The easiest mashed potatoes ever, with no last minute fussing! These Slow Cooker Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes are super delicious and can be made a few days in advance.
Hosting a holiday meal with lots of family and/or friends in attendance is a bit of a juggling act. All those details can make my head spin! So I love having a few tricks up my sleeve - the kind that help me prepare key ...Read More →
Transform the everyday humble carrot into a spectacular side with this easy, make-ahead Honey Maple Roasted Carrots recipe! Be sure to make plenty as they will disappear quickly!
Are you in charge of bringing one (or more) sides for Thanksgiving this year? Maybe you're a brave soul and have responsibility for the whole dinner - bravo to you! Either way, these wonderful Honey Maple ...Read More →
This delicious, healthy Arugula Roasted Grape Salad with Maple Poppyseed Dressing makes a wonderful side or a fabulous main dish served with chicken, shrimp, salmon.
This Arugula Roasted Grape Salad is an attempt to redeem myself. Or at least to step up my act a bit. One day last week after lunch Scott asked me a question that made me laugh. It's actually a little embarrassing, ...Read More →
Need some ideas for delicious Thanksgiving sides? We've got you covered! Everything from appetizers, veggies, stuffing and dinner rolls to fabulous desserts!
Happy November! It always funny to me that the minute the word "November" pops up on my calendar, thoughts of Thanksgiving begin to swirl around in my mind and captivate my imagination. I start dreaming about family get togethers, ...Read More →
Love Starbucks Pumpkin Bread? Bet you'll love this moist, tender, incredibly delicious Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Bread even more!
I decided to get in the right frame of mind to write this post. I've got a loaf of this Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Bread in the oven and a cup of espresso beside me. I also purchased a slice of Starbucks Pumpkin Bread to nibble on. You know, just to get ...Read More →
With just three ingredients and no mixing, kneading or rolling, these Ridiculously Easy Olive Oil Rosemary Crackers take 15 minutes from start to finish.
A few days ago, Scott and I were planning to take a late afternoon bike ride on our local greenway. We thought a mini nap would be nice though before venturing out, as we'd been up and busy since early that morning. Scott headed ...Read More →
These delicious Pumpkin Cookies are crisp and chewy at the same time and studded with buttery, crunchy toffee bits. They're also one-bowl, no-mixer - a cookie lover's dream come true!
When I was trying to name these pumpkin cookies, so many adjectives ran through my mind. Crispy, chewy, crunchy, moist, crazy delicious, easy, quick, one-bowl, no-mixer, pumpkin-y, fall-inspired, ...Read More →
Fall has arrived in all it's glory! As inspiration for your autumn produce enjoyment, we're sharing 15 delicious fall salads, plus a guide for creating your own!
Woohoo! Fall! Although right now, we're in the midst of an October heat wave in North Carolina, we've had some unbelievably beautiful autumn days this past month. Those cool, clear, crisp mornings that spur dreams of cozy fires ...Read More →
No one will know you cheated just a bit with this Roasted Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup. Honestly, no one will care! It's so easy and so... delicious!
I was stopped dead in my tracks a few weeks ago when I saw a big display of canned pumpkin on sale for a ridiculously good price. I'm not sure why I never thought of it before, but right then and there I got the inspiration for this Roasted ...Read More →
This whimsical, fun, Candy Corn Swirled Fudge is easy to make and each batch is a delicious work of art! You'll love having this wonderful confection for gift-giving and entertaining.
I knew my sister Annie, would laugh when I texted her a picture of my Candy Corn Swirled Fudge. And she did! Annie always teases me about my love for candy corn. She remembers days gone by, when we were ...Read More →
You'll find a zillion ways to use these delicious candied pecans... a sweet, crunchy cocktail nibble, fabulous salad topping, awesome hostess gifts and so much more!
We enjoyed these delicious candied pecans all summer long. I originally made them for a salad topping, but have found all kinds of other ways to use them along the way. Besides adding a delicious crunch to salads, they're ...Read More →