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
I was a somewhat picky eater as a kid. I'm far less picky now. - Karenmore

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
I made the last one, Rosemary Roasted Beets & Carrots. I love beets but wanted to try something ...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

Our favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers

Hi friends! I hope you had the most amazing Thanksgiving of all time. We had a wonderful time with both my family and my husband's family ....more

After Dinner Conversations, NaBloPoMo Day 27

"After Dinner Conversations"...more

Savory Sweet Potato Waffles + Chimichurri

Happy post-thanksgiving! Who is still eating leftovers? I know I am! ...more

Bottled water: like or dislike?

[Welcome to Like or Dislike, where you get to share how you really feel about ingredients from the pantry, ingredients I'm thinking about adding to my pantry, other seasonal foods, and favorite cooking gear. The things you like are sure to find their way to the recipes here on The Perfect Pantry, so do tell.] It's true that the thinnest, most exercise-conscious people carry bottles of water around and sip from them all day long. I never got into the habit of that, but I wish I would ....more

52 Weeks of Creative Exposure : Week 46, 47 and 48

Just a few more weeks and we will be stepping into the new year….unbelievable! I really enjoyed doing the 52 weeks of creative exposure - 2015. ...more

M&M Blondies

These M&M Blondies are fabulously buttery and chewy and have a festive look from a generous amount of mini M&M’s. You could probably even find red and green seasonal M&M’s and really make them look Christmasy. I know it’s just after Thanksgiving and you’re probably stuffed with pumpkin pie and pecan pie and hardly in the mood to think about sweets ....more

Thanksgiving Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Now that the Thanksgiving dinner is done with it's time to get to the fun part, enjoying the leftovers in tasty new dishes! I am a big fan of grilled cheese sandwiches and I was thinking that it would be nice to make a Thanksgiving leftover grilled cheese sandwich except instead of using slices of bread, why now use the stuffing/dressing? The basic idea was to press the leftover stuffing/dressing down into the pan in the basic shape of a slice of bread, top it with cheese, leftover roast turkey, cranberry sauce etc ....more


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“Certified Organic Vegan” Women’s Tee

Our original retro artwork, “Certified Organic Vegan” Women’s Tee is printed on a super soft...more

Retro “Green Juice” Women’s Tee

// Our original retro artwork, “Green Juice” Women’s Tee is printed on a super soft...more