Holiday

Sugarplum Bread

Sugarplum Bread

Do you know anyone who actually likes fruitcake? I know exactly two people and they are Granny and my mom/intern. In fact our mom asks for a fruitcake every year for Christmas and because no one else is willing to even try this dessert pariah seasonal […]

Thanksgiving Leftover Chopped Salad

Thanksgiving Leftover Chopped Salad

We all know that the very best part of Thanksgiving dinner happens the day after Thanksgiving. Or a few hours after you finish your pumpkin pie. So once you’ve stuffed yourself silly, and you are starting to think about your next meal, let it be this […]

Mashed Rutabaga

Mashed Rutabaga

I first heard the term “friendsgiving” maybe ten years ago. I was still young and had energy to leave my house after 7:00 pm and didn’t really understand the concept. Why wouldn’t you just meet friends at a bar rather then fixing another big meal? […]

The Perfect Turkey Gravy

The Perfect Turkey Gravy

When we started organizing Granny’s big box of recipes, we found that a lot of them called for “grang.” Turkey grang, chicken grang, beef grang. We squinted at Granny’s beautiful cursive, googled grang, asked around. Nothing. Several recipes ended up in the “Grang” Pile and […]

Cranberry Sorbet

Cranberry Sorbet

For many people, myself included, the cranberry sauce element of Thanksgiving dinner is quite the afterthought. Judge away, but I happen to love the cranberry jelly right out of the can, still in the shape of the can. Although it doesn’t look like much, I’ve […]

Sausage Cornbread

Sausage Cornbread

Before you dot the i’s and cross the t’s of your final holiday menu, consider adding Sausage Cornbread somewhere -anywhere- to your lineup! It is a dish that can be whatever you need it to be. If you need a make-and-bake-ahead breakfast so you don’t […]

Granny’s Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Granny’s Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Ah, pumpkin pie. It is finally time to share Granny’s recipe for this old fashioned classic staple of every Thanksgiving dessert buffet. Even when we cannot pass another bite of turkey or stuffing past our lips without the fear of exploding, we can all still defy […]

Apple and Herb Stuffing

Apple and Herb Stuffing

Stuffing and dressing and filling, oh my! These days it seems like no one can agree on anything, and this Thanksgiving staple is no different. I’d much rather discuss the discord in naming our Thanksgiving sides than discuss the disagreements of our current political climate. While […]

Indian Pudding || Lost and Found

Indian Pudding || Lost and Found

Get out your feather duster because this recipe has been lost and collecting dust for a few centuries. Now that it has been found, Indian Pudding is one recipe that I certainly hope you will be adding to your Thanksgiving menu. This traditional New England dessert […]

Maple Sweet Potatoes  ||  Homemade in a Hurry

Maple Sweet Potatoes || Homemade in a Hurry

It’s just about that time of year! Where we take something perfectly healthy, and do our best to make it decadent while turning a blind eye to calorie count. Green beans, for example — stir in some cream of mushroom soup, fried onions, and bacon and you’ve gone from a nutritious […]



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