One Thanksgiving side I ALWAYS look forward to is my mother’s clapshot. She usually made regular mashed potatoes during the year. On Thanksgiving, however, she’d make this delicious Scottish dish that is sure to replace your regular mashed potatoes at your Thanksgiving dinner table.
I’m sure this late into the fall season you’ve had quite a bit of Pumpkin flavored things. However, if you are not burnt out on pumpkin yet, I’m going to show you how to make a classic Betty Crocker Pumpkin bread using a loaf pan that I absolutely adore. I also feel like pumpkin bread that you make at home always tastes better than store-bought. So if you like me find yourself stuck at home, and craving a nice slice of something delicious, keep reading!
This Thanksgiving may be a little odd this year. It may be more difficult to have large Thanksgiving gatherings, and money is tight, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a happy Thanksgiving anyway. Thanksgiving at my house will be just my husband and me, and because of that, we’re scaling down how much food we make. I was really excited and happy to find this simple and yet highly delicious tart. It has all those really classic holiday flavors and makes for either a nice appetizer if you happen to have a large family or a tasty side for a smaller family like mine.
Twas a dark and stormy night, and I decided to make this Macabre-Roni and Cheese Stuffed Squash. However, as I added the ingredients, I soon realized I was creating a MONSTER!!! This bubbling, cheesy creation threatened to overwhelm my unsuspecting sauce pot. As lightning struck, and I brought the concoction to my quivering lips I realized my taste bust were ALIVE!!!! While I have scaled down this recipe for a reasonably sized household, it’s potency will none-the-less leave your family ghoulishly grinning for more.
Nothing puts me in the fall mood like these delicious stuffed shells for dinner. They aren’t your typical Italian stuffed shells. These encapsulate so many beautiful savory flavor. They can be a bit tricky to assemble at first, but I assure you, once you make these they will be added to your recipe collection, I know that’s exactly what I did anyway.
So if you like the idea of having sausage, pasta, ricotta, and butternut squash all rolled into one amazing meal, read on!
This is an EASY treat to make and absolutely delicious. I’ll be honest, it was so simple to make that I didn’t really have much faith in the taste, but I was blown away! It’s everything you would want in a little treat. It’s sweet, it’s salty and it can be a tasty decoration in a big bowl of pumpkin ice cream. No matter how you eat this, you won’t be let down by the flavor.
It’s cold and flu season!!! YAY!!!! Not really, it’s horrible. I don’t like cold weather, but cold weather AND being sick is the worst! But I have the perfect chicken soup that you can freeze and heat up when you need it. I’m going to show you how to make your own chicken broth, and then how to make the actual soup as well as some fluffy dumplings that cook in the broth. It’s so good and I promise you, you’ll never have the canned version again!
If you’re looking to up your culinary craft this weekend, this recipe straight from the French Laundry Cookbook should get you inspired. It’s technically challenging, but should you make it through all the steps you’ll end up with a homemade agnolotti filled with bacon and sweet potatoes, covered in a fresh Sage Cream, and drizzled with brown butter and pieces of prosciutto. It’s a fantastic way to welcome in October, and for me, this was a birthday meal I’m sure to remember!
Here in Massachusetts fall starts to show around the middle of September. The mornings are chilly and in the evenings you the smell of fireplaces burning is in the air.
I’m a huge fan of cooking around the themes of the seasons, and what better way to spoil yourself with an easy to make Caramel Apple Martini. It also comes with an adorable sweet apple, caramel and peanut garnish that just brings everything together.
You may not be able to go to a five-star hotel right now, but that’s no reason not to have a breakfast like you’re in one! This is a really luxurious breakfast and yet it’s not as expensive as you would think. The sourdough and the yogurt help to balance out the saltiness of the Caviar and the Gravlax adds protein and depth to the flavor. This was easy to put together and looked extremely elegant.