Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Glaze

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Glaze - Plain White Plates
Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Cinnamon Glaze – Plain White Plates


Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and I’m just posting this pumpkin recipe.

Are you sick of all-things-pumpkin yet? Don’t tell me. If you are, that’s okay. More of this for me. Really. I can’t get enough.

This is a last minute, hail Mary, nick-of-time dessert that you and your family will enjoy.

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Steak Piperade

Steak Piperade - Plain White Plates
Steak Piperade – Plain White Plates

Want to feel fancy together and eat this?

We could sit around, twirling our champagne flutes, and we could say things like joie de vivre, chef d’œuvre, and haute cuisine.

If we ate this together we could talk about politics, art, literature, and the philosophies of all the great thinkers.

I had to look up how to say Piperade.

Really. Because as we get to know each other, you’ll find out that fancy isn’t really me.

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies - Plain White Plates

I made us cookies!

These are my “I’m new to the neighborhood” cookies, and I’m standing before you in my best elastic-waist pants and the-best-I-can-do-with-what-I-got-hair. I want to make a good impression on you.

I really do.

But the only thing I can promise you is that these cookies will let you hear me out. At least for today.

My name is Laura, I live in Houston, and I’m in that mid-40’s age range (Ugh). I started this blog to document my kitchen fun. I love to cook, but I was never really interested until after my daughter was born. I would make a few things here or there until she came along, but for the most part we ate Dominoes, Ragu, and Campbell’s tomato soup. Oh, and lots of Jack in the Box (I mean, have you had their tacos?).

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