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A Festive Country Potato Gratin Recipe

A creamy potato gratin is the perfect compliment to any menu. Heavy cream and cheese meld together to create a nutty and buttery flavor that pairs beautifully with lamb, ham, turkey, beef, even fish.

The Best Ever Pumpkin Pie Streusel Cake

Cake for breakfast is never a bad thing, especially if it is pumpkin pie streusel coffee cake.  Typically, the sugar and spice streusel topping dots the top of the coffee cake but in this recipe, it is hidden in the middle.  Unsuspecting eaters will be delighted by the surprise.

Festive Pumpkin Whoopie Pies and Other Handheld Treats

What is it about hand held treats? They sure make eating much more fun, and for a party, making everything smaller means more on the plate right? We have rounded up a handful of tasty recipes that have been made into bite sized mini versions of themselves.

Thanksgiving Sides You Will Love to Share

Thanksgiving is the universal meal where you can loosen your healthy food rules (just a bit) and enjoy things that are made with rich creams and butter, full fat and flavorful. One way around this is to eat smaller portions and still be able to enjoy the full fat versions. 

Climbing the Coop: The Humble Chicken’s Rise in Fine Dining

It’s usually the chicken’s more elegant cousin (quack!) that gets the spotlight on fine dining menus. Move over, duck, because celebrated chefs everywhere are elevating the humble chicken to fine dining status.

Best-Ever Authentic Spanish Seafood Paella Recipe

We enjoy paella year-round but it's also one of our favorite dishes to serve during the holidays, especially on Christmas eve. This authentic paella recipe is a veritable cornucopia of seafood - shrimp, scallops, and clams - all of which can be found throughout the year.

Hearty Farro with Roasted Vegetables and Tomatoes

Farro is an ancient hard wheat grain from Italy that is deliciously nutty and chewy and packed with beneficial fiber and nutrients.

Light and Refreshing Green Apple and Mango Salad

Green apple and mango salad is a spicy Malaysian twist on fruit salad.  Unlike Western fruit salads, Asian fruit salads have a different flavor profile that hit a variety of notes on the palette - they are not simply sweet.

An Easy Gluten Free Green Bean Casserole Everyone Will Love

A classic green bean casserole is one of the most popular side dishes served during the holidays. We love this gluten free twist on the traditional dish that features a crispy Rice Chex topping in lieu of fried onions.

Easy Whole 30 Chicken Curry with Cauliflower Rice

Whole 30 is "...a short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you put an end to unhealthy cravings and habits, restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive tract, and balance your immune system."  Whether or not you are believer in this nutr

Pecan Pie Martini and other Thanksgiving Drinks

When you are planning your Thanksgiving feast, don't forget the cocktails! Using the flavors of the season there are plenty of drink ideas that are perfect for celebrating. From pecan pie to cranberry margaritas, these will be the hit of your pre-holiday dinner. Enjoy! 

5 Thanksgiving Recipes That Will Make Your Holiday Perfect

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and now is the time to start scouting out some new recipes. We recommend trying out something different each year. This keeps the cook's interest, and allows everyone in the family to expand their culinary horizons.

Easy Savory Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls

Cheese plates are great, but during the cold holiday season we crave a warm, stick-to-your-bones appetizer. These savory sausage cheese balls are the perfect easy appetizer for any event and they are pop-in-your-mouth delicious!

Easy Thanksgiving Recipes: Creamed Onion Casserole

Creamed onion casserole is a quick and easy Thanksgiving side dish.  While green bean casserole has been declared the favorite, this casserole is still worth reserving a spot for on the table.  A mountain of onion slices are cooked low and slow until they are sweet and golden brown.

Quick and Easy Chicken Pot Pie Pasta

Frozen vegetables are a staple in my house.  Not only are they convenient, but usually have great flavor as they are frozen at the peak of their season.  This quick and easy chicken pot pie pasta makes use of this convenience food and transforms it into a satisfying meal.

Holiday Entertaining: Creating the Perfect Bubbly Bar

Entertaining during the holiday season can be stressful, but there are easy ways to put together a successful fête without breaking a sweat. Guests will love crafting their own bubbly beverage with this festive sparkling wine bar, and it relieves you of busy bartending duties!

Pantry Friendly Recipes: One Pot Cheesy Chicken Pasta

Everyone has some kind of pasta or another hiding out on their pantry shelves.  This one pot cheesy chicken pasta is a quick and easy meal you can prepare on busy weeknights.

Apple Cream Pie Recipe and How To Create an Easy Lattice Crust

The holiday baking season is upon us which means ovens across the country will be fired up and pumping out delicious pies and other desserts. We love a pie with a lattice crust top that gives guests a sneak peak at the delicious filling.

Kid-Friendly Snacks: The Pumpkin Pop-Pie, The Caramel Popple, and The Campfire Popwich

If your kids (or you!) have a soft spot for sweet and salty snacks, they’re going to love these three quick and easy nibbles!

Meatless Chickpea and Sweet Potato Soup

Chickpea and sweet potato soup is a light vegetarian entree that's perfect for cold weather.  Cubed sweet potatoes and chickpeas are cooked in vegetable stock and seasoned with an array of warm spices including ginger, paprika, and cumin.

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