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Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate

| November 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Green beans get a little makeover in this delicious side dish, Green Beans with Walnuts and Pomegranate. Tender steamed green beans are drizzled with flavorful oil and topped with toasted walnuts and sweet-tart pomegranate arils. Earlier today, I happened upon a Facebook discussion focusing on Thanksgiving and tradition. Basically, it boiled down to the idea […]

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Sarah’s Cucina Bella 2013 Thanksgiving Menu

Sarah’s Cucina Bella 2013 Thanksgiving Menu

| November 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

With Thanksgiving just days away, I am finally ready to share our menu for this year. And I couldn’t be more excited about it. Thanksgiving, for me, is all about the side dishes — something that’s very evident from the over-the-top number of dishes I am making this year. This  year’s menu features four new […]

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Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing

| November 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

This delicious recipe for Bacon Walnut Ciabatta Stuffing (or, ahem, dressing, if you prefer) was created as part of my ongoing partnership with Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions are my own. Thanksgiving is almost here! And we can’t wait. The fun! The laughter! The food! The family! And since we moved this summer, I have […]

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Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu with a Twist

| November 21, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recently, I shared one of my new Thanksgiving turkey recipes on my personal Facebook page. One friend commented that she sticks with her traditional turkey every year. And honestly, I get it. Traditions are important. And traditional Thanksgiving menus can be such a brilliant way to connect to your past. But sometimes, you want to […]

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Cheesy Turkey Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa

Cheesy Turkey Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa

| November 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

Thanksgiving leftovers take on a whole new delicious form in these easy Cheesy Turkey and Stuffing Burritos with Spicy Cranberry Salsa. This recipe was created for Old El Paso, but all opinions are my own. Whenever people talk about Thanksgiving leftovers, and making the ubiquitous turkey sandwich piled with stuffing and cranberry sauce, I am […]

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Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

| November 16, 2013 | 3 Comments

Thanksgiving is coming. Are you ready? Whether you are new to the kitchen or looking for a delicious menu that won’t leave you pulling your hair out, this Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Menu is a perfect compromise between tradition and ease of preparation. Featuring a roasted split turkey breast and several make-ahead side dishes, this Thanksgiving […]

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Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars (Christmas Cookies)

Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars (Christmas Cookies)

| November 16, 2013 | 2 Comments

Looking for the perfect Christmas cookies for all your holiday gatherings and giftings? These Peppermint Truffle Cookie Bars are heavenly. This recipe was created for Pillsbury. All opinions are my own. Hang on a second … I’m drooling. Sorry, I just can’t resist this chewy, silky, amazing cookie. It’s just so good. These are my […]

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Easy Roasted Lemon Pesto Turkey

Easy Roasted Lemon Pesto Turkey

| November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment

This recipe for Easy Roasted Lemon Pesto Turkey is brought to you by Betty Crocker and Butterball. All opinions are my own. Over the summer, my family and I moved to a new-to-us house not far from our old one. In doing so, we gained some amazing spaces that give us room for reading, homework, […]

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Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Pumpkin Pecan Bars

| November 13, 2013 | 11 Comments

Looking for a pumpkin pie alternative for Thanksgiving? These Pumpkin Pecan Bars are bite sized treats that combine the deliciousness of pumpkin pie and pecan pie into one unforgettable bar. This year, for the first time in years, our Thanksgiving celebration will include a big dessert spread. That’s not to say that we don’t usually […]

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Roasted Lemon Rosemary Split Turkey Breast

Roasted Lemon Rosemary Split Turkey Breast

| November 12, 2013 | 4 Comments

Looking for an easy Thanksgiving turkey recipe that doesn’t require cooking the whole bird? This Roasted Lemon Rosemary Split Turkey Breast is simple and easy — and totally ready for any Thanksgiving menu. So Thanksgiving. You know those memories of gathering around the dinner table with your family and digging into your mom’s special dressing […]

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