Rum Spiced Date Loaf

Okay, so I know it isn’t fall anymore, but isn’t autumn really just a state of mind? And couldn’t we all use a little more spiced rum action in our lives? I certainly think so. This tasty loaf gets a nice punch from soaking the dates in rum for a good 30-60 minutes before baking, and the fall spices will make your kitchen smell amazing.

Drunken Pumpkin Pie (Take #1)

I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like the whole pumpkin spice craze has gotten a bit out of hand.  I mean, I get it–it’s fall and pumpkins and spices are some of the fall-y-est things around.  But do I really need pumpkin spice flavored protein powder? And does my dog really need…