Sausage balls are a perennial favorite at holiday parties and open houses. But frankly I think they can be really dry. So I hadn’t bothered to make them before. However, I found this recipe from big oven that adds cream cheese to the recipe and let me tell you, that simple addition makes all the difference! […]
What’s July 4th without watermelon? This year, leave the actual fruit to the kids because here’s an adult way to enjoy watermelon – Watermelon Margaritas. You’ll never celebrate July 4th without them again! Unlike regular frozen margaritas, where you have to add ice to the blender, in this recipe you freeze the watermelon so it […]
Continuing with my Thanksgiving 101 series … No Thanksgiving is complete without Mashed Potatoes. When I think comfort food, I think Mashed Potatoes – especially this time of year as it’s getting cold. It’s the perfect side to roasts and stews. I often just quickly mash the potatoes and add cream, butter, garlic and chives. Other […]
Thanksgiving 101 continues with the dressing – Cornbread dressing – I do believe I’ve found winner! Based on a recipe from Frank Stitt, (with a tasty shortcut), this recipe features the smokiness of the bacon and the nuttiness of the pecans…. scrumptious!
Welcome to Thanksgiving 101! Today the turkey – I was a little nervous about cooking the Thanksgiving turkey (it had been decades!), so I went straight to Ina… her Accidental Turkey comes with a cute story and produces a wonderfully moist turkey.