Erdäpfelsuppe- Austrian Potato Soup ~The Domestic Man

To truly understand the beauty of Erdäpfelsuppe, I’m going to run you through a quick language lesson. When Columbus first encountered the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean in the late 15th century, they presented him with the sweet potato–batata in the Taíno language–which he first brought to Europe. But on subsequent trips, explorers returned with […]…

Pumpkin Cookie Butter Truffles — simple cooking recipes

Ingredients For the truffles: 3 ounces (85 grams) cream cheese, at room temperature2 tablespoons powdered sugar1/3 cup (75 grams) pumpkin puree1 3/4 cup (175 grams) Speculoos cookie crumbs (from about 23 cookies)1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground ginger1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg1/8 teaspoon ground cloves1/8 teaspoon ground allspice For coating: 16 ounces (454 grams) chocolate (any […]…

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Cinnamon Infused Maple Syrup

I posted this delectable recipe last fall, but in the light of pancake week, decided to give an encore performance. During the fall season we find pumpkin in everything from pies, cookies, casseroles, soufflés and even hot steamy beverages. Since pumpkins are mostly available any time of year, these noteworthy golden circles of wonder can…