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The Best Green Bean Casserole*

Every Thanksgiving, since I became a teenager, I was in charge of two things: Green Bean Casserole and putting the marshmallows on top of the Sweet Potato Casserole. Sometimes my cousins would help with the marshmallows — half of them would make it in our bellies and the other...
Peppermint Patty Martini (Recipe from www.thenovicechefblog.com)

Peppermint Patty Martini*

I sat down last night to look at my calendar for the next few weeks and I wanted to go hide in the closet with a bucket of cookies. 9 days until Thanksgiving? 36 days until Christmas? Not only do I have regular holiday type stress (gifts and travel),...
Corn Pudding  (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Southern Corn Pudding*

This is one of the few classic southern dishes that I did not grow up eating. To be honest, I didn’t have it until a few years ago when Jorge and I were visiting Savannah, GA. After one bite I was immediately obsessed with the sweet cornbread-y mixture. I...
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread  (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread*

You guessed it! Jorge bought a TON of bananas again and proceeded to eat two. That left me with 6 overripe bananas. I don’t know when that man will learn to buy a smaller bushel of bananas. It’s like he sees the .79 cents per pound sign and picks...