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    Muffin recipes for cozy mornings

    chocolate chip peanut butter muffin, unwrapped

    My best muffin recipes ~ it’s how we’re feeding the hungry hoards during the busy holiday season and beyond. A batch of warm, fluffy muffins makes a grab and go breakfast, plus fuel for snowy walks, shopping sprees, and everything else you’ve got planned this season.…

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  • Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies ~ if you love baking holiday cookies I bet you’re always on the hunt for a new recipe, one that’s not too hard, but has that wow…

  • a slice of cranberry orange snack cake

    Cranberry Orange Cake

    My cranberry orange cake is a celebration of bright seasonal flavors that’s easy to make, moist, and so festive. It’s great for gifting, snacking, and holiday mornings.…

  • raw wild rice in a wooden bowl

    Wild Rice Recipes

    If you’re not cooking with wild rice this fall and winter, you’re missing out on an awesome ingredient. It has a unique flavor and texture you just can’t get from anything…

  • Pear and almond tart being sliced.

    Thanksgiving Desserts for Pumpkin Haters

    Hey, I get it, some of you aren’t into pumpkin and that’s ok. Lots of my best fall desserts don’t have anything to do with the stuff, and I think you’ll…

  • Frozen Turkey cocktail milkshake

    The Frozen Turkey Cocktail

    The Frozen Turkey is a delicious dessert cocktail for Thanksgiving and beyond ~ this spiked ice cream milkshake made with Wild Turkey bourbon and amaretto is guaranteed to become a new…

  • a slice of pumpkin pie

    Libby’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    There’s a new Libby’s pumpkin pie recipe on the can label, and it’s the first change to America’s favorite pie in 75 years! ~ today I made Libby’s ‘New Fashioned’ pumpkin…

  • Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    If you love Tate’s thin and crispy chocolate chip cookies you’re absolutely going to flip for this recipe. The cookies bake up super crisp and buttery, it’s nearly impossible to eat…

  • taking a wedge of gooey baked Brie

    How to Bake Brie

    Do you know how to bake Brie the right way? Baked brie is one of the most luxuriously easy appetizers ever invented, and I’m sharing all the secrets to getting that…

  • a slice of chocolate cake with cranberry buttercream

    Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream

    This Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream is a super quick moist chocolate layer cake recipe made right in a saucepan! And the cranberry frosting is just about the best thing ever,…

  • a lineup of acorn meringue cookies

    Acorn Meringue Cookies!

    Acorn meringue cookies are adorable cocoa-flavored meringue kisses dipped in chocolate and coated with ground walnuts. They look like acorns, but taste like the crispiest little treat you’ve ever had!…

  • Boston Market Style Cornbread, stacked on a bread board

    Boston Market Style Cornbread Recipe

    Boston Market Style Cornbread is crisp on the outside, but soft, moist, and sweet inside. It’s a cult favorite (and you won’t believe how it’s made!)…

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    Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

    Smoky sweet potato soup features a perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors ~ serve this delicious fall soup as a Thanksgiving starter or in a steamy mug for a cozy…

  • chocolate truffle tart topped with Maldon salt

    Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart

    My dark chocolate truffle tart recipe is an easy and elegant indulgence ~ a chocolate-lover’s dessert for any occasion, any time of year. It’s decadent and rich, but simple to make,…

  • cranberry gingersnap pie

    Sweet and Savory Cranberry Recipes

    My best sweet and savory cranberry recipes ~ from simple cranberry sauce and cookies to exotic treats, healthy smoothies, and main course dishes. Cranberries add incredible flair to every meal of…

  • Cranberry Apple Crisp

    A cranberry apple crisp has all the hallmarks of an extra special fall dessert with juicy apples, tart cranberries, and a cinnamon-y oatmeal pecan crisp topping. This bright combination upstages a…

  • sliced gingerbread bundt cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake is a spectacular gingerbread cake iced with a thin sugar glaze ~ this delicious coffeecake is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.…

  • spaghetti and meatball soup in a bowl next to the pot

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup is a 30 minute meal the whole family can get behind. This comforting slurp-able soup is delicious and such fun to eat!…

  • apple crisp muffins, on a cooling rack

    Apple Crisp Muffins

    Apple crisp muffins are warm from the oven, full of tiny chunks of juicy apple and topped with a buttery brown sugar streusel. The kitchen smells amazing. The coffee’s brewing. Life…

  • maple cranberry jam in a jar

    Maple Cranberry Butter in 15 minutes!

    Silky doesn’t even begin to describe this sweet tart cranberry butter, you’ll want to scoop it, spread it, slather it, dollop it, and definitely, definitely, lick the spoon. It’s a luscious…

  • How to cook any type of winter squash

    How to Cook Any Type Of Winter Squash

    How to Cook Any Type of Winter Squash from pumpkin and butternut to kabocha, acorn, and more ~ all members of the gorgeous gourd family are edible, healthy, and delicious, and…

  • Baked Brie with Apples, Pecans, and Maple Syrup

    Baked Brie with Apples, Pecans, & Maple Syrup

    Baked Brie with Apples, Pecans, and Maple Syrup is an appetizer that gathers together so many fall favorites…with gooey molten cheese and maple syrup, caramelized apples and crunchy roasted pecans, it’s…

  • a bowl of pumpkin Alfredo pasta with sage and pine nuts

    Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta

    Pumpkin Alfredo Pasta is made with just 6 simple ingredients in 15 minutes! It’s a Fall comfort food powerhouse just waiting to happen in your kitchen. Yes carbs ~ but there’s…

  • Green Bean Casserole from scratch

    Favorite Green Bean Casserole from scratch!

    This is the ultimate green bean casserole recipe  ~ made completely from scratch. Everything in this classic holiday side dish is made quick and easy without cans. The flavor is out…

  • apple celery and walnut salad in a wooden bowl with salad servers

    Apple Salad with Celery and Walnuts

    Look no further than my apple salad with celery and walnuts if you want a fabulous fall themed recipe for a luncheon, a dinner, or a fresh addition to your Thanksgiving…

  • a pot of wild rice soup with bread

    Creamy Wild Rice Soup

    A simple, creamy wild rice soup just like the kind you’d get at an old fashioned supper club in the midwest. But don’t worry, I do have a couple of secret…

  • oven roasted potatoes with rosemary in a bowl

    Roasted Potatoes with Rosemary

    Roasted potatoes are a busy cook’s dream recipe. If I could only make one side dish for the rest of my life, it would have to be these crispy potatoes, everybody…

  • roasted winter squash seeds in small bowls

    How to Roast Squash Seeds ~ five ways!

    How to Roast Perfectly Crisp Squash Seeds ~ the secret to super crisp and delicious roasted winter squash seeds is simple and oh so easy…I’ll show you how to make five…