Archive:  November, 2012

Holiday Crafts

In Crafts, Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 28/11

Growing up, my mom came up her fair share of clever craft ideas.  The projects alone were always fun, and when they resulted in a clever gift to… Read More »

Honey Orange Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

In Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 28/11

The day before Thanksgiving, I saw A recipe for Hasselback Potatoes posted by my friend, Sonali, from The Foodie Physician. They looked completely delicious and I shared them… Read More »

Whole Wheat Cheddar Chicken (or Turkey) Quesadillas

In Chicken, Pizza & Sandwiches, Side Dishes, Snacks, Turkey
by Ann on 24/11

It’s always fun to strike upon a new way of using something. In my kitchen, this often happens out of desperation, like when I lack the right ingredient… Read More »

Southwestern Chicken (or Turkey) Quesadilla Salad

In Chicken, Healthy Options, Salads, Turkey
by Ann on 23/11

  This is my FAVORITE restaurant salad–well, my rendition of it, anyway!  I usually make it when I have leftover chicken, but leftover turkey works well, too.  Packed… Read More »

White Chocolate Pecan Pie

In Desserts, Nuts & Nut Butters
by Ann on 20/11

While my husband, Jack, does not often cook, there are two or three dishes he prepares quite well.  Baking, however, is unexplored territory. So, when he bought the… Read More »

So Easy Fresh Pumpkin Puree

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 19/11

As I was wrestling with this pumpkin, trying to cut through it — all the while thinking of several people who have commented that they enjoy winter squash… Read More »

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy — great way to make extra leftovers, too!

In Easy Meals, Slow Cooker, Turkey
by Ann on 19/11

Do you ever wish you had more turkey leftovers?  Or do you not have any because you ate your meal at someone else’s house?  Perhaps you would simply… Read More »

Prize-Winning Crunchy Top Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal — and a trip WINNER!

In Breakfast Foods, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Uncategorized
by Ann on 18/11

UPDATE: I am thrilled to announce that the winner of the trip to Canyon Ranch in Miami, Florida is Matthew Fairbanks!  Thank you all for voting, entering, and being… Read More »

Corn Spoon Bread

In Holidays, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 15/11

Don’t you love it when a friend passes along a favorite recipe?  While I enjoy creating new recipes of my own, I am always thrilled to try someone… Read More »

Ricotta and Spinach Stuffed Butternut Squash

In Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 14/11

This is a recipe I like to make at least once every fall or winter.  Most of the ingredients can be easily held on hand and it is… Read More »