Salted Caramel & White Chocolate Tart

Soft and creamy filling with little bursts of salt on top of a perfectly crumbly shortcrust base.  ...more

This Year's Turkey Rival: Roasted Acorn Squash

Sorry turkey...I'm just not that into you. Don't get me look fabulous, but you're still rather boring. So this year, you'll have to share the Thanksgiving spotlight with these much tastier roasted acorn squash. Besides, the vegetarians at ...more

Italian Caper Deviled Eggs

What's better than a deviled egg? Another deviled egg. They should always come in pairs, right? My new goal in life is to come up with enough recipes to make a deviled egg cookbook. You read it here first. No stealing my idea. Mine. Dibs. Shotgun. I ...more

Savory Make Ahead Stuffing

This savory potato stuffing recipe is an old fashion family recipe, updated with a few healthy twists... ...more

"BEET" the Cold with a Beet, Carrot, Apple, and Ginger Soup

Nothing beats the chill of fall air and combats a seasonal cold-virus like a steaming hot bowl of soup, brimming with immunity boosting ingredients.Besides the delightfully toasty temperature and delicious flavor, this soup is high in vitamins and ...more

5 Thanksgiving Foods Your Kids Will Talk About in Therapy

Ah, Thanksgiving... Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving, Thanksgiving. ...more
My boys will scarf turkey and gravy like rabid vultures, and they both ask for mashed potatoes, ...more

Thanksgiving Side-Dishes That Will Make Your Heart "Beet"!

Turn the "beet" around and add some healthy and unique beet side-dishes to accompany your favorite holiday entrees. ...more

12 Food Politics Terms All Food Bloggers Should Know

Every food blog post doesn't have to cover serious issues. But somewhere, amidst all the beautiful food photos against weathered wood backdrops and carefully written instructions guiding readers through a recipe, there needs to be room for and awareness of food politics when blogging about food. ...more
Genetic modification and selective breeding are not the same thing. Selective breeding ...more


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A grateful heart: Baking with Marm

When I was little, we lived next door to my grandparents for awhile. On Thanksgiving, I remember traipsing the few hundred yards over to watch my grandma and mom in the kitchen, the sound of parades and football blaring, and begging, sometimes successfully, to play my uncle’s Atari or Nintendo....more

Butternut Squash Veggieducken, Vegan & Gluten-free

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Ziti with Eggplant, Sausage and Parmesan

Italian sausage, eggplant, and Parmesan cheese come together in this quick and easy hearty pasta dish! We all know how much I love pasta, and it's been quite awhile since I shared a new pasta recipe. Well, it's about time I change that! ...more

How to Make Perfect, Easy-to-Peel Boiled Eggs EVERY Time!

OK please, don’t leave. Hear me out. I know this is not the MOST exciting post ever (well, unless you’re super nerdy about food...more

Turkey and Dumplings

Turkey and Dumplings I don’t know about you but I always make too much food, especially around the holidays so I have to come up with fun new ways to use up the leftovers; enter Turkey and Dumplings. Another fun fact you may or may not know about me (well Mike) is that Mike’s family is from the east coast of Canada where they have this delicious (I want to say) side called Dough Boys; insane delicious. The only problem? ...more

Habanero – Einer Der Würzigsten Chili Der Welt

Genau. Diese Pflanze kann nur mit einem Wort beschrieben werden sein – scharf, scharf und scharf. Es gehört zur Familie Gattung Paprika und stammt aus Mexiko. Jetzt ist es auch sehr beliebt als eine Zutat für würzige Gerichte in den anderen südamerikanischen Länden sowie in ganz Europa....more

What I’m Thankful For

What I’m Thankful For There are so many things for us to be thankful for. As a society we simply aren’t thankful enough. There are so many things we have come to expect and as a result we don’t often think about being thankful for them too often ....more