Sweet Potato Apple Soup

As we're inching closer to the Thanksgiving holiday, my shelves and fridge are getting stocked with traditional Thanksgiving ingredients.  There are myriad recipes choices for your turkey day table, but, make sure not to overlook perhaps the simplest and healthiest dish of them all, SOUP. I'm so happy that our resident NY soup expert, Seriously Soupy, has shared with us one of her latest fall creations: Sweet Potato Apple Soup.  Want to make your supper a little kinder to your waistline?  Perhaps you substitute your Sweet Potato Casserole … [Read more...]

Fill a Plate this #Thanksgiving w/ No Kid Hungry

As a blog ambassador for No Kid Hungry, it's imperative that I make you aware of a very important campaign happening RIGHT NOW.  Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is committed to ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. Doesn't every parent want to give their children what they need to be happy, grow and thrive. Can you imagine what it would be like if you couldn't give them what they needed? Sadly, that's the case for 1 in 5 … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Pumpkin Pudding

This Thanksgiving, celebrate fall's bounty by using pumpkin in your dishes.  While we do love the traditional Pumpkin Pie recipe, we've fallen in love with Pumpkin Pudding too. Mom’s Pumpkin Pudding is not at all what you’d expect from a dessert with the pudding moniker. It’s not served in a bowl and eaten scooped with a spoon. In fact, the pudding bakes in a Bundt pan and, therefore not amorphous. Take one good look at the list of ingredients and you’ll understand why this particular “pudding” becomes very dense and springy.   The … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Potato Pie

Who doesn’t have Thanksgiving on the brain? With less than a week to go before the holiday, it’s in your best interest to start acquiring a hit list of recipes for your big meal. If you plan out your dishes now, you’ll have ample time to casually shop for the ingredients and perhaps make some of the food ahead of time.   With some thoughtful planning, on Thanksgiving morning you won’t be running around like a turkey with its head chopped off. Can you imagine a Thanksgiving table without some version of mashed potatoes as a side? It’s like … [Read more...]