Turkey Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette (recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com)

Turkey Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette*

I’m gonna let y’all in on a well known secret, I look forward to Thanksgiving ALL year. It’s by far my favorite meal. Honestly, I look forward to the leftovers almost just as much as I do the main meal. My Mother is just as bad — she always...
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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...