Tag: Holidays

Parmesan-Crusted Butternut Squash

Parmesan-Crusted Butternut Squash

This is a really simple side-dish that comes across as a lot more fancy that it is. Get your hands on pre-diced squash and fresh grated Parmesan and you can cut the prep time to practically nothing. [Prep: 10min / Cook: 25min] Ingredients – 1 butternut squash – 1/2 cup […]

Pecan Pie

It turns out, there are many different ways to make a pecan pie. Which is interesting when you figure that this is a pie made essentially of sugar. The recipe below is the one I used at Thanksgiving, and I chose it because it had the highest ranking and popularity […]

Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad is a crazy easy dessert invented by Kraft in the 1970s to promote their new pistachio pudding (go marketing). They called it “Pistachio Pineapple Delight” but somewhere along the lines it took on the name “Watergate” instead (it was the ’70s after all…) Anyway, my mom always whips up this […]

Holiday Cookies

Here’s a couple very easy cookies I experimented with for Christmas last year- no flour necessary! For both of these recipes, you can either use a roll of refrigerated cookie dough or a simple mix (but be sure to add the necessary water/oil/eggs as per the package directions). Double Peanut Butter […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Salad Sandwich

So, I realize this is probably a bit late for everyone (sorry, been out of town), but hopefully it will come in handy next year or after your Christmas turkey…  Anyway, here’s one way to make a bit more ‘divine’ leftover turkey sandwich. [Prep: 15min / Cook: –] Ingredients – […]

Festive Dips & Appetizers

Got a couple last-minute guests joining for Turkey Day? We sure did (that takes us up to twelve for tomorrow, for those of you who are counting, hee hee). So, how do you materialize a couple more plates of food when the turkey is already two-days thawed? How about some […]