Hearty Pumpkin Soup

We recently had a visit from some friends who’ve spent ten years living in Sweden. […]

bowl of pumpkin soup

Happy Thanksgiving from the Kitchen

We want to wish each of you a very blessed and Happy Thanksgiving Day. We’re […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Table decoration

Thanksgiving Dinner: Think about that turkey carcass NOW

Wondering what to do with the turkey carcass after your big feast is done? Whatever you […]

slow-roasted turkeys just look different

Thanksgiving Dinner: How to make gravy

Now that you’ve carved the turkey, there’s one important task ahead before you’re ready to […]

how to make gravy

Thanksgiving Dinner: Looking ahead to leftovers

One of the very best things about cooking Thanksgiving dinner can be the MOUNTAINS of […]

turkey stock

Banana Bread French Toast–oh my!

This Banana Bread French Toast was inspired by a recent visit to a national breakfast […]

Let’s talk about Thanksgiving

We’re hosting our first-ever virtual Kitchen gabfest this Wednesday night from 7PM to 8PM over […]

Thanksgiving Dinner: Pecan Pie

When I needed a recipe for pecan pie, I turned to some of my closest […]

pecans for pecan pie

Thanksgiving Dinner: Pies and Desserts

What’s on your Thanksgiving dessert menu? The traditional pumpkin pie? Pecan pie? Or something more […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Saturday’s Slick Trick: Keeping Fresh Herbs FRESH

Nothing beats cooking with fresh herbs, but KEEPING those herbs fresh until you’re ready to […]

Thanksgiving Dinner: Vegetable Side Dishes

What kind of Thanksgiving side-dish personality do you have?  Are you the kind of cook […]

Onions for Thanksgiving turkey stuffing

Feeding Holiday guests

For some of us, it’s not just a matter of putting Thanksgiving dinner on the […]

Breakfast souffles

Authentic Homemade Banana Pudding

Banana pudding is a much-loved dessert here in the southeast where I live. I have […]

homemade banana pudding with meringue topping

Thanksgiving Dinner: Sweet Potatoes & Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Casserole is a quintessential Thanksgiving dinner sidedish. There are a number of variations […]

sweet potatoes for thanksgiving casseroles

Saturday’s Slick Trick: Grinding your own spices

At this time of year, all the holiday baking can sometimes sneak up on me […]

Thanksgiving Dinner: Appetizers

Who needs appetizers along with Thanksgiving Dinner, you say? Well, in our family, they are […]

cheese and crackers

Dense, hearty, healthy Pumpkin Muffins

I love my favorite pumpkin bread recipe and could just about live on pumpkin bread […]

hot pumpkin muffin with butter