I’m a fan of the sandwich and wrap methods to use up my turkey leftovers. Turkey casseroles – been there, done that. Turkey soup – boring! But a cheesy melted sandwich or veggie filled wrap? The ideas are endless!
During my quest to come up with the perfect side dish for our Thanksgiving feast this year, I’ve come up with a few green bean recipes that rival the typical green bean casserole drowning in mushroom sauce and topped with stale crispy onions. (For those of you who wait in anticipation for this classic green […]
Do you have family members and friends that are always on the hunt for gluten free options at your holiday parties? I certainly do, so this past week I’ve been experimenting with appetizer recipes that will please my gluten free buddies. These cheesy stuffed mushrooms rose to the top of the list in no time […]
Do you host a holiday brunch? When it comes to the holidays, you’ll find me in the kitchen either feeding family and friends a mid-morning meal, or cooking up contributions for work and family celebrations. This time of year family cooks are on the lookout for impressive holiday recipes, so this list of Rimkus family […]
I’m bored with the same old appetizers. The thought of another platter of vegetables with Ranch dip might just send me over the edge. I don’t want to see plates of crackers and cheese, or those little smoky sausages smothered in barbecue sauce for a long time to come. That’s when I decided to visit my […]
My husband and I need to lose a few pounds before the holiday season tests our self control and those few pounds turn into many. Axing calories means eliminating the extras in the pantry. Extras are anything that doesn’t fit into a weight loss scenario like the Pop chips I adore, the peanut butter and jelly […]
I’m a new convert to the virtues of beets. It took me 51 years, but now I appreciate their intense ruby color, and unique flavor. I would never serve my family a can of pickled beets – fresh is my thing. But ask me to serve them shredded in a salad, roasted with herbs and […]