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Nutella & Toasted Pecan Swirl Banana Bread

Nutella & Toasted Pecan Swirl Banana Bread | www.themessybakerblog.com

Got rotten bananas? Overripe bananas gross me out–gack! <— That was my attempt at a sound effect for gagging. Lesson: I’m horrible at creating sound effects. Which brings me to my next point; why are boys so good at sound effects? They can make realistic shooting noises, mock a motorcycle rumbling down the road,...

Apple Ginger Bourbon Fizz

Apple Ginger Bourbon Cocktail | www.themessybakerblog.com

Apple butter and ginger beer mingle with bourbon to create a wicked good cocktail. Day drinking. Seriously, let’s make it a thing–starting with this cocktail. I have yet another fall-inspired cocktail for you. You know, because one just isn’t enough. This apple ginger bourbon fizz is spiked with local apple butter from Weber’s Cider...

Gluten-Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Cups

Gluten-Free White Chocolate Pumpkin Cookie Cups with Apple Cider Caramel | www.themessybakerblog.com

Gluten-Free white chocolate pumpkin cookie cups drizzled with apple cider caramel. There are several perks to being a food blogger. I get to meet amazing new foodies on the Interweb. Sure, we don’t get to hangout in the conventional sense, but that doesn’t mean we’re not tight. We sip our coffee from opposite sides...

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Chipotle Crema

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos with Chipotle Crema | www.themessybakerblog.com

It’s Wednesday. Let’s eat all the tacos! I once ate 10 ten tacos in one sitting for a taco competition. They were fat tacos filled to the brim with tender beef and all the taco fixings you could ever want on a taco. It was a night to remember. This week is officially Taco...

Bloody Mary Potatoes ~ #SundaySupper

Bloody Mary Potatoes Side Dish Recipe | www.themessybakerblog.com

Oven-roasted potatoes drizzled with a spicy Bloody Mary reduction. Halloween is exactly 1 month and 3 days away. I’m slowly seeing creepy decorations make their way to neighboring front porches. I may have been a bit excited and started decorating for fall September 1st. You see, fall is my very favorite season…ever! The air...

Smoky Pumpkin Fettuccini Alfredo ~#WeekdaySupper

Smoky Pumpkin Fettuccini Alfredo Pasta | www.themessybakerblog.com

Fat fettuccini noodles tossed in a rich, smoky pumpkin alfredo sauce made with warm spices and lots of cheese. Pumpkin: It’s all the rage! The Interweb is literally busting at the seams with pumpkin recipes. Yet, here I am adding another pumpkin recipe to the mix. Don’t be surprised if you see a button...

Cinnamon Swirl Loaves

Cinnamon Swirl Loaves | This bread recipe makes two fresh loaves stuffed with cinnamon and sugar | www.themessybakerblog.com

Homemade bread stuffed with cinnamon, brown sugar, and toasted pecans. Waft the fresh scent of home-baked bread goodness. Sometimes I use baked goods as a form of apology. Take the other day, for instance. I was up in the attic collecting my fall decorations when I tripped over a random box of crap. I...