Casserole · Chicken · dinner · entree

Classic King Ranch Casserole

Let's take a break from the holiday baking, shall we? In the midst of my cookie fervor, I've been making simple dinners that will last. I'm talking casseroles, stews, and big batches of meat to make for sandwiches. This casserole is the quintessential "make in a pinch" dinner. It's a retro classic that has stood… Continue reading Classic King Ranch Casserole

cookies · Dessert · holiday · sweet

Christmas Cookie Truffles

It's December 2nd, and if your Christmas tree isn't up yet---what are you waiting for?! I'm currently sitting here listening to Christmas music play through my stereo and looking at the lights glisten on my tree. I'm fully in the Christmas spirit, and that couldn't be more visible than if you step into my kitchen.… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Truffles

breakfast · dinner · entree · holiday · turkey

7 Delicious Ways to Use Up Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

If you're anything like me, on Friday you'll be up to your ears in Thanksgiving leftovers on Friday. I'm talking mounds of turkey stuffed into tupperware dishes. Cold mashed potatoes that will never taste as good as they did on Thanksgiving. Half eaten pies taking up valuable real estate in your fridge. Thanksgiving is a… Continue reading 7 Delicious Ways to Use Up Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

Casserole · holiday · sweet

Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

We're just days away from the most gluttonous day of the year. My pantry is locked, stocked and ready for the big day. For the first time in forever, I have Thanksgiving off. I can't go anywhere, though, since I'll more than likely have to work the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The biggest day for college… Continue reading Whiskey & Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

holiday · Salad · vegetarian

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

There's just something about sweet potatoes. I'm guessing it's the carby one-two punch. First, you get a potato. Second, you inject it with sugar. How could anything go wrong?! I've been going to town on some sweet potatoes lately. Tomorrow is our work Thanksgiving potluck, and guess what I'm bringing? Yep: sweet potatoes. My favorite… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato Salad