Win A Copy of The Grazing Table – Leite’s Culinaria

Fill in the giveaway information, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of The Grazing Table: How to Create Beautiful Butter Boards, Food Platters & More by Natalie Thomson (Hamlyn, 2023).  (ARV $24.99) Note: You can enter this giveaway one (1) time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is 11:59PM ET 12.4.23. Grazing is … Read more

The Best Spinach Artichoke Dip

This spinach artichoke dip is a favorite for any kind of get-together! This dip is extra creamy, super cheesy, and loaded with spinach and artichokes. Top it all off with more cheese and bake until golden and bubbly! Serve it with your favorite dippers like chips, crackers, or bread. Ingredients for Spinach Artichoke Dip This … Read more

Rigatoni With Squash, Peppers and Mozzarella

  Ingredients 12 oz fresh rigatoni pasta or any short pasta2 tablespoons olive oil1 lb diced yellow and green summer squash1/2 large red onion, sliced4 cloves garlic, minced1 cup roasted red pepper strips8 tablespoons unsalted butter¾ cup of pasta cooking water4 oz fresh mozzarella, diced1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheeseSalt and black pepper, to taste¼ teaspoon … Read more

Turkey Slop – Simply Scratch

A lunchroom favorite turned into a cozy comfort food! Turkey Slop is shredded turkey in a homemade pan gravy ladled over creamy mashed potatoes. This is a delicious and simple way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey! Serves 4 to 6. If you went to junior or high school where I did you are keenly aware of … Read more

I’m a New (Really New) Nigerian Chef 

The bitter melon seed, pureed into a peanut-buttery paste, escapes into plump clouds around the lava of red palm oil, almost fecund in its floral, earthy depth. You’re looking for curds, typically a topic reserved for deep-fried cheese, at least according to my Midwestern sensibilities. But cheese curds don’t give the Parliament levels of funk … Read more

Turkey Melt – Simply Home Cooked

Published: Nov 20, 2023 by Dina We all love Thanksgiving, but what we love even more are the leftovers. This ultimate Turkey Melt combines smoky bacon, juicy turkey, fresh veggies, and tangy ranch on sourdough for a sandwich you’ll love. If you love a tasty turkey sandwich, then you should try this Turkey Panini or … Read more

Slow cooker gammon – Nicky’s Kitchen Sanctuary

I’m using an interesting ingredient in this slow cooker gammon to give it a lovely sweetness, as well as helping to keep it nice and tender.I could ask you to scroll down to find the answer, but I won’t do that to you!It’s Coca Cola! Yep cooking gammon in coke might seem a little bizarre, … Read more

TURKEY BASICS – The Southern Lady Cooks

Learn a few basics about buying, cooking and preparing your turkey for Thanksgiving. The holidays are just around the corner.  Are you ready?  Have you written up the menu, decided on what dishes you are serving, shopped for recipe ingredients and the turkey?  Do you have traditional dishes you prepare every year or do you … Read more

Shortbread Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Elevate your next dessert with a shortbread graham cracker pie crust. Perfect for cheesecakes, fruit pies, and more! There’s something undeniably special about a perfect pie crust – it’s the foundation for some of our most favorite desserts. While traditional graham cracker crusts have their charm, the shortbread graham cracker pie crust offers a delightful … Read more

Pigeon Forge, TN (and our last 13th birthday trip!)

Five years flew by in a little more than a heartbeat and we now have three teenagers in our home. My youngest son Nate turned 13 this year, which meant it was time for our family’s last “teen birthday trip.” Sean and I have taken each of our boys on a special trip with just … Read more