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Main Dish, Meat, Pasta

Joe’s Big Italian Meatballs

 

 Joe’s Big Italian Meatballs are the classic Italian-American comfort food!  Who doesn’t like a big plate of spaghetti and meatballs? Joe makes big juicy meatballs that are the size of baseballs.  Of course, you can make them smaller, but then they won’t be Joe’s Big Italian Meatballs! Why does Joe […]

Orange-and-Mustard-Glazed-Ham
Main Dish, Meat

Orange and Mustard Glazed Ham

 

 Orange and Mustard Glazed Ham is an easy and flavorful main dish perfect for any holiday meal! Just mix together the orange marmalade, Dijon mustard, brown sugar, orange zest and orange juice in a small bowl, and toss over a good quality spiral cut ham. Next, warm it in the […]

Herb Roasted Turkey
Main Dish, Meat

Herb Roasted Turkey

 

 Our Herb Roasted Turkey is the answer to that age old question. How do you make a Thanksgiving Turkey without stressing out in the process? Holiday dinners are so stressful that countless movies and TV shows have been created around that theme. From “Friends” to “Everybody Loves Raymond” and many […]

Fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Side Dishes

Fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce

 

 This Fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce is staple on our Thanksgiving Table! Some people think of cranberry sauce as an after thought, but I think it’s the glue that holds the Thanksgiving Meal together! The tartness cuts through the heaviness of all the other dishes. I know there is a lot […]

Sweet Potato Casserole
Side Dishes

Sweet Potato Casserole

 

 Sweet Potato Casserole is a must have on my Thanksgiving Table! I enjoy sweet potatoes all year round, but sweet potato casserole is extra special. This recipe is a version of my mom’s. I cut back on some of the sugar. It’s still sweet, but not “too” sweet. Brown sugar […]

Summer Berry Tiramisu
Desserts

Summer Berry Tiramisu

 

 Light, creamy, fruity and delicious are four words that best describe Summer Berry Tiramisu. (I couldn’t stop at three words!) Traditional Tiramisu is a coffee flavored Italian dessert that’s made with ladyfingers dipped in coffee and layered with a mixture of mascarpone cheese, zabaglione and whipped cream and finished with […]

golden-beet-and-chorizo-hash
Main Dish

Golden Beet and Chorizo Hash

 

 Golden Beet and Chorizo Hash is a quick and tasty meal. Top it with an egg and you’ve got a great breakfast, brunch or even dinner! There are only four ingredients in this hash making it fast and easy to prepare. The chorizo brings lots of flavor to this dish […]

Herbed-Green-Beans-with-Almonds
Side Dishes

Herbed Green Beans with Almonds

 

 This Herbed Green Beans with Almonds recipe is a great way to elevate the basic green bean and turn it into a celebratory dish! Also, its quick and easy enough to prepare on a weeknight. The herb and citrus dressing makes these green beans extra special. Plus, the toasted almonds […]

pea-and-ricotta-toast
Appetizers

Pea and Ricotta Toast

 

 Pea and Ricotta Toast is a easy appetizer that contains all the flavors of Spring! Peas and mint are a classic flavor combination. I combine fresh peas, mint and ricotta cheese along with a little lemon zest to make a tasty spread to top crispy toasted bread. Lastly, I finish […]

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Baked Goods, Desserts

Creamy Lemon Cheesecake Bites

 

 These Creamy Lemon Cheesecake Bites have a silky smooth texture with a sweet and tangy lemon flavor. In addition, the bright flavor of the lemon pairs beautifully with the creamy cheesecake. I like to top them with some fresh strawberries. Other berries like raspberries, blueberries or blackberries are delicious as […]