Saturday, November 21, 2009

A Little Something Delicious

How do ya feel about Cheesecake?
How about adding a little pumpkin.....
Mmmm yummy!
This is the Pumpkin Cheesecake Michelle and I made last year.
It's a Paula Deen could you go wrong!;)
Im pretty sure that it was a hit!

Looks good right?;)
Don't worry I have the recipe right here for ya!!:)
Pumpkin Cheesecake
1 3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 stick melted salted butter
3 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, at room temperature
1 (15-ounce) can pureed pumpkin
3 eggs plus 1 egg yolk
1/4 cup sour cream
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
2 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
For crust:
In medium bowl, combine crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Add melted butter. Press down flat into a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside.
For filling:
Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add pumpkin puree, eggs, egg yolk, sour cream, sugar and the spices. Add flour and vanilla. Beat together until well combined.
Pour into crust. Spread out evenly and place oven for 1 hour. Remove from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.

Hope this makes it to your family Thanksgiving!!

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Max's Birthday

Max's birthday was on October 25th the day after the Harvest Party- so that was a very busy weekend for us! We combined his and cousin Clive's birthdays with a costume party. Triple duty right;) Anyway I have a bunch of pictures from the party and no time to wait to put on a bunch so these will have to do.

Opening presents
1st thing in the morning he got to open a present:)
You could tell he finally got what birthdays are all about and he loved it!!

Rainbow cake
I got the recipe from McMama
and it was very very good!
kinda sweet though
Went over well I think:)

Blowing out candles

Lots of work this cake but totally worth it!
Happy birthday my sweet little Max man!!