June 12th, 2013

Thanksgiving

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25 Plus Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted on Oct 28th, 2015

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I love that it's all about delicious food and spending time with my family. And now that my kids are…

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Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms

Posted on Jan 18th, 2015

It's always a challenge to find simple yet delicious ways to serve vegetables to my family, but these Balsamic Garlic Roasted Green Beans…

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Brown Sugar Balsamic Roasted Baby Carrots

Posted on Mar 30th, 2015

My kids won't touch raw carrots with a 10 foot pole, but they all seem to love cooked carrots. Which is weird to me, because they're carrots either…

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Buttermilk Marinated Turkey Breast

Posted on Nov 13th, 2015

If you're intimidated by the idea of cooking a whole turkey for Thanksgiving dinner, or you just don't need that much turkey to begin with, this…

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Cherry Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf

Posted on Nov 7th, 2016

One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving dinner is the side dishes. I test drove this Cherry Pecan Wild Rice Pilaf with our dinner recently and…

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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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Cranberry Almond Rice Pilaf

Posted on Nov 7th, 2015

Rice is such an economical side dish, and one that my boys all love, so I'm always looking for new ways to prepare it. This Cranberry Almond Rice…

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Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Pork Medallions

Posted on Nov 19th, 2015

The holiday season is a time I tend to think more about what I'm thankful for, and despite it being a hectic time of year, I do try to slow down a…

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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 Chocolate Pecan Pie

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2016

If you love pecan pie, and even if you don't, you're going to love this Cranberry Chocolate Pecan Pie. Trust me, pecan pie haters, my husband is one…

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Cranberry Christmas Cake

Posted on Nov 30th, 2014

I'm not sure why, but I always feel like a cake is too "everyday" to serve as a Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert. But this Cranberry Christmas Cake…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Posted on Nov 27th, 2011

I tried this fabulous Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip at Thanksgiving and it shot straight to the top of my list of favorite holiday appetizers.  I'll be…

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Cranberry Orange Crumb Cake

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

If you're looking for something delicious to serve for Christmas morning breakfast, then this Cranberry Orange Crumb Cake is the recipe for you!I…

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Cranberry Pepper Jelly Turkey Breast

Posted on Nov 14th, 2016

I love trying out new turkey recipes in the week's leading up to Thanksgiving. And let me tell you, this Cranberry Pepper Jelly Turkey Breast was a…

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Cranberry Swirl Bread

Posted on Dec 14th, 2013

Oh my heavens! This beautiful Cranberry Swirl Bread may be the best thing that ever happened to the humble cranberry. And I love all things…

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Creamy Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Posted on Nov 1st, 2015

It's officially November. Which means the "holiday season" is officially upon us. One of my favorite things about this time of year is having an…

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Favorite Dinner Rolls

Posted on Nov 21st, 2014

Just in time for your holiday dinner, I'm sharing my family's Favorite Dinner Rolls recipe (although we have been known to eat them for breakfast,…

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Fluffy No-Knead Dinner Rolls

Posted on Oct 27th, 2017

Everyone needs one really good, really easy dinner roll recipe in their repertoire, and these Fluffy No-Knead Dinner Rolls are it! You don't…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this Frozen Cranberry Salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do. It's one of the easiest dishes to prepare on my…

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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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Green Bean Casserole Cups

Posted on Nov 4th, 2014

I have a confession to make. I've never been a fan of the green bean casserole that's so popular at Thanksgiving. But I've always wanted to like it,…

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Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

For almost nine years my youngest has claimed he doesn't like carrots, until he tried these Honey Ginger Roasted carrots. I'm right there with him.…

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Make Ahead Freezer Rolls

Posted on Mar 22nd, 2017

I love the convenience of frozen dinner rolls. Especially the ones you raise and bake yourself, because they taste so close to homemade. But these…

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Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes

Posted on Apr 12th, 2010

Scalloped potatoes are just so good!  And this Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes recipe is simple and delicious. It's a show stopping side dish for any…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping

Posted on Oct 13th, 2015

I've tried quite a few pumpkin cheesecake recipes over the years, and this Pumpkin Cheesecake with Sour Cream Topping is by far my favorite. My…

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Pumpkin Chocolate Swirl Bundt Cake

Posted on Oct 17th, 2016

If there's anything I love more than pumpkin, it's pumpkin and chocolate. It's such a great flavor combo! If you've ever had a pumpkin chocolate chip…

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Pie

Posted on Nov 3rd, 2017

I'm a huge pumpkin pie fan, so I'm always looking for new ways to make traditional pumpkin pie. And this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Swirl Pie is one of my…

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Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake

Posted on Nov 14th, 2011

This Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake is a quick and easy pumpkin dessert that my whole family loves. Even my my husband, who doesn't typically like…

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Quick Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

Posted on Nov 1st, 2016

The holiday season can be so hectic. That's why I always like to have a few quick and easy appetizer and dinner ideas up my sleeve for those busy…

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Quinoa Pomegranate Salad with Candied Pecans

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

When it comes to planning my holiday menu, I try to include as many make-ahead dishes as I can. Things just seem to go more smoothly when I can do…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pumpkin Seeds and Bacon

Posted on Nov 8th, 2017

Brussels sprouts are one of those things I couldn't stand as a kid that I absolutely love as an adult. And these Roasted Brussels Sprouts with…

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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 Sweet and Spicy Cranberry Sauce recipe is…

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Sweet Potato Gratin

Posted on Nov 10th, 2014

I'm a huge fan of sweet potatoes, but the rest of my family doesn't generally care for them (crazy!).  Enter this Sweet Potato Gratin. My family…

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Sweet Potato Wedges with Bacon Dressing

Posted on Nov 17th, 2016

My family is pretty divided when it comes to sweet potatoes. Half of us love them (including me!), half of us don't. But even the sweet potato…

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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. So if you're looking for a cranberry…

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