Thanksgiving 2018

Hey Everyone! Hope you all had a spectacular Thanksgiving day with your family and friends. We sure did! Here’s my Thanksgiving season breakdown… First, we started with a Friendsgiving at a sort of new friend’s house. I say sort of new because he is Mike’s work colleague, has been for a little while but whom…

Thanksgiving 2017

Gobble gobble! Hey guys! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday with family and friends. This year we hosted Thanksgiving again, going on a handful of years now hosting this dinner; which the process is always a lot of fun for me. I look forward to the Wednesday before to prepare the dinner with my…

Thanksgiving 2013

Hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving with your family and friends!! This day went off without a hitch, and very relaxing. I couldn’t cook a darn thing, no apps, desserts or anything, which is frustrating, but a blessing. For the first time ever, while my husband went off with his buddies on their annual…

What I Am Thankful For This Year

Thanksgiving is upon us, and it is usually that time of year to reflect upon what we are thankful for. Most years I am pretty consistent with what I am thankful for. Gearing my thanks toward my health, my families health, food on our table, money in our pockets, or family being with me. This…

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Hope you all had a wonderful night to kick off the new year. Really looking forward to 2013. ….. Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta 1.5 lbs Brussels sprouts (prep directions below) 1/2 lb pancetta chopped 1 shallot chopped 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tspn salt 1/2 tspn freshly ground black pepper You will need…

Oven Roasted Leeks with Herbs de Provence

Oven Roasted Leeks With Herbs de Provence 6 medium leeks, cleaned and cut lengthwise into quarters 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. Herbs de Provence 1 tsp salt 1 tsp freshly ground pepper 2/3 cup of vegetable stock You will need a baking sheet covered in parchment. Pre-heat oven 400°F. To Clean Leeks Remove the…

Thanksgiving

Had a great time out with our friends this Thanksgiving Eve.  It’s a tradition that when our friends are home from NY we get together either the night before or after.  It means more now than ever before cause now all of us have children, with one of the couples having TRIPLETS!  EEK! I KNOW! …

Vanilla Cheesecake with Oreo crust

20 Oreo cookies (about 2 1/4 cups finely crushed- also can subsitute WhoNu Brand) 3 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted 5 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 3 Tbsp. flour 1 Tbsp. vanilla bean paste- you can find this at Trader Joe’s (or 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract) 1 cup low…