Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll

This Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll is a tasty twist on a family favorite. 

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll
Pumpkin roll was always one of my dad’s favorite recipes. My mom made it every fall without fail, and my brothers and I knew we needed to enjoy our share while we could. After my dad came home, all bets were off. This was HIS roll. Now that I’m (decades) older and making desserts for my own family, I tried to find a recipe that balances the needs of my chocolate-loving kids with my fond childhood memories. The result is this Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Roll. How can you go wrong with pumpkin and chocolate? 

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Corn Quest

2014 Iowa Corn Quest

Don’t miss our adventures in Iowa as participants in this year’s Corn Quest tour!  Are you ready for photo overload? Normally we’re not step-by-step photo people here at Garnish with Lemon, but this trip was so much fun, we can’t help but share our virtual scrapbook with you. Happy reading!  2014 IOWA CORN QUEST Lisa…

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Waffles (1 of 2)

Whole Wheat Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Waffles

Whole wheat flour and peanut butter make these waffles an easy choice to start the school day right. Breakfast with Greta is always a challenge. She’s not a morning person and definitely does not like to eat right when she gets up. This isn’t a problem on weekends, but during the school year, you can…

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Oatmeal Scotchies  (1 of 2)

Oatmeal Scotchies

Fresh out of the oven, Oatmeal Scotchies are an easy way to bring a smile to anyone’s face! Cookies! A universal favorite, and we don’t have nearly enough of them on Garnish with Lemon. There’s no better way to rectify that than with an old favorite, Oatmeal Scotchies. Fresh baked cookies make the house smell heavenly,…

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Curried Coconut Chicken Soup (1 of 2)

Curried Coconut Chicken Soup

Bring on the cooler weather if that means we can slurp up bowls of this aromatic Curried Coconut Chicken Soup!  This Curried Coconut Chicken Soup is one of those recipes that has you salivating the moment you smell it.  You know what I’m talking about, right? You’re out running errands, you walk by a restaurant,…

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Potato, Mushroom & Provolone Gratin (1 of 3)

Provolone, Mushroom and Potato Gratin

Cheesy potatoes get a whole new look with the addition of Provolone cheese, Portobello mushrooms and fresh thyme.  Are you a Costco shopper? I am, mainly because as my kids get bigger, so do their appetites. I know sometimes we don’t *need* an industrial sized vat of something, but then I’m amazed at how quickly we…

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Beef Provencal

Beef Provencal

This Beef Provencal braises all afternoon for fork-tender, chilly weather comfort food.  Have we ever shared the story of how Lisa and I became friends? It had little to do with us, actually, and everything to do with our boys. See, they were best buds in preschool and remain close to this day, six years…

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#GWL5Faves 3rd Edition

#GWL5Faves – 3rd Edition

More of our favorite things in our 3rd edition of #GWL5Faves!  Can you believe it’s already October? Wow, September felt like a blur. Lisa and I are hitting the road this month, traveling to Des Moines and Kansas City, so you can be sure we’ll have lots of time in the car to dream up more…

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Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie  (1 of 2)

Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

This Layered Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie with a granola crust is like having two desserts in one!  I’m calling this Dessert For The Indecisive.  Is it pumpkin pie? Or is it cheesecake?  And what is this maple-flavored granola crust business?  Don’t sweat the details, friends. Just grab your fork and get busy digging into this Layered…

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