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Top Posts of 2021

Are you as excited as we are to see what were the top posts of 2021? It’s New Year’s Day 2022, so that means we’re going to take a long look at last years top posts. Looking at what’s popular helps us to better understand the needs of our readers, so here’s our list. What were the top posts of 2021? As we have done […]

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Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Thanksgiving side dishes can sometimes outshine the turkey, and that’s fine with me. My favorite part of the Thanksgiving turkey is all the leftover turkey that I can transform into delicious dinners, but this post isn’t about the turkey. It’s all about side dishes. This collection of Thanksgiving side dishes is here to help you plan your holiday meal. This post is still a work […]

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Cranberry Recipes for your Holiday Table

These cranberry recipes are a bit diverse so we’ve divided them into different sections below. In our opinion, cranberries are the quintessential holiday food. They can be prepared to be sweet or tart, and can be used as a condiment, added to a savory dish, or made into desserts. We’re sure you’ll find a cranberry recipe that you’ll love among this collection. Cranberry Sauces, Salsas, […]

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Squash Recipes for Thanksgiving

Squash is not one of the most popular vegetables in the USA. In fact, it doesn’t even make the top 20, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t like it. In spite of it’s lack of popularity, for some reason, squash seems to be mandatory on the Thanksgiving table, so we have collected several squash recipes for you to consider as a possible side for […]

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Green Bean Recipes for Thanksgiving

Green Beans are the fifteenth most popular vegetable in the USA, so it seems only right to provide you with a collection of green bean recipes. Some of these recipes use fresh green beans while others utilize canned or frozen green beans. You’ll find keto recipes, gluten free recipes, vegan recipes, and recipes for those who eschew processed foods. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure […]

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20 Brussels Sprouts Recipes

Brussels Sprouts are one of the flavors of fall. There are those who don’t like them, but I believe that the real reason that they don’t like them is because they’ve only had them overcooked and mushy. These recipes are the perfect tool to change your mind if you’re not a fan of Brussels sprouts. Check out this collection of amazing recipes. Whether you like […]

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29 Sweet Potato Recipes

The lowly sweet potato is a nutrient dense food that’s surprisingly versatile as well as economical to add to your menu. Sweet potatoes are a great accompaniment to any meal, and they’re a great addition to a holiday table. In fact, sweet potatoes are requested by certain members of our household for all of the major holiday meals. Because we believe that sweet potatoes are […]

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41 Mashed Potatoes Recipes

In my house, mashed potatoes are a mandatory component of our Thanksgiving dinner. In fact, every Thanksgiving, its Bus Boy, my oldest, who accompanies me to the kitchen in the early morning and begins peeling the potatoes while I get the turkey ready to go into the oven. I generally use the same mashed potato recipe over and over each year, but this year, I […]

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Fun Food for Fall

It’s fall, and everyone is all about pumpkin spice, warm sweaters, and apples. It’s a great time of year to gather the children in the kitchen and do some cooking to create some great memories and enjoy some of these fun treats. We’ve collected recipes which will help you to some make fun food for fall to share with your family. We tried to get […]

A large photo of a bottle of amarula vanilla spice cream next to a mug filled with a light amber liquid that's topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with spices is to the left. To the right are two smaller photos. One is of a tall glass with red, blood-like drips coming from the rim of the glass which is filled with a pale pink liquid and glass. A wedge of lime os on the top of the glass. Below that phot is a cup sitting on a gray napkin on an orange background. The cup is filled wiht a layered drink that has layers and streaks of white, red, and black visible through the sides of the plastic cup. The top is covered with whipped cream and sprinkled with black edible glitter.

Halloween Beverages

I’ve been busy collecting an assortment of Halloween treats, but I realized that you might want to serve a festive drink on Halloween, too. As a result, I decided to collect a few Halloween beverages for you to consider as an option this Halloween. I realize that there are only three, but Halloween is tomorrow, so I had limited time. Two of them are definitely […]