Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce – One no-cook, one easy bake

Raw Cranberry Relish (4)

Homemade cranberry sauce is an essential if you are cooking a Thanksgiving dinner for a crowd. To be honest, for most of my life, I thought I didn’t like cranberry sauce. The only cranberry sauce I ever saw was gelatinous and shaped Continue reading

Dairy Free Holiday Cooking: Special Vegan Stuffing

Homemade candied walnuts

This is my first holiday season cooking dairy free recipes. It is not even thanksgiving yet, and I am already having a hard time navigating these new culinary roads. And although I know I cannot be a burden on everyone else Continue reading

BFF Guest Post – Roasted Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole Recipe with Guacamole

Butternut squash enchilada casserole

My best friend (since middle school), Melissa, is a busy working mom of two. So, when she gets the chance to try a new recipe, and it works out wonderfully, and everyone in the family likes it, well that is Continue reading

Top Nut Contest with Temptery: Gourmet Nut & Chocolate Gifts

Dark Chocolate covered almonds from temptery

I have this strange affliction where I love to identify ingredients that are missing from things I taste, or ingredients that should be swapped. It’s weird but true. That is why when my friend, and owner of Temptery: Gourmet Nut Continue reading

From Scratch Chicken Stock Recipe

Every time I make my own Scratch Chicken Stock, I always have to wonder why I don’t make it all the time. The taste far surpasses store-bought stock, and the benefit of it being completely clean cannot be overlooked. There Continue reading

Steaksgiving with Longhorn Steakhouse w/ Autumn Steak Topping Recipe

Cooking with fall Flavors 3

Disclaimer – This is a sponsored post. However, as always, all opinions are my own This past month, Longhorn Steakhouse posed the question, why can’t Thanksgiving also be Steaksgiving?! Why not celebrate and give thanks with one of the most Continue reading

Steaks Across America – The Massachusetts Steak!

Massachusetts steak

Creating a steak that represents Massachusetts is a big responsibility. I mean, how do you represent your state (sorry Florida) on a plate? But, LongHorn Steakhouse asked me to do just that to help promote their new Steaks Across America Continue reading

Diablo Eggs – The Perfect Mexican Twist on Deviled Eggs for your Cinco de Mayo Potluck!

Diablo Mexican Deviled Eggs

Every year on the 5th of May, people all over the United States gather to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with potlucks, parties, picnics, and fiestas of all types. The holiday has a few different origins, however it is mostly a Continue reading

How to Welcome Spring in the Kitchen

Red Wayfair pots and pans

Contest is now closed: Congratulations to Thomas Murphy who won the Wayfair.com Gift Certificate. I am so excited to give away a $100 gift card to Wayfair.com in this post! Make sure to read all the way to the bottom Continue reading