holiday recipe

Sourdough, Sausage, and Chestnut Stuffing

Recipe Sunday

Did Thanksgiving sneak up on anyone else this year? Or was it just me? And was anyone else feeling this exact same way last year? I mean, yesterday was Halloween and the day before that was Labor Day, so I don't know what's happening to the yearly calendar as I get...

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Candy Cane Marshmallows

Recipe Sunday

Was this a seriously fast holiday season for anyone else? Since Thanksgiving was a week later than normal, I've been feeling the lack of that fourth holiday week to check everything off my Christmas to-dos. Presents bought? Check. Wrapped? Not so much. Decorations...

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Pumpkin Soup with Chili Cran-Apple Relish

Recipe Sunday

Thanksgiving feels much later in the month this year which means two things: 1) More time to build the epic 20 person farmhouse table for hosting Friendsgiving and 2) more time to overdose on pumpkin. Both of which are oh-so-good. When it comes to an easy first...

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Fresh Pear and Cranberry Pie

Recipe Sunday

Happy Lovebirds Week!! In honor of Valentine's Day , we have a very special dessert coming your way today - not only does it taste like a millions bucks, but it's GORGEOUS to look at. And isn't that what love is really all about? A sweet soul wrapped up in a cute...

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Maple-Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie

Recipe Sunday

'Tis the season of baked goods overload - pie madness, cookie overkill, brittle surplus, and candy, candy, candy. Everyday has brought a new package to our doorstep from friends and family filled with more sugary goodness. My poor stomach muscles don't stand a...

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Candy Cane Rolls

Recipe Sunday

I have the WORST luck when it comes to baking with yeast. There's always something that goes wrong - too hot, too cold, too much flour, too much water, too much kneading, not enough rising - sheesh. So high maintenance. In fact, it was after yet another batch of...

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Candied Sweet Potato Pie

Recipe Sunday

For the past month or so here on Recipe Sunday, I've been raving about my favorite holiday foods - mostly stuffing, stuffing, and more stuffing. But there's one food that was never on that 'favorite' list. Because I hated it. Yams. Ick. Icky, ick, ick. They were...

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Spicy Chipotle Gravy

Recipe Sunday

I know you've all been waiting with bated breath and whisk in hand over the last month for this week's Recipe Sunday to post... and the wait is finally over. We have the third and final installment of Rachael Ray's Thanksgiving in 60 Minutes menu to share with...

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Pumpkin Muffin Stuffin’

Recipe Sunday

You know how there's certain foods that feel and taste so good that it becomes one of those special, exotic treats that you wish your mother made everyday, but you also don't wish they it made everyday because then it wouldn't be special anymore? Growing up,...

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Pressed Herbs and Spices Turkey Breast

Recipe Sunday

Three years ago, two months after Jeff and I moved from our first teeny apartment into our current home, we hosted Thanksgiving dinner for the first time. We had only been married a little over two years, and since we suddenly had a brand new dining room with a...

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