Dinner Mishap? Have a Backup Meal Plan

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Not every meal you serve will be picture perfect. While mishaps can happen, you can save the day by having a backup meal plan. It stands to reason that not every meal you plan will go the way you want it to. Life happens. The power goes out. You forget to thaw something. Such is […]

How Food Presentation Can Transform Your Meals

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Food doesn’t need to be expensive to be special. In fact, food presentation can make the simplest, cheapest eats seem like a feast for a king. While few of us have unlimited grocery budgets, it’s not that hard to put out a fancy spread. Oh sure, you can spend a small fortune on groceries, but […]

Fill a Beverage Box for Holiday Entertaining

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Are you ready to share a cup of good cheer with friends and family this month? Stock up and fill a beverage box so that you’re more than ready for any festivities that arise. Christmas is coming…. the goose is getting fat…. I love that song, even if it really has nothing to do with […]

Prepare a Snack Tray for Easy Holiday Entertaining

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Be prepared for guests and have your larder stocked with quick snacks and appetizers. Pulling together an impromptu snack tray will be quick and easy. Tomato Salad on Toast We like fun food around here. We like snacky food. We like to eat fun, snacky food with friends and neighbors. And sometimes, especially around the […]

8 Fantastic Desserts for Thanksgiving

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Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with one — or more — of these delicious desserts! You know the old adage, “So many desserts, so little time.” It’s true, of course. It’s so hard to choose just one dessert to make for Thanksgiving. Even though we often have only eight people which would maybe need a […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes You Must Try This Year

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Are you planning for a Thanksgiving feast? Need some fresh inspiration? Here are our favorite Thanksgiving recipes you must try this year. Thanksgiving is probably one of my favorite holidays. Fall weather is beautiful, and Thanksgiving food is amazing. The day is punctuated by food, family, football, and some more food. We are spending a […]

Our Must-Make Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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The turkey may be the star of the Thanksgiving feast, but these must-make recipes are perfect Thanksgiving side dishes. Last week I spent a few hours getting ready for Thanksgiving. I put on some Christmas music and prepped for our big feast. We’ll be hitting the road early on Thursday to visit my in-laws and […]

Thanksgiving Recipes to Make-Ahead and Freeze

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Preparing a Thanksgiving feast can be difficult work. Make it a bit easier by choosing some make-ahead dishes that are freezer-friendly or can be stored in the fridge for a day or two. You know what a big fan I am of freezer recipes. If I can make a double or even triple batch of […]