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Easy Savory Cheese Bread1

Easy Savory Cheese Bread

I have so many recipes waiting in "queue" to be published on the blog, that I think I might need another life to cook and bake. So many of them and the pile keeps growing, so little time for every one of them! However, when a recipe makes it twice to our table, it must be really worthwhile, like this one. I love quick breads. They save you a trip to the store, they are versatile and delicious and always…

Traditional Cheesy Potatoes

Traditional Cheesy Potatoes-A Holiday Favorite

The Traditional Cheesy Potatoes casserole is the most expected item on the table around holidays in my house. We live in Minnesota and there is nothing more comforting during the winter months than potatoes cooked in different ways. Cheesy potatoes bring joy to the Thanksgiving dinner or Christmas. I remember one year when we were trying to lose some weight and I "dared" to announce my family: " This year we are not going to have cheesy potatoes for Thanksgiving. I…

Classic Broccoli Bacon Salad

Classic Broccoli Bacon Salad

I am sure many of you already know at least one version of this recipe of broccoli salad with bacon that is so popular in United States. For the rest of you out there who like to try something new, this is a great recipe that can be made all year around. In Minnesota, we make it a lot in the winter, around holidays like Thanksgiving or Christmas. However, you can make this salad for lunch and it travels really…

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Easy Sausage, Cranberries and Walnuts Stuffing Recipe

The holiday season is here and hopefully this recipe will be a real help for many of you. I know that in the U.S., people make stuffing mostly for Thanksgiving, but I also know that a lot of people around the world might have it also for Christmas or New Year's Eve. So here you have my favorite recipe of Easy Sausage, Cranberries and Walnuts Stuffing. The good news about this recipe is that besides being easy to put together, it…

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Easy Sausage, Cranberries and Walnuts Stuffing

The holiday season is here and hopefully this recipe will be a real help for many of you. I know that in the U.S., people make stuffing mostly for Thanksgiving, but I also know that a lot of people around the world might have it also for Christmas or New Year's Eve. So here you have my favorite recipe of Easy Sausage, Cranberries and Walnuts Stuffing. The good news about this recipe is that besides being easy to put together, it…

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Bacon3

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Brussels Sprouts are a favorite winter vegetable that we enjoy very much, especially when we roast them with bacon. This recipe is super easy to make and  oh, so delicious! It is so easy that I would not even call this cooking. If you are one of these people who do not like Brussels sprouts, I might be able to convert you after you try this recipe. It is also a versatile one, because you could dress ip up or…

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

This is my list of favorite Thanksgiving items I put on the table every year. I hope you have your favorites too, but if you don't, maybe you can find something interesting on my list. Appetizers: Sausage Pumpkin Pinwheels-see more... These pinwheels are made with pumpkin puree and cooked sausage, green onions and shredded Monterey Jack cheese. Really beautiful on the table and also delicious. Cheese straws with Feta and poppy seeds-see more... The cheese straws, especially the homemade ones,…

Cheesy Turkey And Mushroom Pie

Cheesy Turkey And Mushroom Pie

I don't know about you, but I love savory pies. They are versatile and great any time of the day. The savory pies are one of my multiple solutions for comfort foods that are easy to make, even during the week, when everyone is busy and running around.   This wonderful cheesy turkey pie with mushrooms is a complete meal by itself and requires very little preparation. It is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken(if you are…

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30 Cooking and Baking Tools For The Holidays

As you finalize your Thanksgiving or Christmas menu, you may notice that your kitchen is missing some essential equipment. Maybe it is your first time hosting a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner in your house and you don't know where to start. Or maybe you are a pro by now, but you discover that you might need some few more items that would make your life easier in the kitchen.  Here’s my list so you have plenty of time to find…

Cranberry Chutney With Apples 1

Cranberry Chutney with Apples

This Cranberry Chutney with Apples could be a delicious addition to every year Thanksgiving meal. I never buy the cans of cranberries from the store because I love to control the amount of sugar I put in my cranberry sauce. Then, I like to combine flavors and textures, so the cans absolutely do not work for me. Even for you, the ones out there that are in charge of the cooking during the holidays, please buy fresh cranberries and make your…

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