Thirty Recipes for Thanksgiving!

It was too cold outside yesterday to do anything but stay inside and that’s just what I did after I made an early grocery run so I could do some cooking.  I made breakfast sandwiches, diced avocados for guacamole, started the chili that would be dinner and decided that the frozen day called for a frozen peanut butter and chocolate pie.  Spying some Halloween leftovers, … Continue reading Thirty Recipes for Thanksgiving!

Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Snickers Pie

At the beginning of this month I resolved to cook thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine. I hoped to find some great recipes for my family’s Thanksgiving and to share some you might want to make for your family.  I’m excited to share this recipe, number thirty, and the last recipe in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project!! I wanted to … Continue reading Frozen Peanut Butter Chocolate Snickers Pie

Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic

This recipe is number twenty-nine in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine.  This one comes from one of my favorite pages in the magazine titled “Mashed Vegetables 10 ways” The pages are filled with brightly colored mashed vegetables including beets, celery root and rutabagas.  I’ve been meaning to try mashed cauliflower after … Continue reading Cauliflower Mash with Roasted Garlic

Sausage-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This recipe is number twenty-eight in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine. This one comes from the Vegetable Sides insert. This is a delicious yet simple recipe with few ingredients and little prep time. I used maple sausage and I liked how the sweeter flavor combined with the sweet potatoes. The presentation … Continue reading Sausage-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Chocolate Tart with a Bourbon Glaze and Pumpkin Whipped Cream

I hope you have a good weekend ahead and without further ado, I’m excited to share recipes number twenty-six and twenty-seven  in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project.  This November I’ve been cooking recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine and hopefully sharing some you’ll want to serve at your Thanksgiving feast. I’m planning to share all thirty recipes in a wrap-up on … Continue reading Chocolate Tart with a Bourbon Glaze and Pumpkin Whipped Cream

Roasted Carrots with Spiced Yogurt

This recipe is number twenty-five in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine.   Joe was skeptical when I told him we were having roasted carrots with spiced yogurt but he ended up really liking it, as did I.   This is a great vegetable side dish you could serve at Thanksgiving as … Continue reading Roasted Carrots with Spiced Yogurt

Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Today I’m doubling up on Brussels sprouts recipes as part of my Thanksgiving challenge (cooking thirty recipes from the November issue of Food Network Magazine) before Thanksgiving hits (and it is fast approaching!)  This recipe is number twenty-four and it comes from the Vegetable Sides insert. You can find a similar recipe from the Food Network here. I made a few changes to the recipe … Continue reading Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

This recipe is number twenty-three in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine and hopefully sharing some recipes that would be perfect to serve at your Thanksgiving table.  I’ve adapted this one from the Vegetable Sides insert. If you’re a regular reader of my blog you know that I love Brussels sprouts.  I … Continue reading Sweet and Sour Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Roasted Turnips, Bacon, Broccoli and Chicken

This recipe is number twenty-two in my Thirty for Thanksgiving series where I’m cooking my way through the November issue of Food Network Magazine and  hopefully sharing some recipes you might want to make for Thanksgiving.  This one comes from the Vegetable Sides insert of the magazine. The original recipe is vegetarian but I decided to make this a one pan dinner for us by … Continue reading Roasted Turnips, Bacon, Broccoli and Chicken

Triple Chocolate Mocha Pudding

This recipe is number twenty-one in my Thirty for Thanksgiving project where I’m cooking thirty recipes inspired by the November issue of Food Network Magazine and hopefully sharing some that you’ll want to serve for Thanksgiving.  You can find the original recipe here. So far this is my favorite recipe from the November issue because it tasted amazing and was a big hit with Joe. I made … Continue reading Triple Chocolate Mocha Pudding