thanksgiving

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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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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Give Thanks

Casa de Youngren

My only wish for the day was to not screw anything up. As long as the turkeys weren't dry, the house didn't burn down, and the stuffing didn't run out, I would be ok. Everything would be ok. The time and effort and expense of being completely over our heads with...

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Warning: Stretchy Pants Required

Casa de Youngren

It's our first time ever cooking a turkey and we're doing it today. All of our family is out of town for Thanksgiving this year, so Jeff and I decided to throw a big post-Thanksgiving feast for all of our friends in town. We've been spending the past two weeks...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Casa de Youngren

Casa de Youngren

Today is a good day because (1) I get to start playing Christmas music round the clock for the next 30 days, (2) I woke up to the smell of banana pancakes made by the love of my life, and (3) I get to bust out the decorations. Anyone remember my Christmas Tornado...

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