Comfort Food · Holiday Specials · Recipes · Slow Cooker · Soups

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

I first made this soup for a little soup shooter snack alongside the meat and cheese board on the morning of Thanksgiving. I threw all the ingredients in my slow cooker before I went to bed, and woke up to some pretty incredible aromatics. On Thanksgiving, we usually skip breakfast and get straight to appetizers.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Desserts · Holiday Specials · Recipes

Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Some of my favorite recipes are those that I concocted when I was first getting into cooking/baking in college. I always tried one recipe and wasn’t sold on it, so I would combine it’s features with another recipe’s ingredients and find the perfect balance between them to make one ultimate version. No doubt, my favorite… Continue reading Individual Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Breads · Holiday Specials · Poultry · Recipes · Side Dishes

Thanksgiving Dinner Planned to a T

I’m a planner-always have been and always will be. A plan is all about preparation, but you can’t be prepared for unexpected things that throw your plan off course. That’s where I’ve learned to be willing to roll with the punches when faced with an obstacle. Life isn’t perfect, and just about every plan (even if it’s… Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner Planned to a T

Comfort Food · Holiday Specials · Poultry · Recipes

Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping

This may be one of my favorite recipes of all time, and it tops the charts for comfort food on a cold day. It is also my go-to recipe for using up Thanksgiving leftovers (swapping out chicken for turkey, of course). I even use the leftover gravy from Thanksgiving in addition to the roux and chicken broth… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuit Topping