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Sausage cranberry pecan stuffing
Holidays Plates Sides

Best Ever Sausage Cranberry Pecan Stuffing

Thanksgiving for me (like perhaps for many other people??) is all about the sides. And this sausage cranberry pecan stuffing happens to be my current favorite Thanksgiving dish. Growing up, I hated stuffing and even the idea of stuffing. Why would anyone want to…

November 7, 2017
easy blender hollandaise
Breakfast Entrees Plates Sides

Quick and Easy Blender Hollandaise

Hollandaise sauce is a traditional French sauce that is typically made in a double boiler, over low heat, whisking for a long time until you get a thick creamy sauce- similar to a mayonnaise. Before I discovered this easy blender hollandaise, I tried to…

October 31, 2017
Low Sugar Apricot Jam
Breakfast Plates Sides

Low Sugar Apricot Jam (No Canning Required)

Last week, I picked up 25 pounds of fresh, local apricots at a nearby market. I wait for this brief window of opportunity every year so I can make my delicious, low sugar apricot jam. I was once intimidated by the jam making process…

June 13, 2017
Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia
Entrees Plates Sides

Simple Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia Bread

I recently shared one of my favorite (and easiest!) bread recipes  here and because we got such a positive response, I decided to share this Simple Sea Salt Rosemary Focaccia Bread recipe. Although the process itself is simple,  it does require a couple extra ingredients and…

January 29, 2017
Cream Cheese And Dill Mashed Potatoes
Entrees Plates Sides

Perfect Cream Cheese Dill Mashed Potatoes

I love taking a classic dish and then changing it up just a bit, like these cream cheese dill mashed potatoes. It helps to keep things interesting and transforms boring dishes into new and exciting ones. The dill really adds a lot of freshness to…

November 22, 2016
No Knead Homemade Artisan Bread
Appetizers Plates Sides

No-Knead Homemade Artisan Bread

I love how impressed people get when I show up with this homemade artisan bread. Somehow we’ve started to believe that making bread is a difficult, all day process that only bakers can accomplish. In reality, it’s one of the easiest, yet most satisfying, things that…

September 28, 2016
Tomato Feta Greek Salad
Plates Sides

Creamy and Tangy Tomato Feta Greek Salad

I first tried this tomato feta greek salad at my sister in law’s baby shower (thank you Lily for introducing me to this salad!). It was one among dozens of other salads that her mom had made for the baby shower but this one caught my…

July 18, 2016