Basic Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Basic Sweet potato casserole with miniature marshmallows on the top is one of those traditional […]

Bacon-wrapped Water Chestnuts

This is a tried and true favorite in my husband’s family. In fact, it’s really […]

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Brining a Turkey?

As we’re looking ahead to next week’s big Thanksgiving Dinner, for most of us, the […]

Planning a timeline for Thanksgiving Dinner Festivities

I don’t know very many people who aren’t really, REALLY busy at this time of […]

Homemade Pecan Pralines

A couple of days ago, my friend Faye came over to show me how to […]

Pumpkin Pie Gingersnap Dessert

Yesterday I shared the recipe for my friend Muriel’s Pumpkin Pie Dessert. It’s really yummy […]

Pumpkin Pie Dessert

A couple of mornings ago, while I was at a morning gathering of Mothers of […]

Festive Cheese Ball

This comes from the grandmother of my friend Jeri, and appears in their family cookbook. […]

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)

I have got this wonderful scam…er…scheme that I’ve been working. I beg people for their […]

Stacey’s favorite Chocolate Pecan Pie

My great friend, Stacey, who does NOT consider herself much of a cook, gave me […]

That nearly irresistible longing to nap….

In the next few hours, hundreds of thousands of thanks-givers will start thinking nappish thoughts. […]

Turkey still frozen? Don’t Push the Panic Button!

It’s Wednesday. Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. Do you know where YOUR turkey is? Just in case […]

Pear Salad with Raspberry vinaigrette

As Laura mentioned in the post on “lightening up” Thanksgiving dinner, I’m not terribly attached […]

Lighter alternatives for Thanksgiving side dishes

Are you trying to keep your Thanksgiving dinner from being a calorie-bomb, while still having […]

Deep-frying a turkey….

This is a call for help from all you experienced turkey-fryers. Neither one of us […]

Sweet Potato Pie

I got this from a cookbook my mother-in-law gave me years ago, which I have […]

Basic Pie Crust

We thought it might be handy to have a really basic pie crust recipe here, […]

Dutch Apple Pie

While I love cheese on my regular apple pie, nothing beats a dollop of good […]

Plain ol’ Apple Pie

I grew up hearing my dad proclaim, “Apple pie without the cheese is like a […]