Brown Butter Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes will liven up any meal! Easy, stunning and delicious!

Brown Butter Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Smooth and creamy mashed sweet potatoes, nutty brown butter and savory fresh sage come together in a beautiful and delicious side dish! I had to squeeze in just one more side dish before Turkey Day. These Brown Butter Sage Mashed Sweet Potatoes are an easy side dish to add to your holiday meal or any… 

Read More »

Creamy Swiss Cheese Mixed Vegetable Casserole takes just 5 minutes to prepare and only 5 ingredients! So creamy, cheesy and delicious!

Creamy Swiss Cheese Mixed Vegetable Casserole

Creamy, cheesy, flavorful. 5 ingredients and 5 minute prep time: This casserole couldn’t be easier yet it has a surprisingly dynamic flavor! Last year when I hosted my in-laws for Thanksgiving, my mother-in-law whipped up her family’s favorite at the last minute. I enviously watched her throw it all together in a bowl and pop it in… 

Read More »

This easy Apple Sage Sausage Stuffing recipe will be a sure hit! The leeks, fresh herbs, apples, and spicy Italian sausage make it incredibly flavorful!

Apple Sage Sausage Stuffing

You won’t want to miss my Apple Sage Sausage Stuffing! It has a little sweetness from the apples and apple cider, a little spice from the hot Italian chicken sausage, savory flavors from the leeks, onions and a generous amount of fresh herbs, and a little sprinkle of toasted pecans for crunch! I’m just gunna… 

Read More »

Break out of the cranberry rut with this Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce| An easy recipe for any night or your holiday feast!

Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce

Break out of the cranberry sauce rut with this Spiced Apple Cider Cranberry Sauce! Cranberries are simmered with brown sugar, apple cider, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom and tangerine zest! Some days flavor combinations work themselves into every fiber of my being and, try as I might, I can’t shake them. Just me? But who wants to shake them… 

Read More »

25 Thanksgiving Dessert Cupcakes! | Your favorite holiday desserts transformed into adorable cupcakes!

Thanksgiving Dessert Cupcake Round Up

There is something about cupcakes that gets my creative side all excited. I think it’s the seemingly endless combinations of cake, filling and frosting. And then you start adding different crumbles to the tops and my head practically bursts from all the ideas! I thought it would be fun to gather up my favorite Thanksgiving… 

Read More »

Classic Pumpkin Pie with a Twist | My new favorite pumpkin recipe has lemon zest, spices, vanilla and brown sugar! So amazing!

Classic Pumpkin Pie with a Twist

I bring you my new love: A Classic Pumpkin Pie with a twist. A twist of lemon that is! I love that this pumpkin pie doesn’t have one predominant flavor. The lemon zest, ginger, cinnamon, freshly ground nutmeg and vanilla all come together to create an harmonious symphony of pumpkin flavor. A touch of lemon,… 

Read More »

Sweet Potato Casserole Cupcakes with Homemade Marshmallow Frosting | Everything you love about sweet potato casserole in an adorable cupcake!!

Sweet Potato Casserole Cupcakes {Homemade Marshmallow Frosting}

These delectable Sweet Potato Casserole Cupcakes have a spiced sweet potato cake, a brown sugar pecan topping and a generous swirl of homemade marshmallow frosting! I think I’m cursed. I see dishes and I can’t stop thinking about how to turn them into cupcakes. Pumpkin Pecan Pie Cupcakes? Check Caramel Apple Cupcakes? Check Peach Crisp… 

Read More »

Homemade Marshmallow Frosting Smores Sticks | An easy, gelatin-free, recipe for marshmallow frosting and adorable, bite-sized S'mores snacks!

Homemade Marshmallow Frosting Smores Sticks

An easy, finger-food dessert that is perfect for parties, barbecues, or just Friday Night. A thin layer of milk chocolate ganache is spread onto Graham crackers and topped with homemade marshmallow frosting! Easiest cooked frosting ever. Seriously cannot believe how fast this was and how little work I actually had to do to make it…. 

Read More »

An easy recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole Lightened Up! Still packed with brown sugar, buttery goodness but with half the calories!

Sweet Potato Casserole Lightened Up

My Sweet Potato Casserole lightened up still has all the buttery, brown sugar flavor of a traditional casserole with half the calories! Sweet Potato Casserole is my favorite Thanksgiving side dish. It wins by a mile. I will happily pile up my plate with gravy-free turkey, steamed green beans and a whole-wheat roll as long… 

Read More »

Toasted Pecan Pumpkin Cupcakes Maple Caramel Frosting

Toasted Pecan Pumpkin Cupcakes Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

Moist pumpkin cupcakes studded with toasted pecans and topped with a sweet and creamy Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting! Back to my kitchen! Back to Fall baking!! Squee!! Who’s tired of pumpkin? Bloggers keep asking that. I could never get tired of pumpkin! I wait all year to bake anything and everything with pumpkin. I… 

Read More »

Baked Mushroom Pork Chops

Baked Mushroom Pork Chops

These Baked Mushroom Pork Chops are seasoned, breaded, and seared before being baked to perfection under a succulent wine and mushroom thyme sauce.  There are those dishes that are beautiful and tasteless {I don’t make those.} and then, quite on the opposite end of the spectrum, there are those dishes that are truly unattractive yet… 

Read More »