Loaded Mashed Potato & Roasted Garlic Soup

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Thanksgiving was cool this year.  I'm talking about temperature, actually.  In case you mistook me for a 17 year old high school student when I said cool.  Although it wouldn't be the first time … [Read more...]

Post-Turkey-Day Risotto

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I've taken pride in the title of this recipe.  Post Turkey Day.  POST.. meaning after :)  I look forward to holidays with much anticipation, knowing that I’ll be able to cook and bake themed treats … [Read more...]

Buffalo Turkey Cobb Salad

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While a turkey and stuffing sammie sure is delicous- and almost a tradition for most on the day post turkey- try this salad out for something different.  Yes, I am aware that my picture doesn't … [Read more...]

Stuffing-Stuffed Sugar Pumpkins

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The day after Thanksgiving almost always turns into a homecoming event: Old friends continue to trickle back in town and you most defintley still have family sleeping in your guest room.. or living … [Read more...]

Winter Vegetable Gratin

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You need a last minute (healthy) side dish- Chocolate Broccoli is here to your rescue :) A couple things to keep in mind today.. 1. Eat breakfast!!  Don't skip the most important meal of the day … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Fluff Tassies

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Little pieces of heaven.  That should be the name of these little desserts/appetizers or practically a main dish in FireDad's book.  That man is actually the one that inspired these little guys.  I … [Read more...]

Just Days Until T-Day

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It's T-minus 3 days until T-Day.  Are you ready for your role in this holiday event?  Whether you are the chef of the main event or coming as a guest- be prepared for the big day with these simple … [Read more...]

Seven Pounds..

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Did you know the average person gains 7 pounds throughout the holidays?!  From Halloween candy to Thanksgiving pies to Christmas baking to New Year’s cocktails…it is easy to add a few pounds.  So … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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Old school casseroles have like… four ingredients in them…. with potato chips on top.  The occasional cornflake topping made an appearance if mother decided father needed to watch his cholesterol. … [Read more...]

Chorizo & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

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Who knew a tiny little city, which by the way I have never heard of, could kidnapped my fireman this week.  Hays, Kansas and pheasants in the rooster form.  November is here, and that means so is … [Read more...]