Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving

Hope everyone has a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving with their friends and family! I hope your day is filled with delicious food, beautiful pies, and at least a few Brussels sprouts! Thank you all for taking the time to visit this site, try my recipes, give me feedback, and for supporting me over the years!

I am thankful for you. 

P.S. Be sure to save some Thanksgiving leftovers today, because I’ll be sharing some insane leftover recipe ideas tomorrow! Oh…and don’t forget to make this milkshake. See ya soon!

15-Minute DIY Centerpiece for the Holidays. Easy and impressive!

Today we’re doing something completely different and totally outside of my comfort zone. And yet, I don’t think I’ve ever been more proud (and completely shocked) of a single post on the blog than today’s 15-minute DIY holiday centerpiece project. I feel like Martha Stewart temporarily invaded my body...

Individual Apple Phyllo Pies [...for people who hate to make pie dough.]

Raise your hand if you hate making pie dough? Obviously, I can’t see you…but I have a feeling a decent portion of you might have just emphatically nodded at your computer screen. I’ m actually one of those people that doesn’t hate to make pie dough from scratch, but I totally...

Cappuccino

Thanksgiving recipes across the United States. Fun! Perfect pan drippings gravy. Beautiful watercolor-esque DIY place cards! Solutions and tips for great stuffing. Roasted garlic goat cheese mashed potatoes. All the goat cheese. A delicious chocolate pecan pie. Classic dry-brined turkey. I mean, check out that skin!!! 5 tips for...

Asian Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Fried Shiitake Mushrooms #vegetarian

We did it! Today marks the official last day of #BrusselsSproutsWeek. I’m kind of sad actually, even though I have decided to announce a formal separation from sprouts for at least a month (next Thursday excluded). Hopefully I’ve convinced some haters out there to give them a second chance though!...

Strozzapreti with Pork Sausage, Shaved Brussels Sprouts, and Sage

It wouldn’t be #BrusselsSproutWeek without pasta! Ok, well, it wouldn’t be any week without a good heaping bowl of pasta, but that is an entirely different matter. You know that famous Sophia Loren quote, “Everything you see I owe to spaghetti.” That basically defines my life. In a nutshell. It...

Brussels Sprouts Salad with Apple, Walnuts, and Parmesan-Pecorino Crisps

Ok, so today I’m challenging your love of Brussels sprouts. Just a teensy bit, because it wouldn’t be #BrusselsSproutsWeek if I didn’t do that, right? As much as I would love to sit here and promise you that everyone under the sun would love this salad, it wouldn’t be the truth. I’m...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Squash with Dried Cranberries and Dijon Vinaigrette -- the perfect side dish for #Thanksgiving!

I’m back, I’m back! Today’s recipe might be my absolute favorite #BrusselsSproutsWeek recipe. It is only Tuesday (and I shared these delicious fried Brussels sprout leaves yesterday) so trust me, that is saying quite a bit. As you can imagine, we ate a ridiculous quantity of Brussels sprouts leading up to this...