Category: Thanksgiving

Load them up

Are you a cookie, cake, brownie, cupcake, pie or blondie fan?  What was that…your a fan of all them?  Oh wait, sorry that was me…I LOVE ALL DESSERT!!  Many times I have a very hard time deciding, but last week I was craving some blondies…and I decided to load them …

Pumpkin in the morning

Hello Fall…you know what that means…it is PUMPKIN time!! I have to say the beginning of Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  Bring on the pumpkins, yummy foods and cooler weather!! A match made in pumpkin heaven… Over the next few months you will see pumpkin recipes everywhere, …

mashin’ up a sweet tater

A sweet tater (or potato if your not my dad) is God’s gift to the land of yummy starches…at least in my opinion.  I just love the bit of sweet (or sometimes a lot of sweet) and the bright orange color and of course all the delicious dishes you can make …

dreams are made of this new pumpkin love…

Obviously pumpkin is on everyone’s brain this week…and my brain is defiantly no exception.  Really to be honest pumpkin is all I can think about…I just love pumpkin everything.  Now the traditional pumpkin desserts are perfect for your Thanksgiving table but this year I wanted to change things up a …

a little something sweet for (almost) everyone

A sweet potato casserole is a MUST HAVE on all of our Holiday tables.  There is just something so wonderful about the rich, creamy and fluffy casserole that makes the Holiday’s something super special.   In the past most of our casseroles have just had a brown sugar crumb topping because some …

a little punkin butter fun

OK it is no secret that I LOVE pumpkin anything and everything…I love pumpkin pie, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pasta, but I especially LOVE pumpkin butter.   My obsession with pumpkin butter started several years ago on a quick trip to Williams Sonoma to pick-up some kitchen towels (they …

Dessert made easy (as pecan pie)

** Making pie can be so intimidating but with these bars are the best of a favorite pie without all the pie crust and intimation factor…love desserts like this!! Growing up my sweet MeeMaw made the best pecan pie.  The crust was flaky and buttery while the filling was sweet …

green beans all bundled up

***If your looking to make your Holiday Green Beans something to remember then these bundles are a MUST MAKE!  I have updated the recipe to reflect a slight change I made the last time I made them…the addition of Worcestershire sauce adds a richness to this already wonderful side (updated …

Turkey Time folks!!!

 *** This is one of my most favorite ways to cook turkey…it comes out super juicy with tons of flavor and the gravy is AMAZING!!  I have made a few slight updates to this tried and true recipe. (updated November 2015) With less than a week until Turkey Day, it is …