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Apple Butter Glazed Ham

Apple Butter Glazed Ham is a simple, sweetly spiced way to dress up your holiday ham, but it also makes a great ham steak if all you need is a quick weeknight meal.  I travel pretty often for work, and the hyper-responsible mom in me always feels the need to do all the laundry and …

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Spiced Rum Pecan Cheesecakes

Spiced Rum Cheesecakes are little 4-bite treats laced with spiced rum and smothered in a homemade boozy caramel studded with pecans. This dessert is perfect for dinner parties, holidays, and for all the spiced rum lovers in your life. CLICK HERE TO PIN THIS RECIPE AND SAVE FOR LATER Remember that time I made Spiced …

Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole

Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole

Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole is the from scratch version of a holiday fave. It’s good anytime though. No holidays required! UPDATED 4-2017! This recipe is popular around every holiday, be it Easter or Thanksgiving, so I updated my old janky photos for you and refreshed this post a bit. Lightened Up Broccoli Rice Casserole …

Pumpkin Torte Cake

Easy Pumpkin Layer Cake

Easy Pumpkin Layer Cake is a holiday favorite! A basic quick bread recipe baked in a sheet pan, stacked, and then piled high with the best cream cheese frosting.  This post dates back to 2012. But it’s a recipe I have made for yearrrrrssss. It’s simple, quick, and makes for an impressive dessert at a …

Brussels Sprout salad with Farro and Walnuts Recipe

Brussels Sprout Salad with Farro and Walnuts

Brussels Sprout Salad with Farro and Walnuts is crisp and fresh. Grains, cranberries, and walnuts set this holiday salad apart from your other sides! This is a Thanksgiving post. And good news! If you scroll down, there are a bunch of fab-o Thanksgiving recipes from other [very terrific] food bloggers. #score But if we are …

Apple Chai Cake with maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Apple Chai Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Drizzle

A dreamy Jewish apple cake with a spicy chai-inspired twist! This Apple Chai Cake is fall dessert perfection.  This recipe is from the book Sweet Noshings written by Amy Kritzer. If you dig this cake recipe, you will love love love this book.  Here’s lookin’ at you, apple desserts! Apple is for sure my favorite …

Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Dip

Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Spread

Creamy goat cheese is topped with quick-cooked cranberries, honey, cinnamon, and chopped Smokehouse Almonds. This Cranberry Almond Goat Cheese Spread is the perfect appetizer addition to your game day or holiday spread.  This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds. Tis the season for appetizers! Who am I kidding? I am always up for a …

Slutty peppermint Oreo Brownies

Slutty Peppermint Oreo Brownies {Oh! & a KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway}

Triple threat! Slutty Peppermint Oreo Brownies are made with 3 layers of chocolate peppermint goodness — the perfect treats to celebrate the season. Chocolate chip cookie dough studded with crushed Andes mints, under a layer of Peppermint Oreo Cookies, and topped with my favorite quick from-scratch brownie batter! Make them happen.  I received free product …

Veggie Strata Recipe

Vegetable Strata

A terrific make-ahead dish that can double as a veggie-loaded side OR a delicious breakfast to feed a crowd. This Vegetable Strata is piled high with cheese, bread, and tons of veggies to please the crowd.  Heyyyyy. So. Last minute me has made you a really-awesome make-ahead dish. We talked the other-day about my lack …

Turkey Tetrazzini Soup Recipe

Turkey Tetrazzini Soup

The perfect way to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers! Turkey Tetrazzini Soup is a cozy, creamy twist on your favorite turkey soup recipe.  I’m behind the ball on EVERYTHING this year. I’ve really only managed to give you all one new Thanksgiving recipe (plus a good one tomorrow – stay tuned) at this point, there …