Archive for November, 2011

Greek Turkey Meatballs

Sometimes I’ll cook something for dinner thinking it was the best thing I’ve ever eaten, and then the subsequent blog post will get a normal amount of traffic.  And then other times I’ll cook something… Read more »

November 30, 2011 | Main Dishes

Fresh Cranberry Apple Salad

Sick of leftovers yet?  How about a salad to get all that gravy out of your system?  This salad is so festive with the red and green…it’s time to deck the halls! I think I’m… Read more »

November 28, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Thanksgiving Rolls

Here are the rolls my mom made for Thanksgiving. They are really yeast-y and soft.  Love them! And they way they are rolled up is so pretty. I’ve never been able to make bread at… Read more »

November 23, 2011 | Sides

Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving comes once a year, you know.  Since we will be traveling on Thursday, ours came early this year.  Every family has dishes that are specific to them, be it dressing (that’s what we call… Read more »

November 22, 2011 | Sides

Ravioli with Sauteed Brussels Sprouts and Golden Raisins

This is the best left-overs meal I think I’ve ever made! I was trying to use up some stuff in the fridge and based the recipe on this Caramelized Brussels Sprouts recipe (which I thought… Read more »

November 21, 2011 | Main Dishes


Have you ever had popovers?  Love them.  The texture is great because they are kind of crunchy/chewy on the outside and light on the inside.  The best part is that you don’t have to know… Read more »

November 17, 2011 | Breakfast, Sides

Parmesan Baked Eggs

I got a treat this morning when my friend brought over a dozen fresh eggs laid by their chickens.  We’ve had fresh eggs before, but never from a chicken-friend.  Ha!  Here is a pic from… Read more »

November 16, 2011 | Breakfast, Main Dishes

Baked Pesto Chicken

I’m sure all you Martha types out there made homemade pesto with the end of season basil plants in your garden.  And that pesto will make this recipe just wonderful! But for those of us… Read more »

November 15, 2011 | Main Dishes

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Green Chile Enchiladas

My friend, said that if she were on death row (I wonder what got here there??), these enchiladas might be her last meal.  Yep, they are good.  But I’d say they are a little too… Read more »

November 10, 2011 | Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Black Beans with Cilantro Lime Rice

I love a slow cooker recipe that doesn’t require much prep or pre-cooking.  And how can you beat a dinner that ends up costing less than $5 to feed a family of 5 (with leftovers!)? … Read more »

November 9, 2011 | Main Dishes