To know me is to know I have turkey troubles. The story of our Gas Station Turkey several years ago spread far and wide after I shared it on Facebook, and the end result of that snafu (along with dinner that year not taking place until nine-freaking-thirty PM) is that we never outsourced our Thanksgiving […]

Food, Fun, Holidays, Humor

December 3, 2019

And Now for Something Completely Different…

Upside Down Turkey Recipe

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for amazing Thanksgiving recipes to add to your arsenal. I like to mix old favorites with a few new recipes each year, just to shake things up — but I want to know beyond a shadow of a doubt that whatever new thing I’m making is like, THE […]

Food, Holidays

November 13, 2017

35 Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes: Tried, Tested, and GOBBLED UP.

Best Ever Thanksgiving Recipes

I had never heard of Swedish Spritz until I met my husband. His mother is a renowned cook and baker and the Swedish Spritz cookies she made each Christmas were one of his favorite childhood memories– Since my husband’s love language is FOOD (Oh hush, it’s totally a love language, I don’t care what Gary […]

Desserts, Food, Holidays, Kid Favorites

January 26, 2016

A Swedish Spritz for All Seasons

My mother-in-law’s famous and ridiculously simple creamed corn recipe. You won’t believe how good it is- I’ve tried much more complicated recipes using fresh-shucked silver queen corn and none of them were even half as good as this recipe! It takes just minutes to make and it’s a kid favorite. A Thanksgiving must. Ingredients 16 oz. frozen corn 1 […]

Food, Holidays, Kid Favorites, Sides

November 24, 2014

Noni’s Creamed Corn

Seriously. It is. This recipe is based on Martha Stewart’s very popular recipe for mac and cheese, which you can find all over the Internet- HOWEVER, if you’re familiar with Martha Stewart’s recipes, you know that they often contain ingredients that are difficult to find and steps that are tough to follow. So I did […]

Food, Holidays, Kid Favorites, Sides

May 14, 2013

This is the Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipe in the World