Pumpkin Bang

Pumpkin Bang is a fun fall twist on the classic Bang beer cocktail. The combination of dry cider, pumpkin ale and whiskey is surprisingly rich and flavorful, without being too heavy. Plus it’s got a killer kick… 

Pumpkin Bang | cakenknife.com

Hi guys!! Welcome to my first beer cocktail! I’m irrationally excited about this cocktail because I’ve been meaning to create a beer cocktail for some time. I’ve had a few good ones and it always mystifies me as to how beer mixed with liquor can actually taste delicious.

This cocktail is going to be your new favorite drink for the rest of the fall months. It’s got pumpkin ale (’tis the season for pumpkin!), dry cider AND whiskey in it.

Wednesday Slice


1. Currently in the middle of a few crazy on crazy on crazy weeks… Last week I headed to Chopped Con, met a couple blogging idols, made new friends and crammed way too much information into my brain. This week, packing like a mad woman, assembling IKEA furniture and wishing I didn’t have so much

Black Pepper Steak Hand Pies

Black Pepper Steak Hand Pies | cakenknife.com

Black Pepper Steak Hand Pies pack a spicy punch! The hearty and warm handheld pockets of meat, herbs and potatoes are great for a quick weeknight meal everyone will swoon over. When I was in Edinburgh a couple of years ago, I had one of the best hand pies of my entire life. I remember it

Plum Ginger Tart Tatin + A Le Creuset Giveaway!

Plum Ginger Tart Tatin + A Le Creuset Giveaway! | cakenknife.com

Plum Ginger Tart Tatin is sweet with a slight hint of spice, perfect for the upcoming cooler months. This version of a tart satin includes a puff pastry bottom, making it a super simple dessert to have on the table throughout the holidays.  The last couple of weeks in the kitchen have been a wee bit

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour | cakenknife.com

Cinnamon Whiskey Sour has me falling into autumn with the greatest of ease. The fall twist on the classic cocktail is perfect for your next cocktail party! When fall comes a knocking, I always answer the door. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – fall is hands down my favorite season. The weather,