Archive for November, 2014

Edible Cookie Dough

  We all know the best part of chocolate chip cookies is the dough.  But I always feel like I’m poisoning my kids by letting them have a spoonful.  Here’s a cookie dough that won’t… Read more »

November 22, 2014 | Desserts, Snacks & Drinks

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

If you are preparing Thanksgiving dinner, you might be a little overwhelmed with the turkey. Or maybe with all the desserts. Who even knows how to make dressing?  Well, Roasted Brussels Sprouts will be a… Read more »

November 20, 2014 | Sides

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  Sweet potatoes are delicious without marshmallows, did you know that?  Really, they are!  Try these for Thanksgiving, and you won’t be disappointed!  You can add more potatoes to feed more folks, just add more… Read more »

November 20, 2014 | Sides

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

  If you are hosting a small group for Thanksgiving, you might consider roasting a full turkey breast instead of a whole turkey.  Or if you have a really big group, throw on another turkey… Read more »

November 20, 2014 | Main Dishes

Salted Caramel Pecan Tart

I love this tart as an alternative to traditional pecan pie.  And if you bake it in a pretty tart pan, it looks beautiful, too.    

November 20, 2014 | Desserts

Bread Machine Crescent Rolls

Let me start out by saying that I’m not a baker.  I’ll make an occasional cookie or pie, but when it comes to bread,  I haven’t had much success.  I even have a bread machine…. Read more »

November 19, 2014 | Sides

Cranberry Salsa

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to start planning Thanksgiving.  Turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce….   It’s no secret in my family that I don’t like cranberry sauce.  Even homemade cranberry sauce is yuck to… Read more »

November 15, 2014 | Snacks & Drinks
Thai Rice with Ginger Peanut Sauce

Thai Rice with Ginger Peanut Sauce

As the holidays approach, I’m always looking for a recipe that is figure friendly, can be made in advance, feeds a crowd, and isn’t turkey. Thai Rice with Ginger Peanut Sauce fits the bill!  … Read more »

November 13, 2014 | Main Dishes, Soup and Salad