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What do pan drippings, stock, milk, salt and pepper get you? Glorious, creamy gravy. Perfect for your Thanksgiving celebration.
The classic BLT gets jazzed up with the addition of succulent, spicy Cajun shrimp.
Spaghetti Puttanesca. This salty, spicy tomato sauce gets its wonderful flavor from olives, capers, crushed red pepper and anchovies.
Spinach, Arugula, Cranberries, Walnuts and Goat Cheese combine to make a pretty and flavorful addition to your Thanksgiving Table.
Creamy mashed potatoes mixed with bacon, green onions, cheddar, havarti and gruyere cheeses. Topped with more cheese and baked until bubbly.
Having a smaller thanksgiving gathering? These Roasted Turkey Thighs are the perfect alternative to the traditional Thanksgiving turkey.
Chicken Piccata. My new favorite butter-licious way to jazz up the plain ol' chicken breast.
Got a cold? Nothing will help sooth your sore throat or quiet your cough like a hot bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup.
My grown up version of a ham and cheese sandwich. Prosciutto, Chanterelle mushroom and mozzarella panini.
Looking for something to dunk your grilled cheese in? Try this Fire Roasted Tomato soup with tomatoes, wine, garlic, basil and half and half.
Deep Fried Pickles. They're crispy, salty, tangy and make the perfect snack to dip into homemade ranch dip.
Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes. Super-moist, Super-chocolaty and dairy free. Yes, I said no dairy but trust me, you wont miss it.
Flat Iron Steak with a Serrano Chili-Lime Sauce. Spicy in a "my mouth is on fire but its so good I just cant stop eating it" kind of way.
Deliciously addictive, perfectly seasoned Oven Baked Pita Chips. A healthier way to snack and a perfect way to enjoy homemade hummus.
I firmly believe there is no such thing as too much garlic so this Roasted Garlic Hummus got an extra garlic kick from fresh garlic oil.
Green beans sauteed with onions, pepper bacon and a splash of white wine. The perfect way to perk up a traditional green bean side dish.
Pizza casserole. Just think of it as your favorite pizza tossed with pasta, topped with mozzarella and baked until bubbly.
Nobody better lay a finger on my Butterfinger... Cookies.
Beef Samosas. Seasoned beef and veggies wrapped in flaky puff pastry and baked until golden. A perfect party appetizer.
When you start planning your holiday menus be sure to save a spot for these creamy Horseradish and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes.
Sausage, peppers and onions sauteed with white wine, garlic and oregano and tossed with hot pasta. I may never go out for pasta again.
Dark chocolate, caramel, vanilla, cinnamon and chopped nuts make the perfect dessert dip for your upcoming Halloween parties.
The perfect way to savor mushroom season. Chicken baked with crimini mushrooms, thyme and garlic.
Meatloaf with beef, sausage and sauteed mushrooms. Topped with a cream sauce made from pan drippings, cream and fresh herbs. Hello comfort.
Yukon gold potatoes seasoned with salt, pepper, olive oil and rosemary. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Perfectly simple.
My blog turned 1 this week so I made this super moist Pumpkin Cake with Amaretto Cream Cheese frosting to celebrate.
Perfect for Fall. Butternut Squash Soup with Curried Squash Seeds. I once found squash intimidating, now I find it downright delicious.
Tartar sauce is the perfect compliment for many fish dishes. Next time skip the condiment aisle and make your own. Its super easy.
Truffle Salt Popcorn. And to think I once, naively, thought that buttery-salty popcorn could not get any better.
No tailgating trip is complete without a chili dog. Try this version with a quick chili loaded with meat, beans, bell peppers and jalapenos.
Tired of hitting the frozen aisle for your fish sticks? These simple oven baked halibut fish sticks are easy to make at home.
Butter, garlic, fresh parsley and oregano combine to make this Herb Garlic Bread. Its buttery and garlicky just as garlic bread should be.
A disastrous trip to the grocery store turned into this lovely Creamy Herb Fettuccine with fresh sage, parsley,oregano, shallots and garlic.
The September Daring Bakers Challenge. Homemade Vols-au-Vent with a creamy spinach and bacon filling.