You can host an excellent Thanksgiving meal and spend time with your guests. Really, you can! Whether you have a lot of cooking experience or none at all, you will be able to follow my instructions, plan, and host a relaxed, traditional, Thanksgiving dinner. Does the idea of hosting Thanksgiving leave you completely overwhelmed? Are […]
Thanksgiving is a little less than 3 weeks away. Are you hosting friends or family? Are you ready? Several years in a row, I printed out dozens of recipes, baked and tested, and came up with theÂ perfectÂ traditional Thanksgiving feast. There’s no strawberry salad here, no turkey cutlets, no sweet potatoes and mushroom gratin (I once […]
After Wednesday’s indignation and in honor of Thanksgiving (I know, it was yesterday.), here are a few things for which I am thankful. 1. My crazy children Wednesday, my little familia went to a restaurant with my dad. My younger child threw a coffee cup at the wall (because I took her iced tea away […]
After a major holiday, Joe and I usually eat leftovers of the holiday meal over and over and over. It’s pure laziness. We eat Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas dinner or Easter dinner five or six or seven times over the course of the weekend. I wouldn’t mind that, except that I’m not a huge fan […]
I hope you’re enjoying a day full of family and happiness. Gracie colored this picture and asked me to share it on my blog. I promised her that I would, so here you go.
Pumpkin pie says Thanksgiving to me. It’s not my favorite pie (that would be pecan), but I’m never able to leave it off of my Thanksgiving menu. This recipe is the best pumpkin pie I’ve ever eaten, due mostly to the thick layer of pecan crumb that I dribble over the pumpkin before baking. It […]