Turkey Salad Sandwiches

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes

I like Thanksgiving, just like everyone does.  But truth be told, I really prefer Thanksgiving leftovers.  Heck, it might be the main reason I am so willing to host Thanksgiving every year, the leftovers!  Not only are Thanksgiving leftovers delicious, but the stress of getting a great big dinner on the table is long gone. […]

Gingerbread Bars

Gingerbread Bars

Let’s talk gingerbread, shall we?  It’s not exactly on my top ten (or 20) list of desserts.  If I’m at a holiday party and there are multiple desserts, gingerbread isn’t exactly the one that ends up on my plate.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ll eat it, I mean, it’s dessert, but it’s not like “oh […]

Individual Pumpkin Pies

Individual Pumpkin Pies

Everyone in my house loves pumpkin pie.  It is always a hit, so I actually try to make it throughout the year, and not just for Thanksgiving.   We all agree that pumpkin pie should have lots of spices, be nice and thick, and have be topped off with a dollop of Cool Whip. Every time […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Gluten Free Pumpkin PIe

Time to talk pie again, gluten free pumpkin pie to be specific. I have made gluten free pumpkin pies before by simply leaving out the crust.  My daughter went through a massive pumpkin pie phase last year while we had her on a gluten free diet, so I started making pumpkin pie by just putting […]

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars

I love pecans.  Pecan pie is really a thing of beauty.  One of those indulgences that you don’t have often, and savor when you do. It is so rich and decadent and over the top in the very best way.  Because it is so rich, I love making it in bar form, where you can […]

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Easy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Let’s talk pie, shall we?  Pumpkin pie in particular. I like pumpkin pie, but it’s safe to say my daughters LOVE pumpkin pie. It was one of the first “real foods” each of them tasted, mainly because my family was sneaking it to them when I was busy cleaning up Thanksgiving dinners.  There is something […]

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Sometimes I forget how absolutely amazing apple is in desserts. The apple crumble has reminded me that apple can rock dessert.  Big time. This is one of those recipes that turned out absolutely amazing. The kind you have to back away from the pan with your fork from, because you could probably eat the entire […]

Pumpkin Cupcakes With Cinnamon Sugar Frosting

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

It’s on.  Pumpkin baking that is.  While I actually do bake with pumpkin year round, I try to not go all pumpkin crazy here on the blog in May.   It’s just such a great ingredient!   Today I’ve got a simple spin on my favorite pumpkin cupcakes, these ones have a delicious cinnamon sugar cream cheese […]

Setting Up An Easy Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot Cocoa Bar Ideas

I was looking for something fun to add to our Thanksgiving night dinner, a new dessert or just a little something special to finish off the evening.  Some time spent on Pinterest and I completely fell in love with the idea of a hot cocoa bar or hot chocolate bar.  Totally LOVE this idea!   And […]

Vanilla Pecan Pie Recipe

Recipes for pecan pie

I’ve got one more great pie recipe for your Thanksgiving table. Vanilla Pecan Pie! This delicious recipe from McCormick blends the flavors of both pecan pie and cheesecake.  Sounds good right?  It is! This pie is pretty simple to make. You start with your pie shell, and fill it with a simple cheesecake layer. After […]