Turkey Day Recipes: Cornbread

Although I originally planned to just have corn, I was lured in by a wonderful photo at 101 Cookbooks. As a result, I ended up making Cornbread muffins for Thanksgiving. My plan was to make this up the night before but I didn’t have time. I did take 10 minutes and measured all the dry… Continue reading Turkey Day Recipes: Cornbread


Turkey Day Recipes: Stuffing (aka Dressing)

I have always called it stuffing. Probably because we ate a lot of Stovetop Stuffing when I was younger. During my college years, I’d buy it in cannisters and make 1-2 servings at time. Or, I admit, eat the dry product right from the can. I still eat it on occasion but I’m more likely… Continue reading Turkey Day Recipes: Stuffing (aka Dressing)

Turkey Day Recipes: Spiced Spanish Almonds

I’ve made this snack dish before. Its quick prep and you can store the almonds in an airtight container for up to a week. Fair warning: these things are addictive!! From Eating Well Magazine Spiced Spanish Almonds Ingredients 1/4 cup light brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon hot paprika* 1 teaspoon dried thyme… Continue reading Turkey Day Recipes: Spiced Spanish Almonds

Turkey Day Prep: Smashed Potatoes

I believe in my previous post, I referred to these as mashed potatoes. Its a slight difference to me but technically, the recipe is titled Smashed Potatoes. From Cook’s Illustrated Magazine Issue no. 71, December 2004: Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes Ingredients 2 pounds Red Bliss, unpeeled and scrubbed 1 bay leaf 3 medium garlic cloves, 1… Continue reading Turkey Day Prep: Smashed Potatoes