November 2013

Homemade Holiday Gifts: Easy Double Chocolate Vanilla Bean Hot Cocoa Mugs + Marshmallows
November 30, 2013
Homemade Holiday Gifts: Easy Double Chocolate Vanilla Bean Hot Cocoa Mugs + Marshmallows

These mugs may just be the very best gift you can give this Christmas. What they hold and what they symbolize (warm and cozy) just say “Merry Christmas”…and that you actually spent some time (but not hours!) and put thought into the gift. I just feel like everyone can really get excited about a good, creamy, […]

Read More >
Turkey, Smashed Avocado, Cranberry, Brie and Mashed Potato Waffle Melts
November 29, 2013
Turkey, Smashed Avocado, Cranberry, Brie and Mashed Potato Waffle Melts

Also known as the ultimate Thanksgiving Leftover Melt. There is mashed potatoes (in the waffles!!), turkey (that your gonna butter up!), cranberry sauce, brie and some bacon if you are into it. Oh, and an egg. You need the extra protein for all that shopping today.

Read More >
Curried Sweet Potato Rounds with Honeyed Walnuts, Cranberries and Blue Cheese
November 27, 2013
Curried Sweet Potato Rounds with Honeyed Walnuts, Cranberries and Blue Cheese

And welcome to the day before Thanksgiving. In twenty-seven days I will be saying it is Christmas eve. So crazy.

Read More >
Salted Chocolate Covered Pretzel Nutella Turtle Cookies
November 26, 2013
Salted Chocolate Covered Pretzel Nutella Turtle Cookies

I feel like these are fitting for today. Thanksgiving is in less than forty-eight hours, which means the holidays are in full swing. I think everyone could use an easy recipe right about now.

Read More >
Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato Tacos with Roasted Cranberry Pomegranate Salsa
November 25, 2013
Chipotle Quinoa Sweet Potato Tacos with Roasted Cranberry Pomegranate Salsa

Tacos! It’s been too long. Well, not really. I make tacos at least once a week, but I have not posted tacos since these Caribbean Jerk Salmon Tostadas with Grilled Pineapple Peach Coconut Salsa. That was back in August and those are technically not even tacos. So yeah, it has just been too long.

Read More >
Buffalo Cheddar Beer Bread Stuffing
November 24, 2013
Buffalo Cheddar Beer Bread Stuffing

I know this is a little last-minute. And I also know it is a little out there. Buffalo sauce in stuffing and with beer bread? Well, I know it’s weird, but it works. And if you are into it, there is bacon too. Bacon and stuffing work, right?

Read More >
Homemade Holiday Gifts: Vanilla Bean Salt + Vanilla Bean Sugar
November 23, 2013
Homemade Holiday Gifts: Vanilla Bean Salt + Vanilla Bean Sugar

Things are getting crafty around here with these vanilla bean salt + vanilla bean sugar. Hope you don’t mind. But really, how cute are these? Plus, they are such good holiday gifts. Vanilla salt is great for things like these Butterscotch Sticky Buns and Salted Pretzel Cookie Dough Snickers Bars and vanilla sugar is good to […]

Read More >
Toasted Coconut Cream Rum and Chocolate Mousse Crepe Cake
November 22, 2013
Toasted Coconut Cream Rum and Chocolate Mousse Crepe Cake

This cake. I am so excited about it. It has moved up to one of my favorite cakes of all time. Also, I have made it three-times just to get one pretty enough to share with you.

Read More >
Creamy Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with Buttery Ritz Crackers + Video.
November 21, 2013
Creamy Brie Four Cheese Mac and Cheese with Buttery Ritz Crackers + Video.

How about some cheese today? This creamy brie four cheese mac and cheese with buttery ritz crackers is melt in your mouth GOOD. And pasta!! It is kind of perfect after the day I had yesterday, or really the day the site had. Not real happy with my VPS host, Bluehost. We are not even going […]

Read More >
Kale and Wild Rice Casserole
November 20, 2013
Kale and Wild Rice Casserole

Once there was green bean casserole. Now there is kale. Yay!! Of course, the yay is only if you like kale. If you don’t like kale maybe make this a spinach casserole, but in my book kale is better.

Read More >
Giant Vanilla Salted Butterscotch Sticky Buns
November 19, 2013
Giant Vanilla Salted Butterscotch Sticky Buns

I have some news. No, I am not writing a cookbook (I wish!) and no I am not getting married (only twenty, although my mom was married at eighteen). Nope, yesterday my mixer broke.

Read More >
Roasted Garlic Sage Pesto Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Fried Pumpkin Seeds
November 18, 2013
Roasted Garlic Sage Pesto Pumpkin Soup with Spicy Fried Pumpkin Seeds

I almost forgot about this soup. Well, not really I just realized that I better get it posted. Time is a running out. I mean jeez (or geez?? I never know), Thanksgiving is a week from Thursday! Yikes.

Read More >

Currently Happening on Instagram.

  • Instant Pot Chipotle Cheddar Corn Chowder --> the only corn chowder recipe you really need to make this summer. It's quick, easy to make, and so freaking good. Just toss a few ears of sweet corn, some spicy, smoky, chipotle peppers, sharp cheddar cheese, + few other things in the instant pot (slow cooker or stove-top...whatever works for you!) and minutes later you have the best summery, but cozy bowl of corn chowder. It's GOOD. Recipe link in profile. Bring on the summer corn recipes. I'm ready. #f52grams #recipevideo  #eatingfortheinsta #eeeeeats #instayum #instantpot
  • Spring Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Creamy Honey Mustard Vinaigrette. My biggest tip? Use your oven and let it do all the work for you! Enter this roasted cauliflower salad, made almost entirely in my @KitchenAidUSA oven. It’s full of perfectly roasted chipotle cauliflower, crispy chickpeas and tossed with a simple honey mustard vinaigrette, springtime greens, fresh herbs, feta cheese, and avocado…and you other salad things. It’s GOOD. Full recipe on HBH - link in profile. #sponsored #MarksofMaking
  • Blueberry Chamomile Galette. Because rain all day means Tuesday night baking and ignoring the to-do list. This is a tried and true HBH favorite and it's the EASIEST to make, so freaking GOOD, and pretty too --> pastry, fresh blueberries, hinted with chamomile and finished with a scoop of ice cream (always finish a galette with ice cream. always). Linked the recipe in my profile. Get at it. #imsomartha #eeeeeats #blueberries #feedfeed #howisummer #summerrecipes
  • Saucy Coconut Curry with Rice Noodles and Garden Vegetables. Always with the extra saucy. Always. Especially noodles in a curry based sauce. Do you agree?! This curry is a GO-TO when I buy more produce than I know what to do with...so like every time I shop during the summer. It’s quick, almost vegan (because fish sauce is my fav), and also happens to be healthy too. I'm very into it. Recipe is up on HBH (linked in profile). PS. it's also a favorite with everyone.  #eeeeeats #feedfeed #howisummer #summerrecipes #buzzfeast #imsomartha #recipevideo