Happy Sunday everyone! It’s raining here in LA today and we are loving every drop. We’re going to keep this post short and simple and get right to the cookies. Introducing… Butternut Squash Snickerdoodles! Rolled in cinnamon-sugar, and baked with fresh nutmeg, ginger, and more cinnamon, these sweet treats are soft, pillowy, and dangerously delicious, especially warm from the oven! Enjoy the rest of your weekend and happy baking! xo Ryan and Adam
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Are you ready? Friendsgiving is getting a brand new look! We’re pushing the pumpkin boundaries and taking pumpkin pie to a whole new level this year. Imagine your friend’s faces when they see their favorite classic dessert presented to them in the form of cute mini mousse cups. Smoother than silk and sweet as pie, there is no doubt that these divine treats will be the star of the table this holiday… Mini Pumpkin Pie Mousse Cups with a Pretzel Crust!
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People always ask us if we plan to open a restaurant. We’ve never seriously considered it just because we love cooking at home so much and don’t have any interest in working in a commercial kitchen. That said, we’ve discussed how inspiring it would be to develop an original menu for a restaurant filled with all our favorite creations… just as long as we didn’t have to work there on a daily basis, cooking and cleaning up after all those creations. Our conversations take place whenever we invent a new dish that is so good, we think it would be perfect for the Husbands’ bill of fare—and today’s recipe definitely makes the cut. Would you please give a warm welcome to the autumnal pasta of your dreams… Pumpkin Gemelli with Browned Butter and Sage.
So we mayyy have stayed out a little too late last night. And we mayyy have had a few too many drinks considering that today was a show day. But we do have a good excuse! Last night, we attended a fun foodie event hosted by The Feedfeed and Simply Organic, held at the magical Hedley and Bennett headquarters in Vernon, California about 30 minutes from our home. As we arrived, each guest was handed an envelope containing a unique spice—Ryan’s was filled with dried rosemary, and Adam’s packet had bright yellow curry powder. Everyone split up into groups according to the ingredient they received, and together we all cooked an epic meal! There were half a dozen stations set up with electric stovetops, food processors, and freshly prepped ingredients, and each group was responsible for a different course. It was great to meet new people in the community and bond with them while making dinner together: Adam’s group prepared a delicious curried butternut squash soup, while Ryan’s table mixed up a creamy hummus topped with rosemary-balsamic roasted carrots. There were over a hundred other bloggers in attendance, and there was plenty of food and wine for everyone. Plus, there mayyy have been an after-party (complete with Zombies) in the Tiki lounge at Clifton’s with our friends Christine, Becky, and Tommy, meaning we didn’t get home until well after midnight. Even though we stayed in bed till ten o’clock this morning and our Gravy live show, Mix It Up With Husbands That Cook started at 11am, we made it just in time. The episode from this morning is now archived on our show page, so you’ll be able to see our performance—despite the fact that a few hours prior, we were in no shape to host a live cooking show. But the episode was a success! Not only did Sylvia make a surprise guest appearance (we cleared it with her agent first), but we whipped up a batch of these melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that just so happen to be vegan as well. Perfect for all your Halloween parties, please meet your new go-to fall cookie recipe.
Did you know that our cat Sylvia loves pumpkin? We’ve been feeding it to her as a treat since she was little, and now comes running into the kitchen every time we cook with it. If she consumed alcohol—she quit a few years back after starting a 12-step purr-ogram—she would adore this autumnal potation we are sharing today. It tastes like pumpkin pie in a glass—in fact, we use the exact same spice blend from our classic pumpkin pie recipe to make this deliciously-spiced cocktail, and the results were pumpkin perfect.