No one loves Mashed Potatoes more than my son, my 5-year-old can scoop it out of the serving dish, directly into his mouth any time of day! But I like to mix things up, especially for the holidays when I’m always looking for ways to reinvent the classics we love. Here are three new versions to give a try, mashed Cauliflower, Sweet Potato and Rutabaga. Let me know if you […] Read Full Post
You can thaw a turkey, and cook it, all in the same day! (And it will taste delicious, I promise!) Here is the step-by-step.
1 12-15 pound turkey
1 stick of unsalted butter
½ cup extra virgin olive oil
¼ cup dried Herbes de Provence
¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
handful of fresh thyme, destemmed
1 stem of rosemary, destemmed and chopped
handful of whole fresh herbs […] Read Full Post
Turn a classic holiday appetizer, the cheese ball, into an even more festive dish, by shaping it into a pine coke and adding smoked almonds. Here is the recipe below, would love to hear if you try it this holiday season!
Smoked Almond Pine Cone Cheese Ball
8oz. cream cheese
5oz. Roka Blue Cheese
5oz. Cheddar Pub Cheese
1 shallot, diced very fine
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 package smoked, […] Read Full Post
Halloween is a week away and you haven’t even thought of a costume or decorated the house. I have some easy ideas for last minute decorations and costumes. I’m not the least bit crafty, so if I can come up with this, Im sure you can pull it together too! I made a Mummy Door with a few simple things, white streamer, tape, white and black cardboard and the lid […] Read Full Post
If you’ve ever opened up a bag of produce and found it’s already rotten, you know the disappointment and frustration of wasting food (and money). Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to preserve food and make it last longer! […] Read Full Post
Fall is almost here, but the summer heat is still lingering here in the South. Here are some foods that have natural cooling properties to bring your body temp down when you’re feeling overheated.
- Watermelon: It’s 92% water, plus it keeps you fuller, longer, so you’re less likely to reach for salty or sugary foods that can dehydrate you
- Fennel Seeds: Soak them in water overnight, then strain out the
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