Tag: thanksgiving

Recipes Using Thanksgiving Leftovers

The holiday is over, the guests have gone home ¬†and your refrigerator looks like it was taken over by a plastic container facility. Various shapes and sizes and filled with Thanksgiving leftovers, you have to pull them out or dig behind them to find a bottle of water or a […]

80+ Thanksgiving Recipes

I have been hosting Thanksgiving since 2009 and in those nearly seven years of hosting, I’ve amassed quite the collection of Thanksgiving recipes. Ironically, there have only been two years where I have cooked the turkey which kind of makes me laugh. When you hear Thanksgiving, you typically think of […]

2016 Thanksgiving Menu and Planning Tips

Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s just a short nine days away! Are you ready? At this point, and especially after 2013, I feel as though I’m an old pro when it comes to hosting Thanksgiving. No longer do I have nightmares about under-cooked turkey or wake up in a cold […]

Slab Apple Pie

I was watching an episode of The Kitchen and saw Marcella making this apple pie recipe. About 10 seconds into her making the recipe, I grabbed my phone, opened up my Amazon app and found a set of cookie cutters like the ones she was using. With those ordered, I […]

Icebox Butterhorns {Homemade Crescents}

What exactly is an icebox butterhorn? Do you have any idea, because I don’t. I just saw these in the October/November 2012 edition of Taste of Home magazine and thought they’d be the perfect cute little rolls to serve with dinner one night. I don’t want to admit how long […]

Creamed Spinach

If you would have told me 10 years ago I’ve voluntarily make creamed spinach and like it, I’d have laughed at you for a really long time. It took me until my early twenties to even eat spinach leaves and cooked spinach was still completely out of the question. I […]

Glazed Carrots

I’m not really a fan of cooked carrots. I never have been. I’d much prefer to eat carrots in their raw state than ever eat them cooked. Glazed carrots are a pretty common recipe made for Thanksgiving and Christmas so I finally decided to bite the bullet and try them […]

Prosciutto Pear Cups

Happy New Years Eve! Are you hosting or attending a party tonight and still in need of something to bring? These tasty little bites would be the perfect appetizers since they barely take any time at all to whip up and can be served warm or at room temperature. Prosciutto […]

Wild Rice, Mushroom and Celery Stuffing

Stuffing or dressing? Which do you call it? I call it stuffing even though it wasn’t put into any unpleasant places on a bird and then baked. Dressing just sounds funny to me. You aren’t dressing the turkey with it. It’s not clothing. Then again, unstuffed stuffing isn’t that much […]

Pear Honey Cranberry Sauce

I know most people choose not to add cranberry sauce to their plates on Thanksgiving because they don’t like the tart flavor so I went off in search of a recipe that was sweet enough I might be able to do some convincing to at least try it. It  just […]