Classic Cornbread Stuffing

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2010

I am of the opinion that the stuffing is the best part of Thanksgiving dinner! My mom used to start saving bread ends well before Thanksgiving so…

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

Posted on Nov 17th, 2012

Everyone needs a go-to pumpkin pie recipe, and this is the one that never fails me.  There are so many versions of pumpkin pie out there, but this…

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Coconut Chocolate Pecan Pie

Posted on Nov 18th, 2013

I love a good pecan pie. It's right up there with pumpkin on my list of favorite Thanksgiving desserts. Actually, I think I love this coconut…

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Cranberry Butter

Posted on Nov 14th, 2013

Over the summer, I tried a recipe for strawberry butter. I was pretty much in strawberry heaven. So when I came across a recipe for cranberry butter,…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Posted on Nov 27th, 2011

I tried this fabulous dip at Thanksgiving and it shot straight to the top of my list of favorite holiday appetizers.  I'll be making it again for…

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Cranberry Dark Chocolate Holiday Pie

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2010

I had never seen anything like this chocolate cranberry pie when I came across the recipe on the King Arthur Flour website--and I mean that in a good…

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Cranberry Waldorf Salad

Posted on Nov 29th, 2009

This Cranberry Waldorf Salad is beautiful to serve at the holidays, but honestly, it's delicious any time of year. Just by a few extra bags of…

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Focaccia Artichoke Stuffing

Posted on Nov 6th, 2013

The stuffing is my favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner. And I never thought I'd find a recipe that could rival my grandmother's traditional…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do.  It's simple, delicious and can be made ahead of time.  Which is a…

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Garlic Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Posted on Nov 7th, 2013

Even though I serve mashed potatoes year-round, it just wouldn't be Thanksgiving without them. I've experimented with a lot of different techniques…

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Introducing: A Week of Thanksgiving Side Dishes and a Link Party Invitation

Posted on Oct 25th, 2013

I don't know about you, but when it comes to planning my Thanksgiving menu, I always get hung up on the side dishes. I serve the traditional mashed…

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Market Monday: Roasted Garlic & Lemon Green Beans

Posted on Jul 22nd, 2013

Today's Market Monday recipe is a simple but delicious way to prepare green beans.  I picked up a big basket of fresh green beans from Miller Farms…

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Mouthwatering Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted on Nov 29th, 2009

Truthfully, I'm not a huge fan of mushrooms, but I love these stuffed mushrooms!  Really. They're stuffed with bacon and cream cheese! How could…

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My Thanksgiving Menu

Posted on Nov 20th, 2012

There are so many choices when it comes to your Thanksgiving Day menu.  I tend to go the traditional route, although I do like to change up the side…

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Pecan Crusted Sweet Potatoes

Posted on Nov 14th, 2012

I confess, I've never been a big fan of the marshmallow topped sweet potatoes that always make an appearance at Thanksgiving.  But I love these! …

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Pumpkin Chip Cream Pie

Posted on Nov 12th, 2013

First, if you haven't entered the Hamilton Beach Blender Giveaway, head on over and do that now! Now, let's talk pie! My 9 year-old took one bite…

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Pumpkin Cookies with Caramel Frosting

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2010

The frosting is the star of these cookies, and it's a nice change from the cream cheese frosting that often accompanies pumpkin desserts (I love…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bars

Posted on Nov 14th, 2010

When I saw this recipe over at 3B's--Baseball, Baking and Books, I couldn't wait to make it.  Because what's not to love about a pumpkin and cream…

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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Posted on Nov 14th, 2011

This is a quick and easy pumpkin dessert, and my whole family loved it.  Even my husband, who doesn't typically like pumpkin desserts.  I think it…

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Quinoa with Roasted Corn and Scallions

Posted on Nov 8th, 2013

I know it doesn't sound that exciting, but this quinoa and corn dish was absolutely amazing! I couldn't stop "testing" it before I put it on the…

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Rosemary Roasted Turkey Breast

Posted on Nov 4th, 2012

I decided to do a test run of this recipe before Thanksgiving, and let me tell you, it was amazing! The picture does not even come close to doing it…

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Sausage, Apple, and Cranberry Stuffing and a Giveaway

Posted on Dec 20th, 2013

I always keep a supply of stocks and broths in my pantry, especially during the holidays, when I know there are going to be plenty of side dishes on…

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Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Sauce

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2010

I've been making the same cranberry sauce for years, and for good reason. It's simple and delicious. This recipe is very similar with the addition of…

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Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

Posted on Nov 29th, 2009

I'll be honest, I could live without cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving, but it just doesn't seem right to skip it.  And it does look pretty on the…

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Yellow Bean and Mushroom Gratin

Posted on Nov 4th, 2013

I have a confession to make. I've never like that green bean casserole that is so popular at Thanksgiving. Well, minus the French fried onions, that…

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