24 11, 2019

Thanksgiving Turkey the Easy Way!


Thanksgiving is for remembering all we are thankful for, including our family and friends. For me, it seems the food we enjoy at Thanksgiving always triggers good memories from the past, too.  I love a golden, roasted Turkey with homemade gravy, fruit salad, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, and of course, PIE!  For ...[ get the full recipe ]

19 01, 2015

Easy Buttermilk Biscuits

2023-03-02T17:59:07+00:00Cooking Blog, Recipes|

These biscuits can be formed to look like traditional rolled biscuits (top picture) or can be made as drop biscuits (bottom picture). Ingredients 1 cup flour plus extra flour for sprinkling on the work surface 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 Tbsp. vegetable shortening, cut into small pieces 1/8 tsp. baking soda 1 ...[ get the full recipe ]

23 12, 2014

Perfect Pie Crust Recipe


Servings:   This recipe makes two pie crusts. Ingredients (shown in the yellow dish) 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter 1/4 cup vegetable shortening* 3/4 tsp. salt 5-7 Tbsp. ice cold water Variations:  You can replace the 1/4 cup vegetable shortening with 1/4 cup of any of the following ingredients:  1/4 cup ...[ get the full recipe ]

22 11, 2014

Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe


Ingredients Graham Cracker Crust 1 2/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 Tbsp. sugar 6 Tbsp. butter, melted Cheesecake Layer 3 8-oz. packages cream cheese, room temperature 3 eggs 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. vanilla Pumpkin Layer 1 15 oz. can Pumpkin puree (pure pumpkin) 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Thanksgiving Dressing (aka Stuffing) Blog Tasting Party—Drum Roll Please…

2023-01-15T21:48:53+00:00Blog Tasting Parties, Tasting Parties|

When it comes to Thanksgiving, I always think of turkey and dressing, or as some would call it---stuffing.  While there are many ways to prepare a turkey, there seem to be even more versions of dressing, so we decided our pre-Thanksgiving Blog Tasting Party (BTP) would focus on that amazing comfort food---dressing. But first ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Wild Rice, Bacon, Cranberry and Apricot Dressing (aka Stuffing)


Ingredients 2 cups uncooked wild rice blend, quick cooking (such as Rice Select's Royal Blend with white, brown, wild and red rice) 1/2 lb bacon, cut into ½ inch strips 1 cup dried cranberries 3/4 cup dried apricots, quartered (preferably Mediterranean apricots because they are not as dry as the California apricots) 1 1/4 ...[ get the full recipe ]

11 11, 2014

Ciabatta, Sausage and Mushroom Dressing (aka Stuffing)


Ingredients 1 lb. Ciabatta bread, cut into ¾ inch cubes 12 oz. sausage (remove casings) 8 oz. cremini mushrooms, quartered and sliced 1/2 large onion, chopped 3/4 cup chopped bell pepper (preferably red, yellow, or orange) 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, choped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup grated parmesan ...[ get the full recipe ]

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