Mushroom Strudel

I guess it was probably more than a handful of years ago by now that I first stumbled upon mushroom strudel. Prior to that I had only every considered a strudel to be a fruit filled pastry, and usually apple. M...

Colcannon

Mashed potatoes mixed together with sautéed cabbage and onions create this traditional Irish dish know simply as Colcannon. With an amazing depth of flavor and textures, these potatoes are remarkable light, flu...

Sweet Potato Hash with Apple & Bacon

Tender garnet yams and Granny Smith apples create an interesting combination in this savory and sweet hash. Bits of crisped bacon, onion, and pepitas complete the dish by adding an amazing depth of flavors and ...

Grilled Thanksgiving Sandwich

If you still have any leftovers from the recent holiday, you need to make this sandwich. If you don't have any more storage containers of goodies in the fridge, you seriously need to consider preparing anothe...

Holiday Cocktails: Hot Apple Pie

For many of us, the weekend after Thanksgiving marks the "official" beginning of the holiday season. Folks seem to really swing into action running through malls searching for gifts, and neighbors with boxe...

Cranberry Compote

It seems that no holiday meal is complete without cranberries. This festive dish has somehow secured a position on almost everyone's Thanksgiving table. People are also very passionate about the manner in whi...

Thanksgiving Cocktails: Cranberry Gobbler

I don't know how it happened, but suddenly there is only one weekend left before Thanksgiving. For the life of me I just can't figure out where the days have gone. Halloween was seemingly just a few days ago,...

Thanksgiving Cocktails: Pumpkin Pie Martini

I was looking at my calendar today and realized that there are now only two weekends before Thanksgiving. I was stunned. How in the world is this possible? I guess with the extended fall we have been experien...