The Perfect Pie Crust

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In season one of Gilmore Girls, while Lorelai (played by the ever-wonderful Lauren Graham) is trying to decide whether or not to go on a date with her daughter’s teacher, she shares these wise words:

“I’m attracted to pie. It doesn’t mean I feel the need to date pie.”

Up until recently, I thought this was sage advice. But now, I’m thinking maybe she never had a piece of pie quite like this…

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Mulled Cider Muffins

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Ahh, fall…

My favorite time of year has finally arrived, and I’m ready to make the most of this all-too-fleeting season. For many, taking full advantage of autumn means apple picking, hay rides and drinking an exceedingly unhealthy amount of pumpkin spice lattes. And, don’t get me wrong, I intend to do all of those things. But, for me, fall is all about the food.

This season is bursting with nature’s best – from picturesque landscapes to heartwarming ingredients. And I plan to enjoy it all to the fullest.

Today, that means making mulled apple cider muffins. Yum.

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A Visit to Vermont

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There could not have been a more perfect time for my first visit to Vermont. Everywhere I looked there was something beautiful to see: richly colored leaves in every autumn hue, wildflowers, and endless rolling hills.

If your eyes are longing for a fall treat, take a look at some of my favorite snaps from the weekend!

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