Smashed Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potatoes were always my favorite side.  I know I might be in the minority on this one. I love the contrast of sweet and savory, and the sugary crunch of the brown sugar topping.  And who doesn’t love that beautiful orange color? I found these years ago from Ina Garten, of Barefoot Contessa Fame.…

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New England Stuffing with Sausage, Apples, and Cranberries

We had a “Friendsgiving” last night with some great new friends, and I can’t wait to share everything with you!  Here is a little taste of our meal… Today I’m going to share about our stuffing, it was amazing!  Tomorrow is “How to Roast a Turkey” and this gorgeous Orange Turkey Recipe.  Then I’ll share…

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Getting Ready for Thanksgiving…

Anyone hosting Thanksgiving this year?  I am sad to say that I am not.  I hosted my first Thanksgiving before Dan and I were even dating.  I absolutely LOVE it!  The decorating, the planning, the lists, the grocery shopping, and then the cooking.  Oh how I adore the cooking! I’m preparing a little early Thanksgiving…

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Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

I know this is the nations most hated vegetable.  But I am here to defend it! I believe its gotten a bad rap through poor cooking methods, and trashy rumor mongering.  I am here to set the record straight. There is actually a website out there devoted to brussel sprouts.  There is probably more than…

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