Rice Pilaf with Pomegranate Arils

How pretty is this rice pilaf? If you’re looking for an easy holiday side dish that doesn’t skimp on flavor, this recipe is just the thing for you. It’s simple, you can prep most of it ahead of time, and it’s richly flavorful. A spiced citrus dressing coats the hearty rice, nuts add crunch, and55

Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

My philosophy on Thanksgiving is to keep it simple. Simple is elegant, simple is cost effective, and simple is easy (because hey, the cook wants to enjoy the day, too). I like to take super simple recipes and add just a little somethin-somethin’ to make them special, without making them overly complicated or expensive. For this55

Sweet Potato Pie

A healthy and delicious version of the classic sweet potato pie – a perfect, easy sweet potato dessert recipe for Thanksgiving! In the spirit of the holidays, I bring you this little slice of heaven. A lightened-up sweet potato pie recipe, perfect for Thanksgiving. While most dessert pack empty calories, this dessert is made with healthy55

Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Today, I’m sharing this maple roasted acorn squash recipe in the spirit of simplicity. As the holidays approach, I’ve been thinking more and more about how the best things in life are the simplest. It’s easy for the end of the year to become a rush of gift giving and to feel like every moment55

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

It’s the season for cozy mugs of hot cocoa, pumpkin pies, and other delectable desserts, all of which can benefit from a heaping spoonful of fluffy, cloud-like whipped cream. And not just any whipped cream, homemade whipped cream. If you’ve been using whipped cream out of a tub or can your whole life, please allow me55

Stuffing Muffins

Stuffing Muffins aka stuff’in are baked in a muffin tin for easy portion control! This classic stuffing recipe is made even more delicious with Pancetta! Stuffing Muffins Do you cook your stuffing in the turkey, casserole dish, or stovetop? I prefer to bake mine separately from the turkey in the oven to avoid salmonella. Making55