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favorite fall recipes

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

i never really cooked that much when i lived back home, but during my first semester of college i've really grown to like cooking. overall, i think it's really fun and therapeutic. these are some of my favorite fall recipes from school and back home...

1. Key Lime Pie

ingredients -

four large egg yolks

four tsp grated lime zest

1/2 cup lime juice

one eagle brand sweetened condensed milk can

one and a quarter cup (about 8 - 9 pieces) graham cracker crumbs

five tbsp unsalted melted butter

two tbsp sugar

whipped cream

make the filling -

in medium glass bowl whisk your egg yolks and zest together approx. 2-3 minutes

whisk in the sweetened condensed milk

whisk in lime juice

set aside for 30 mins

make the crust -

heat oven to 325 degrees

put graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar in nine inch pie plate

press crumbs into pie plate creating crust

bake for 15-20 mins

pour filling into warm crust

bake 15-20 mins

cool and then chill for 3-4 hours

add whipped cream on top! i like to beat heavy whipping cream and then add a dollop of maple syrup into the mixer. yummy

2. Special Kix

ingredients -

half a box kix cereal

one quarter cup white sugar


half stick unsalted butter

make -

put butter in a skillet or pan

heat on medium low

after a few minutes, add in kix

stir with a wooden spoon until coated

once coated, add sugar and keep stirring

(opt.) add in more butter

after the sugar has caramelized, add cinnamon

3. Speecy Spice Egg Burrito

ingredients -

two eggs


flour tortilla

salsa verde

sour cream

el yucateco green habanero salsa

salt + pepper

make -

line butter in a skillet or pan

heat on medium

crack in two eggs - over easy (or any style you like)

add little dash of salt and pepper

head up tortilla on stovetop (pan or aluminum foil)

spread thin layer of salsa verde and sour cream on tortilla

add eggs into tortilla

add more salt and pepper

wrap by folding bottom to top then enclosing burrito contents like a diaper...

fold in left side while holding burrito shape w other hand

then fold the right side

roll tightly from bottom to top finish burrito

4. Corn & Mushroom Scramble

ingredients -

vegetable oil

corn kernels




various spices

jack cheese

make -

wash and cut mushrooms

in giant skillet line pan with vegetable oil

add in corn kernels and stir

add mushrooms into pan

sprinkle layer of cheese on top

add salt and pepper and spices to taste



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