January 28, 2020
Food
November 23, 2019
Food

Spicy Chipotle-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

SATISFY THE SPICY PALETTE This potato recipe satisfies the palette of our Indian family members who, unlike my Irish side, prefer things spicy! Because we have so many sides, I find that this is enough for about 12 adults and 8 kids. Remember, if everyone takes a little scoop of everything, their plates will be […]

Thanksgiving Cranberries with Cherries & Cloves

This is my favorite cranberry recipes; the dried cherries give it a touch more sweetness than traditional cranberry recipes. Get ahead of the game and make this cranberry-cherry 4 days ahead. Ingredients 2 ½ cups cranberry juice 8 oz dried tart cherries 1 cup sugar 12 oz fresh cranberries ¼ tsp cloves Directions Simmer cranberry juice in a large […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Let’s Start with a Cocktail: Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Don’t forget the appetizers! Here are 15 of Our Favorite Apps T H E  B I R […]

What to Make for Dinner This Week

When the week ahead looks especially busy, I find it head clearing to plan dinner for the week — and by week, I mean Monday through Thursday. This week I’m focusing on simple and healthy. Last week was the boys’ birthday, which somehow translated into meatballs and burgers and cake and candy. We need a […]

Deep-Frying Your Turkey

See All of Our Staff’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes. It’s become our family tradition that my husband deep fries our turkey every Thanksgiving. While I’m inside cooking the side dishes, he’s outside with his cocktail and whatever men-folk he can lure away from football. I’m telling you, this is the best turkey you will ever have. We do […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients: 2 pkg Butternut Squash chopped into cubes 1/2 stick butter 1 cup onion chopped 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 cup half and half (optional) roasted pumpkin seeds to garnish 4 cups chicken or veg stock olive oil salt and pepper Directions Preheat oven to 350 Place butternut squash on a cooking sheet (you can […]

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