My Turkey Stuffing recipe

One of my favorite sides on Thanksgiving this year was the stuffing. I created my own recipe this year and it came up great! Here I’m sharing it with you. This stuffing recipe is to be cooked outside of the turkey so you may prepare it ahead of time, which is an added bonus for…

Enjoy the holidays without the extra pounds?

Every time Christmas comes around, worries about the extra pounds threaten the joy of the season. Some tips follow.. 1. Entertaining at home. Shop wisely. Keep nuts, veggies and fruit snacks (carrots, celery, grapes, strawberries, etc) handy.   2. Eating out. Eat a healthy snack before leaving home. Once there, look for healthy menu options….

Thankful for Teachers!

We are thankful for teachers. Two home-made cranberry sauce recipes taken from recognized magazines went to school teachers. We have their votes!  Contestants : Gingery Cranberry Relish – Real Simple November 2013 issue  (http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/ginger-cranberry-relish-00100000110423/index.html) Orange Cranberry Sauce – Eating Well magazine November 2013 issue (http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/orange_cranberry_sauce.html ) And the winner is… Eating Well magazine’s Orange Cranberry Sauce. 🙂 Teachers’ comments……

Dressing with Joy for the Season

Fast-approaching Thanksgiving, Christmas and other Holiday seasons fill us with joy; It seemed fitting to welcome them with a theme change. My blog is now wearing the WordPress “Confit” theme. Visit my blog and check it out! 🙂

Intimidated by the Thanksgiving Turkey?

Cartoon by Juan A. Horrillo Do you feel intimidated by the thought of cooking Thanksgiving dinner? You are not alone. For many years, cooking was very far from my mind and baking a turkey was the farthest! Cooking techniques and ingredients were foreign concepts. Growing up there was always someone else thinking about cooking. Years went…