Author Archives for Laura

Turkey Cranberry Quesadillas

November 21, 2009 7:53 am Published by 18 Comments

Now that I am done sharing recipes for your Thanksgiving feast, it’s time to move on with to something to do with those leftovers.  I created this idea as a twist on the typical turkey sandwich made from leftovers.  It is a simple and easy Turkey Cranberry Quesadilla.  You could  do the same thing and... Read More

Pumpkin Sundaes

November 20, 2009 6:45 am Published by 4 Comments

If you are looking for a simplified version of a traditional Thanksgiving dessert look no more.  This is a quick and simple, yet can be elegant too all by the way you serve it.  I got this idea for a site called A Little Lovliness.  Melissa’s site is simply lovely.  I must say I would... Read More

Black Forest Cheesecake

November 19, 2009 6:45 am Published by 9 Comments

The winner of the Thanksgiving fun pack from My Blog Spark and Pillsbury is: Judy H. who said: Pumpkin pie is a must have in our household – but you absolutely have to top it off with the biggest dallop of cool whip to make it complete :O)  Part of the fun is making the... Read More

Green Bean Casserole

November 18, 2009 7:52 am Published by 21 Comments

Thanksgiving would not be Thanksgiving for me without the Green Bean Casserole.  I tend to just make the traditional French’s recipe.  Now when I started the turkey giveaway last week, I was reading all of your comments.  Let me just tell you I enjoyed all of them. I had a few laughs and shed a... Read More

Shaping Homemade Rolls

November 17, 2009 6:43 am Published by 9 Comments

So my most favorite part of the Thanksgiving feast is the rolls.  You’ve got to have a good homemade roll.  All the recipes I am going to share today are from my archives, but I am also going to show you some fun ways to shape rolls.  You can mix things up just by making... Read More

Cranberry Jello Salad, winners, and a giveaway

November 16, 2009 8:52 am Published by 76 Comments

First order of business, here are the winners of the turkeys: Abby who said – One of my favorite Thanksgiving memories was when my husband and I were away from family for school and we got together with some friends on Thanksgiving and just ate pie until we couldn’t stuff another bite in. So yummy... Read More

Mom’s Sage Dressing

November 14, 2009 8:33 am Published by 9 Comments

When I think of dressing or stuffing, whatever you choose to call it, this is the recipe I do.  It’s the only recipe I know.  This is what I remember having every year at Thanksgiving as long as I can remember.  It is simple, easy, and everyone in our family loves it.  It’s best served... Read More

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Cranberry Sauce

November 13, 2009 8:05 am Published by 166 Comments

Let’s talk turkey first. If you weren’t aware, Butterball  has a Turkey Talk-Line lady that is available to answer your Thanksgiving meal questions, share ways to save or to gobble up any turkey-day cooking myths. So if you encounter any problems along the way with preparing your Thanksgiving meal, you can give them a call.... Read More

Pumpkin Cranberry Spice Cake

November 12, 2009 7:40 am Published by 9 Comments

Here is another bundt to help celebrate Nation Bundt Day with on Sunday Nov 15th.  It would also work well for Thanksgiving too.  I found it a a recent issue of the Salt Lake Tribune.  This is a healthier version than most.  First, the pumpkin makes it healthy but also allows you to use less... Read More

Praline Pecan Zucchini Bundt

November 11, 2009 12:11 pm Published by 12 Comments

Well, I am now moved to wordpress thanks to my hubby.  For the most part things look the same.  There are a few new changes that I hope improve the site.  If you look to your left, there is a search box at the top and a categories box below it .  The categories box... Read More