Cranberry Pear Pie with caramel

Hey there, I’m back with another pie brimming with cranberries and pears! Cranberries are burst of color in the late fall and could not come at a better time of year. It’s one of my favorite ingredients this time of year. Just when produce is beginning to pale in color, lo and behold, the festive…

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Pumpkin Sweet Potato Pie with Maple

Thanksgiving is almost here! You didn’t think I forgot about the most important part, did you? Never. I’m usually thinking about pies before anything else. Gosh, do I have a major crush on pie as you can tell looking through my dessert recipes. If you love pie as much as I do and have a…

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Herbed Roast Turkey and Gravy

If you have been handed over the turkey roasting this year and are nervous or have had more misses that hits, then let’s talk turkey! No need to stress over this, really. The key here is good notes and understanding technique. I’ve jotted down a bunch of notes to make roasting turkey easy. Speaking of easy,…

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Simple Root Vegetable Hash with Eggs

Many years ago, while living in New York and dating my now-husband, we would love to get breakfast at the local diner. The order was always two sunny-side-up eggs, hash browns, toast, and coffee. It was simple but satisfying and brings back memories of those days at the diner giggling and me taking small bites,…

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Brussels sprouts with glazed pancetta and pecans

Brussels sprouts, you either love ‘em or hate ‘em. I find it’s one of those vegetables where it’s a hit or miss. I personally love the little miniature cabbage looking things, but I get that they’re not for everyone. With a little holiday dress-up, even the “brussels sprouts haters of the world” won’t resist this. …

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Homemade Pumpkin Butter

Pumpkin butter has been my go-to the past week … post run breakfast sandwich with almond butter and pears (as seen here), stirred into oatmeal with some pecans, mixed into coconut yogurt with chia seeds, or shmeared along with jelly or sliced apples for the kids school lunches. By Friday, I realized I’ve made this six…

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Roasted Green Beans with Lemon Vinaigrette and Herbed Breadcrumbs

Thanksgiving has been on the brain!  I hope you don’t think I’m like some pesky neighbor knocking on your door a little too frequent with the more than usual posts. Hope you don’t mind because I have so many fall recipes to share with you! Here’s my twist on the classic green bean casserole for…

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Kabotcha + Kuri Squash Autumn Soup

It’s November! Over the weekend, I have been a busy bee compiling my notes and jotting down my sweet and savory recipe ideas for Thanksgiving and I can’t wait to share them with you! Oh, the decisions … the best kind in life. This is my favorite time of the year to push my hectic…

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