Tag: Holiday

Leg of Lamb with Citrus Rub and Gravy

Leg of Lamb with Citrus Rub and Gravy

At some point during early adulthood, I decided to train myself to like olives. I had always found them disgusting, but enough was enough and I would like them. It worked! Now, not only do I love olives, but I crave them. And so my […]

Cranberry and Fig Chutney

Cranberry and Fig Chutney

You know how you meal plan for the but one night you end up not in the mood to cook so you order Chinese food, but enough food for 27 people (just me?)? And then there you are with leftovers for the next 3 days?So what […]

Philadelphia Sticky Buns

Philadelphia Sticky Buns

I have been dying to make these Philadelphia Sticky Buns for about a year now, but I knew I wanted them to be a breakfast idea for Christmas morning. Christmas is pretty much the only day that it is completely OK to bombard your arteries […]

Cheesy Spinach and Bacon Breakfast Squares

Cheesy Spinach and Bacon Breakfast Squares

Does breakfast planning fall through the cracks when you’re getting ready for company? I usually thaw a package of English muffins (anyone else hoard them when they are BOGO?) and make sure we have some eggs ready for guests to prepare to their liking. Oh, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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