Internal Temperature of Chicken and Turkey

  Question: At what temperature and how long should boneless chicken breasts cook in the oven?  I have recipes that calls for 20 minutes and ones for up to 1 … Continued

Kale Harvest Salad

Kale Harvest Salad Recipe

Kale Harvest Salad Recipe with Orange Dijon Vinaigrette Kale Harvest Salad is a perfect combination of autumn fruits and vegetables. Featuring kale as the star ingredient in this salad, along … Continued

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Cups

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Cups Recipe

Leftover Turkey Pot Pie Cups are a great way to enjoy your holiday turkey dinner anytime. Chances are you still have some leftovers from your holiday meal stashed away in … Continued

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk It is said that about half the Norwegians who immigrated to America came in order to escape the hated lutefisk and the other half came to spread the gospel of … Continued

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are a GREAT time saver for the busy holidays. Prepare these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time and refrigerate. Your Christmas or … Continued

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanada Recipe

Try this Pumpkin Empanada recipe this fall.  They are little pastry hand pies filled with a sweet pumpkin filling.     An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry filled … Continued

Microwave Mashed Potatoes

Microwave Mashed Potatoes Recipe

 10 Minute Mashed Potatoes Recipe   Microwave Mashed Potatoes Recipe will change your life, you will never need to boil potatoes again!   What if you could make mashed potatoes from … Continued

Mincemeat Pie

Mincemeat Pie Recipe

Old-Fashioned Mincemeat Pie Recipe Mincemeat Pie has been my favorite holiday pie since I was a little girl (that was awhile ago).  My grandmother, Mabel Myers, used to make her … Continued

Apple Pie

Mom’s Apple Pie Recipe

My Mom makes the best ever apple pie and it is truly a delight!   This is the perfect recipe for apple pie for anyone who wants an old-fashioned, tasting pie … Continued

Buttermilk Pie

Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Buttermilk pie is a favorite Thanksgiving dessert staple in Texas.  This is a delicious, old-fashioned Buttermilk Pie using basic ingredients from the pantry.  Most famllys consider this pie their favorite … Continued

Organize for Thanksgiving Clean-up

Organize Thanksgiving Dinner Clean-Up

Organize Thanksgiving Dinner Clean-Up – Putting out a big Thanksgiving spread creates something for which to be thankful.  It also creates a giant mess in the kitchen and a ton … Continued

Cajun Fried Turkey

Perfect Cajun Fried Turkey Recipe

 How To Deep-Fry Turkey Cajun Fried Turkeys and Chow Chow were cooked for our annual Grape Harvest Festival by our friend John Brennan of Portland, Oregon.  John and his wife, … Continued

perfect cinnamon rolls

Perfect Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Perfect Cinnamon Rolls Recipe a.k.a. Harvest Cinnamon Rolls  Perfect cinnamon rolls – decadent and delicious.  Be prepared, as your guests will want this recipe once they sink their teeth into … Continued

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Perfect Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Perfect Mashed Potatoes are so very  simple to make – but still there is a real art in getting them perfect.  Not too airy or too heavy, with just enough … Continued

Perfect Turkey Gravy

Perfect Turkey Gravy Recipe

Perfect turkey gravy, made using the turkey giblet stock, pan drippings, and meat juices from the Roasted Turkey, is an essential part of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving, dinner would … Continued