The Easiest and Best Cranberry Sauce You’ll Ever Have

Why serve the ones you love canberry sauce when you can make real cranberry sauce that’s been lightly sweetened and has a hint of orange juice and cinnamon? Cranberry sauce is a staple on every table at Thanksgiving.  Ask me why and I couldn’t tell you. It wasn’t until recently that my mom starting making […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole

No Thanksgiving is complete without sweet potatoes on the table.  Only, these are much lower in sugar so you can enjoy them as a side dish and not a dessert.  Thanksgiving is coming!  Aren’t you so excited??  It’s the start of the holiday season.  It’s where all the recipes from your grandmother get pulled out […]

Roasted Garlic & Caramelized Onion Potatoes Gratin Dauphinoise

Thinly sliced potatoes infused in a roasted garlic and caramelized onion cream sauce then topped with Asiago cheese and baked until tender ! Potatoes make me happy … potatoes with cheese make my heart sing … but potatoes with cheese AND caramelized onions AND roasted garlic make me ESTATIC ! This potato recipe is from […]

The Only Creamed Spinach Recipe You’ll Need

Creamed spinach wasn’t something I craved growing up.  Spinach was yucky to me. It was green, it was slimy. It. Was. Weird. But my taste buds, thank goodness, have matured and I not only love spinach but it is great for your skin, it has Beta carotene your eyes.  The folate in spinach relaxes the […]

Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes

I don’t think I’ve come across a potato recipe that I haven’t fallen in love with.  Let’s face it, it’s very hard to destroy a potato.  But the addition of a warm cheesy sauce and then baking until it’s bubbly and hot is just magical!  That my friends is the definition of Potatoes Au Gratin. […]

Roasted Red Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese

Don’t you just love those little red potatoes you get at a wedding?  ME TOO!  And they NEVER serve enough, do they? Well this recipe is nothing like that.  I just thought I’d ask if you loved them as much as I do. I’m just kidding, because I actually like these oven roasted red potatoes […]

Perfectly Mashed Potatoes ~ Everytime!

Everybody seems to have their own favorite mashed potato recipe.  Some boil them with the skin on, some boil them peeled but whole, some peel, cut and boil. But the biggest question I find is not HOW they are cooked but what TYPE of potato to use. I have found the plain old russet potato […]

Not Your Mama’s Greenbeans

There has NEVER been a time in all my years of cooking that I made something and then ate the ENTIRE thing myself. Until now …. I was eating these wonderful beans as I was posting about them!  And with each and every word I typed I kept eating …. and eating ….. and eating…. […]

Homemade Green Bean Casserole

This post is going to look complicated, but there’s nothing further from the truth.  This recipe is easy to make! I did it and so can you! First things first, let’s talk onions, shall we?  What makes the Green Bean Casserole dish so infamous are those crunchy onions on top.  However, the processed canned variety from […]

Crispy Fried Onions (like the can)

I’m pretty sure there’s no better food on the planet than crispy fried onions.   I could seriously eat the entire thing by myself. But I shouldn’t … and I couldn’t … or could I? I know they don’t look like it, but their crispy, light texture is to die for.  They are oh so oniony […]