Sausage Stuffing Recipe
breads / casseroles / comfort food / Fall/Winter Dishes / meat / recipes without wine pairings / sides / Thanksgiving

Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Sooooooooo…… first let me say that I apologize for the picture, it’s not the finished product. This was the “before” picture I posted on social media as a teaser, and I had planned on taking a pic of the stuffing after it came out of the oven for the blog. The only problem was that … Continue reading

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
comfort food / easy recipes / recipes without wine pairings / sides / vegetarian

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

The other day I made a variation on one of my favorite hearty, cold weather dishes, my roasted Lemon Pepper Chicken with Thyme. On the side I served some Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes that came out so unbelievably delicious that I simply had to share the recipe. Enjoy! Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 1/2lbs Russet Potatoes, unpeeled … Continue reading

Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser
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Stromboli… the ultimate crowd pleaser

Looking for the perfect appetizer for a party, game day, or a great snack for the whole family? It doesn’t get any better than Stromboli! Moist bread, gooey cheese, salty pepperoni… how can you beat that? Serves 4-6 as an appetizer Ingredients: 2 1/4tsp (2 Envelopes) Active Dry Yeast 2tsp Granulated Sugar 1 3/4c Warm … Continue reading

Roasted Winter Vegetables with a Maple Butter Glaze
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Roasted Winter Vegetables with a Maple Butter Glaze

This past weekend I was the “caterer” for my mother-in-law’s birthday party, which I absolutely love to do (seriously, I love cooking for groups of people!). I wanted to prepare dishes that were both apropos for the season and moderately healthy… However, I had the added challenge of making sure that at least some of … Continue reading

Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)
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Hummus with an Asparagus Salad (vegan & gluten free)

My house is filled with a bunch of hummus junkies… heck, my six year old is practically a hummus aficionado. I’ve always wanted to make my own, but none of the stores in my area carry Tahini. Finally one day it dawned on me that I can just order it online, so at long last … Continue reading