Pfeffernusse Cookies, also called German peppernut cookies, are small spice cookies full of molasses, brown sugar, and warm spices. They’re incredibly fragrant, flavorful, and perfect with a hot cup of tea. Pfeffernusse cookies ring in the holidays every bit as much as pumpkin spice welcomes Read More..
Holiday recipes, foods, and ideas to make those days even more special.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are the sweet and creamy, perfect little bite that makes a great alternative to traditional Thanksgiving pies. Plus, these little cookies are ready in about 1 hour. Since COVID has forced all of us to downsize our holidays this year, I’ve felt Read More..
As most of us are looking at smaller holiday gatherings this year, these easy roasted turkey legs are a perfect solution for a party of 4 or less. Rubbed in a flavorful compound butter and roasted at a high temperature, the legs have gorgeously golden Read More..
This spicy Southern corn casserole is a decadent, savory take on the traditionally sweet Southern corn pudding. This quick and easy side dish is perfect for your holiday table or as part of a weeknight meal. If you’ve never eaten a Southern Corn Casserole or Read More..
Pommes Anna is a classic French dish that is delicious, beautiful, and sophisticated. Replace your ho-hum, standard mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, and impress your loved ones with this buttery, golden topped side dish. This side dish is all about the simplicity of ingredients to produce Read More..
Wanting something a little out of the ordinary for your Thanksgiving meal? This Savory Carrot Flan is an elegant, yet surprisingly easy to make side dish that your family will love. And who wouldn’t love their own individual flan? Not quite a souffle, this dish Read More..
Fresh cranberry salsa is a spicy, sweet twist on the traditional cranberry sauce. I like to serve this alongside the holiday turkey or spooned onto cream cheese as an appetizer. The salsa also makes a great dip with tortilla chips. For years, our cranberry sauce Read More..
Want something a little different to finish your Thanksgiving meal? This peanut butter pie with chocolate ganache is light and fluffy with a rich, fudgy top. It’s perfectly sweet, without being heavy. I adore anything that has peanut butter and chocolate in it and this Read More..
This Savory Apple And Chestnut Dressing is a traditional Thanksgiving side dish. The chestnuts add a wonderful texture, while the apples provide just a hint of sweetness. Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth to appeal to the vegetarians sitting at your holiday table. WHAT Read More..
Creamy Italian Chestnut Soup is so decadent, rich, and silky. It’s earthy from the chestnuts, savory from the aromatics and herbs, and topped with a Parmesan crema. I love serving this impressive soup in beautiful little crocks as a first course on Thanksgiving. Chestnuts feel Read More..
Caramel Apple Mimosas are easy and delicious cocktails that are perfect for Thanksgiving brunch. I love caramel apple cocktails and these mimosas are the sweet treat that you need to be sipping on cool Fall weekends! Mimosas are typically made with champagne and orange juice. Read More..
This curried couscous with jeweled fruit is an easy side dish that is not only delicious and healthy, but it’s also beautiful to look at with the orange hue from the curry, the dark raisins, and bright red pomegranate seeds. It’s an unexpected holiday side Read More..
From wearing the perfect clothes to deciding on a dinner menu, everything must reflect the true spirit of Thanksgiving. You dinner spread may include all the popular Thanksgiving recipes but you always need a refreshing drink to wash all that down. Before you go on Read More..