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

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

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

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

Easy Middle Eastern Fatoush Salad with Stonefire Flatbread

Fatoush salad with stonefire flatbreads

One of the things I love about Watertown, MA. is the plethora of Middle Eastern food available around every corner. From the markets that line East Watertown (Massis, Sevan and Arax) to the delicious restaurants just over the Belmont line Continue reading

Pork Loin Africana, Just Add Cooking, and a giveaway for my Boston readers!

Just add cooking recipes

All readers can take advantage of a $20 discount on their first Just Add Cooking order by using the promo code SPRINGBLOG. Lately my weeks have been a balancing act. If I don’t find time to go to the grocery Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

Picture of sweet & sour stuffed cabbage rolls

Back when I lived in Florida, my sister and I would take our weekly Thursday pilgrimage to Lenny’s Restaurant in Clearwater for their Sweet & Sour Cabbage Soup. The flavors in a sweet & sour cabbage dish are just so Continue reading