Italian Thanksgiving Stuffing

Italian Thanksgiving Stuffing

Stuffing or dressing?  I don’t stuff the turkey with it, but I usually call it stuffing out of habit.  Other times I say dressing.  I’ve been making this stuffing/dressing for Thanksgiving for the last 6 years on and off.  It’s still my favorite…and John’s.  I was inspired by a stuffing I saw Giada de Laurentiis […]

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday to cook for, and I love to do a big table setting every year.  I will posting several recipes and decorating ideas leading up to the day.  One of my favorite things to make is a sweet potato casserole.  I have been making this dish for the last 9 or […]

The Best Deviled Eggs

The Best Deviled Eggs

Okay, so I was debating on writing this deviled egg recipe.  There are so many variations out there with crab or avocado and tons of other succulent temptations.  I made these for Camden’s birthday party on Sunday.  I kept hearing people say, “These are really good!” so I decided to share them.  They are really […]

Festive Potato Salad

Festive Potato Salad

For Memorial Day, I threw together a last minute potato salad to go with hot dogs on the grill.  I went through my fridge and freezer to see what I had to add to it, and this is what I came up with. Start by cutting the potatoes into 1 inch cubes. I had red […]

My Dad’s Famous Grilled Potatoes

My Dad’s Famous Grilled Potatoes

My dad has been making the most amazing grilled potatoes since I was a little girl.  Every time he grills out, they accompany the meal, usually by request. He doesn’t even know where he got the idea to make them this way – maybe his mom or a recipe he read a long time ago. […]

French Onion Soup and Baby Green Salad

French Onion Soup and Baby Green Salad

  I had some leftover au jus in the freezer from a french dip sandwich recipe.  I decided to make French Onion Soup, a small salad and some crusty bread. I started by sautéing 3 sliced onions in a pot with some olive oil. Then I added 2 cloves of minced garlic and dried thyme. […]