Category Archives: All

My Favorite Herbed Stuffing (Vegetarian Recipe)

This is my absolute favorite stuffing recipe. It’s rich and luxurious and decadent for the holidays yet it’s still vegetarian. The cranberries add a bit of tart sweetness to the savory stuffing and the pecan cracker crumble adds a richness … Continue reading

Posted in Basics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Christmas Dinner (Recipe: Crock Pot Sauerbraten)

I’m hosting Christmas dinner this year, so I thought I’d share with you what I’ll be making over the next several days for the big day. For dessert I’ll be making a spice cake with cream cheese frosting, a German … Continue reading

Posted in All, Dinner, Entertaining, For Kids, Lunch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Salt Dough Ornaments

Forgive my lack of posting in recent weeks.  I’ve been battling the tempestuous nature of Christmas shopping and I’m now happy to report that I have exhaustively executed my to do list.  I may now even consider myself completely done … Continue reading

Posted in All, Entertaining, For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Practically Perfect Pumpkin Pie

  Pumpkin pie is underrated.  It can be easy or you can make every component from scratch, and top it with cinnamon infused homemade whipped cream.  Or not!  It’s totally your call. If I have sugar pumpkins lying about that … Continue reading

Posted in Basics, Dessert, Entertaining, For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies

Well, it’s been two seconds since Halloween ended, so obviously the world is planning for the holidays.   Is that right?  That can’t possibly be right. I still have fake spiderweb remnants hanging from my ceiling that I need to … Continue reading

Posted in All | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Roasted Pecorino Brussel Sprouts with a Pomegranate and Cider Glaze

This is one of my many answers for what to eat in place of salad when the weather starts to cool off.  It’s really easy to make, but doesn’t lack in flavor, bite or texture.  It’s complex and unique without … Continue reading

Posted in All | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Classic Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These cookies are irresistible.  The walnuts add depth as well as a certain richness, while the brown sugar and vanilla palate wraps around the robust chocolate chunks; keeping things perfectly balanced with a bit of chewy –and a lot of … Continue reading

Posted in All, Basics, Dessert | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Easy Six Ingredient Apple Turnovers

  This recipe requires only six ingredients and fills the air with home-baked apple cinnamon goodness in no more than thirty minutes. It’s classic and simple and uncomplicated.   You’re more than welcome to use your own homemade puff pastry … Continue reading

Posted in Basics, Breakfast, Dessert, Entertaining, For Kids | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sweet Sage Brown Butter Roasted Acorn Squash

This recipe is a fall staple that’s required for a number of dishes, from various takes on mac n’ cheese or lasagna to traditional autumnal soups and stews or stuffings and dressings.  You’ll find roasted acorn squash in a variety … Continue reading

Posted in All, Basics, Dinner, Entertaining, For Kids, Lunch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments