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  • Oyster Casserole

    Oyster Casserole

    Oysters for Thanksgiving seem to be a regional thing. Either you love them or hate them. For me, it isn't Thanksgiving without them. Growing up my Mom always referred to this recipe as “Scalloped Oysters.” It’s probably more...

  • Savory Apple Stuffing

    Savory Apple Stuffing

    This apple stuffing is based on a recipe my Mom made every Fall with pork. Over the years I've made a few tweaks and found that this pairs really well with Turkey. Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, this aspect of the holidays is highly personal...

  • Bavarian Red Cabbage

    Bavarian Red Cabbage

    This red cabbage pairs well with turkey or pork. It's a sweet, savory side that's fairly simple to make and will pleasantly surprise your guests. I didn’t grow up eating cabbage and I was always wary of it until I tried this dish in a German...

  • Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkin Pie

    Don't know what to take for dessert this year? This pumpkin pie is always a favorite for Thanksgiving or any fall themed party or festival. What is better than store brought pie? Homemade pie! In this family recipe, you are given all of the steps to...

  • Cranberry Mule

    Cranberry Mule

    When you're planning your holiday celebration, don't forget the cocktails! This seasonal twist on a Moscow Mule is sure to be your new favorite. I became a fan of Moscow Mules a couple of years ago and invested in a pair of copper mugs to serve them in...

  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Streusel Topping

    Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Streusel Topping

    Sweet potatoes are a Thanksgiving must have and there are about a zillion ways to prepare them. This make-ahead recipe is sweet and simple. Sweet potatoes are rich in complex carbs, fiber, and beta-carotene. Usually, during the holidays they grace our...

  • Struffoli (Honey Clusters)

    Struffoli (Honey Clusters)

    Stuffoli or "Honey Clusters" are a traditional Italian treat served during the holidays. Struffoli are simple sticky goodness piled on a serving dish and decorated with seasonal sprinkles. Growing up in an Italian-American neighborhood in Upstate, New...

  • Stollen

    Stollen

    Stollen dates back to the Council of Trent in 1545 and was originally made from flour, yeast, oil, and water. Modern stollen variations include dried fruit, nuts, and spices and are topped with powdered sugar or icing. This traditional German bread is...

  • Chrusciki

    Chrusciki

    It makes sense that Chrusciki are popular during the holiday season. Their name comes from the Polish word chrust means 'dry branches broken off trees." These thin strips of deep-fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar and resemble snow covered...

  • Vanilla Bean Dutch Baby with Strawberry Hibiscus Syrup

    Vanilla Bean Dutch Baby with Strawberry Hibiscus Syrup

    If you've never had the opportunity to enjoy a Dutch Baby hot out of the oven in all its puffy wonder, give this recipe a try! If you’re looking for a truly special breakfast or brunch idea this spring, this Vanilla Bean Dutch Baby with Strawberry...

  • Blueberry Shortbread

    Blueberry Shortbread

    Why not change it up this spring and ditch the same old Strawberry Shortcake for something different? This Blueberry Shortbread is the perfect alternative. Strawberry shortcake is everyone's "go-to" spring dessert. It can be so boring and predictable...

  • Toasted Pound Cake with Banana and Peanut Butter Sauce

    Toasted Pound Cake with Banana and Peanut Butter Sauce

    Here's a super easy spring dessert for the banana and peanut butter fans! As if pound cake pan-toasted in melted butter wasn't enough, Our Good Life takes it to the next level with the addition of this incredible peanut butter and banana topping...

  • Peach Blueberry Upside Down Cake

    Peach Blueberry Upside Down Cake

    This Peach Blueberry Upside Down Cake is a beautiful spring take on a dessert classic! Turn your winter blues inside out this spring with this pretty Peach Blueberry Upside Down Cake from The Tip Garden. Get creative with canned peach slices and fresh...

  • Lemon Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding

    Lemon Blueberry Croissant Bread Pudding

    Bread Pudding is a fairly straightforward dessert that gives you a lot of flexibility to put your own spin on it. If you happen to be a lemon lover, pucker-up for double-dose of luscious lemon flavor in this awesome spring treat! What’s not to...

  • Xangos (Mexican Cheesecake Chimichangas)

    Xangos (Mexican Cheesecake Chimichangas)

    If you LOVE chimichangas, then these Mexican Cheesecake Chimichangas will send you over the edge! These look super-impressive but are surprisingly easy to make. The word “chimichanga” is supposed to be the Spanish equivalent of...

  • Spring Fruit and Rice Cereal Treat Kabobs

    Spring Fruit and Rice Cereal Treat Kabobs

    Rice Cereal Treats are sweet but not too terribly decadent. When you pair them with healthy, brightly colored fruit they're pretty much guilt-free! Some of the best desserts are the things you remember from your childhood.  Those simple things...