Blog: The Place to Dish with Fellow Foodies

Wherever I go, I sample the local cuisine, taste the regional wine and cocktails, and prowl for the best culinary products. Back at home, I experiment with my own food and beverage concoctions. Sometimes I travel with specific ingredients and tools so I can cook special dishes for family and friends. And nothing gets my creative juices flowing like holidays and entertaining. Sound familiar? If so, maybe my favorite discoveries, realizations, and recipes will inspire your own adventures, and you’ll want to share them here.

Pumpkin Scone Recipe from Stranded Foodie


Are you crazy about pumpkin goodies, and love a good moist scone? I sure do!  I made these delectable pumpkin scones over the weekend for our house guests. They were such a big hit, that I wanted to share the recipe with you.

These pumpkin scones remind me of the ones I used to find at Starbucks, very tender and moist with tons of pumpkin flavor. I love that because I’m [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Pumpkin Triple Ginger Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe


I just love anything pumpkin. Don’t you? So have you had the Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Ice Cream? It’s the best pumpkin ice cream I have ever tried. It’s insanely good!!! It tastes so creamy, and it’s just like the best pumpkin pie with fresh [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with White Chocolate Chips


I’m so glad it’s fall and I’m dreaming of all the things I love baked with pumpkin. Why there’s pumpkin donuts, pumpkin bread, pumpkin cake, and I especially like a good pumpkin muffin. Add some warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves, and I’ll have the perfect delectable breakfast goodie to enjoy [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Pearfection Pear Martini


Fall is my all time favorite season. With Halloween and Thanksgiving fast approaching, I’m making lots of things with fresh pears. Since I’m thirsting for flavors beyond the typical cocktail, my delectable Pear Martini is liquid pearfection. It’s the ideal elegant fall [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Bourbon Pear Tart Recipe


I think pears are the perfect choice for a holiday dessert. Bartlett, Anjou or Bosc, they all will work well for a scrumptious pear tart. But no, wait a minute, this recipe uses canned pears. Canned pears!!! Okay, I was hesitant to use canned fruit for this tart, but if you find a brand that contains [Read more…]

Gingerbread with Warm Apple Compote and Cider Sabayon Recipe ~ from Stranded Foodie


Cooler weather has arrived, so classic gingerbread is one of my favorite desserts to have this time of year. With lots of molasses and spices, this dark cake is moist and just plain dreamy on it’s own. But lets not [Read more…]

Fresh Fig, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Bruschetta Recipe from Stranded Foodie


I just adore fresh figs with their natural sweetness and chewy texture. During the summer and fall months, I’m on a search for these little gems of figgy goodness. Worth every penny, they are so incredible especially when paired with anything salty like [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Recipe for Moist Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins


It’s fall and it’s time for pumpkin goodness! One of my favorite foodie things. Plus, I just love that deep orange color of pumpkin. If you’re not in the fall spirit yet, baking up a batch of these muffins will fill your house with a heavenly aroma of [Read more…]

Stranded Foodie Fall Rustic Apple Tart Recipe


I’m so excited that it’s apple season once again and that fall is soon approaching. This is my favorite time of the year because the leaves turn beautiful colors and the weather starts to change into cooler temperatures. I also love to savor great fall foods like things made with pumpkin, [Read more…]

It’s Beginning to Feel A Lot Like Lobster Season ~ Especially for a Stranded Foodie

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Oh yes, one can begin to feel that fall is in the air.  Brisk cool winds are beginning to swirl, leaves preparing to change colors, and lobsters starting to call my name.  Well, I like to believe that they are calling my name or that I can hear it in the winds that blow through our trees that will be releasing multicolored leaves.

Please let me know of a recipe that you will enjoy reading and viewing that concerns my friend the Lobster.  Please provide your response in the comment section below.

I hope that you have enjoyed a few photos from a trip to Maine.