Monday, October 26, 2009

Autumn Day All the Way

 

Having lived in Wilmington for 7 years, I had almost forgotten how beautiful autumn can be. On the way to the grocery store this morning, I spied this beauty at the end of our driveway:

a fall day 010

Gorgeous!

At the grocery store, I purchased the items needed for this week’s menu":

a fall day 003

Funnily enough, it’s only day one and we’re already off schedule…but for a good reason! Parrish’s sister-in-law Liz is celebrating her birthday today, and so we’re heading over to their house for supper. :)

Since I was off today, I decided to try a recipe in the new issue of:

a fall day 023

this cute little recipe book that Pillsbury publishes. The recipe that caught my eye:

a fall day 022

I can’t post the recipe because I didn’t change many items. But if you’re a cookie lover, I highly recommend purchasing this publication.

I left the ginger powder out of my batch and substituted the all-purpose flour with 365 Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Mix. The ingredients are pretty simple:

a fall day 012

a fall day 013

Crystallized Ginger :) Sweet and Spicy!

Most gluten free cookie dough comes out super sticky, but this was a very pliable dough.

a fall day 016

The cookies cooked great, and I was pleased with each batch. But let me tell you the best part.

Browned Butter Icing is the BEST icing I have EVER tasted. EVER. Super easy to make and absolutely scrumptious!

a fall day 027

Little bites of autumn…and heaven!

I made an extra batch to take to the birthday girl. :)

However, the icing on top of today was an autumn walk Parrish and I took complete with fall inspired flannel:

a fall day 004

and a crisp Redbridge!

a fall day 034

Max was more than a little excited!

a fall day 050

I’m off to clean the kitchen quickly so we can head out to see the birthday girl!

Don’t forget to enter into the

first giveaway of the week!!!

3 comments:

Jenn/CinnamonQuill said...

I bet those cookies made your house smell amazingly fall!

Chandice said...

Those cookies look great! Can't wait to try them this fall.
Chandice
www.glutenfreefrenzy.com

Allie said...

yum! those look great!