There are times when food should be light and healthy. There are times when a bit of butter or cream won’t kill you. And THEN, friends, THEN there are times when you just absolutely 100% have to use an entire stick of butter and then some half and half and then some CHEESE without shame or apology.
Guess what kind of day today was?
What would Turkey Day be without stuffing?
Actually, confession: I am not a stuffing fan. Never was. Until we started celebrating Fakesgiving. The first year we did Fakesgiving, Kyle and I were deciding what to put on the menu. Turkey, of course, and pierogis (Thanksgiving tradition in Kyle’s Polish family), these smoked gouda mashed potatoes (now a Fakesgiving tradition) and maybe some mac and cheese (my specialty). But then Kyle was like, “let’s have stuffing!” And I was all, “stuffing is gross.” [read more...]
I’m dedicating posts this week to all kinds of Thanksgiving fare!
Pumpkin things! Side dishes! More side dishes! Stuffing (because that’s its own category apart from side dishes, duh)! All sorts of fall flavors perfect for your Turkey Day feast no matter how many mouths you have to feed or how fancy you want to get. [read more...]
I’m going to let you in on a secret.
It’s these mashed potatoes. These mashed potatoes are my really cool secret that was too awesome not to share with everyone on the interwebs. [read more...]
These crostini are deceptively simple. And they don’t look like much. But MAN are they cool.
I mean, really. Let’s think about this for a minute. These crostini have bread. They have cheese. They have roasted garlic. If you’re non-lazy enough to remember to pick up some wine to drink with them (unlike me, who is all kinds of “the liquor store is too far away” lazy) then they have wine. That’s basically every food group worth caring about all rolled up into one. You catch my drift? Grab the Recipe