#Alcohol Free Recipes


Bloody Olive

By Carolyn Haas
Adapted from The Original Guide to Alcohol-Free Beverages and Drinks. For those who love both olive...

Toasted Almond Cafe

By Carolyn Haas
You could use real Amaretto if you prefer. And/or Kahlua - just sayin'!
Side Dishes to Serve on Thanksgiving

Side Dishes to Serve on Thanksgiving


Continuing on the easy theme for my holiday meal this year, simple side dishes are on my menu. Since I’ll be hosting a smaller Thanksgiving, not all these will be prepared. But, I wanted to share an assortment of side dishes you can serve to spark ideas for your menu. “If you are strapped for […]

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist

11 Pumpkin Pie Recipes With a Twist


Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert. Typically flavored with fall spices (like cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves), the custard pie is creamy and luscious. The version most aligned to what we think of pumpkin pie first appeared in Amelia Simmons’ American Cookery cookbook in 1796. Since then, pumpkin pie has evolved. Now, there are […]

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

18 Inexpensive Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes


Preparing a holiday meal can get pricy. However, there are ways to prepare a fantastic holiday dinner while still saving a few dollars. Planning a menu early and shopping sales are two tips. Preparing recipes with budget-friendly ingredients is also key. Potatoes are inexpensive and Hasselback potatoes make an amazing presentation. Turkey is typically the […]