Nov 13, 2016

Triple Antioxidant Cabernet Blueberry Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving is on the horizon–are you ready to shake up some tradition?  How about trying a Triple Antioxidant Cabernet Blueberry Cranberry Sauce?  The inspiration for this came from the blog Averie Cooks (thanks Averie!).  But while she seasoned with “sweet spices” like cinnamon and cloves, I decided to take mine more savory with thyme and bay.  

Cheesy Green Bean Gratinata is a favorite at Thanksgiving

Nov 1, 2015

Cheesy Green Bean Gratinata with Cherry Tomatoes

You’ve got to love classic recipes like Green Beans Almondine.  Super easy and delicious, who can argue with browned butter!  But sometimes you have to shake things up–and this recipe for Cheesy Green Bean Gratinata is more than up to the challenge.  Cheesy Green Bean Gratinata, known lovingly in our family as “that green bean dish with the cheese and … Continue reading

Nov 29, 2014

Cranberry Swirl Muffins (or Jam Swirl, or…)

Thanksgiving and the harvest season have just passed–which means that most American refrigerators and cupboards are full.  Do you have an abundance of leftover cranberry sauce?  A bonanza of canned jam?  Well these Cranberry Swirl Muffins (or Peach Jam Muffins or…) may be just what you need.  The origin of this recipe really began a few years ago, when I … Continue reading

Nov 23, 2011

Ten Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas (and an Announcement)

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  It is an occasion that I have never hosted (perhaps this helps make it a favorite 😉 ) but I’ve been known to make a Thanksgiving style dinner on an ordinary day–just for the heck of it. You see I am seriously in love with leftovers.  Not where you eat the same thing … Continue reading