktails


Pumpkin Pizza with Bacon & Caramelized Onions

Pumpkin Pizza with Bacon & Caramelized Onions Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 20 minutes    Cooking Time: 12 minutes   Total Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1- 1 lb pre-bought pizza dough (white or whole wheat) 1 cup pumpkin puree 1 large white onion, cut in half and thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 slices… Continue reading Pumpkin Pizza with Bacon & Caramelized Onions


Pumpkin Donuts

Watch the video from the Boston Herald here!  Pumpkin Donuts Ingredients:  3 eggs 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 can pumpkin Dry Ingredients: 1 cup white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp all spice 1/2 tsp nutmeg 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt Mix for Dipping… Continue reading Pumpkin Donuts

Salads and Side Dishes

Root Vegetable Salad with Crispy Parsnip Chips

Thanksgiving is the time for hearty and rich side dishes like mashed potatoes and that sweet potato thing with mountains of brown sugar and marshmallow. If you are looking to mix a little something healthy in under the radar, this might be your ticket. I've combined some of fall's favorite squashes and vegetables with sweet… Continue reading Root Vegetable Salad with Crispy Parsnip Chips