Holiday Recipes

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Stew Recipe

This slow cooker gluten-free turkey stew is an amazing way to make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers! Besides taking care of leftover Turkey, it uses mostly ingredients you’ve likely already got in your pantry. Easy to make, this is the ultimate in comfort food!  For me Thanksgiving it’s all about the turkey. There’s always leftover  though, and this easy turkey stew is a great way to make the most out of it! When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, I’m pretty traditional. I love turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn …

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Gluten-Free Buttermilk Pie Recipe

This delicious buttermilk pie recipe is the perfect pudding for Thanksgiving. This old fashioned recipe is straight from my families cookbook and I can’t wait for you all to try it! I’ll never forget holidays at my Grandma Thompson’s house. From the moment I woke up to the moment I went to bed, my grandmother would be busy in the kitchen. I kid you not, she would make everyone’s favorite dessert–cake, pies, cookies, you name it she baked it. She had 5 children, all married with kids. There were a lot of people and a lot of …

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Pickled Grapes

Considering that Christmas is just two weeks away (!) it seems fitting that we pick up today where we left off with our Around The Table series.  Today’s gem of a recipe is brought to you by Elizabeth over at Brooklyn Supper.  If you aren’t familiar with Elizabeth’s handiwork, you should know that her blog oozes all things delicious and seasonal!  Her images are beautiful and her recipes are easy to follow along. This particular recipe would be perfect to give as a gift to neighbors or set out as part of an appetizer …

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The Savvy Girl’s Guide to Making Homemade Pie

Is there anything more all-american than pie?  For me, it falls into the same category as blue jeans, road trips, the 4th of July, and all other things patriotic.  Last year for Thanksgiving, my husband’s family flew out from the east coast to help us celebrate our first holiday in our first home!  It was a small group so I stuck to the Thanksgiving pie basics, one pumpkin and one strawberry-rhubarb.  This year, though, we’ll be in Austin with my family and while most of the cooking duties fall upon my parents, my sisters and …

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