Apple Cider Turkey Brine

Apple Cider Turkey Brine

 This Apple Cider Turkey Brine will create the most juicy and flavorful turkey EVER! Want to know how to brine a turkey? This Apple Cider Turkey Brine recipe is the key to roasting the most amazing Thanksgiving bird! Made with apple cider, brown sugar, spices and herbs, this turkey brine recipe will be your new go-to for every holiday meal! About ten years ago we stopped traveling for the holidays.  After getting stranded on more than one occasion, bad weather, and numerous airline delays and cancellations we made the conscious decision to stay at home in Virginia for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I now tend to make quite a few holiday meals for my own family, and often host other friends and neighbors for our holiday meals. Over the past decade, I'm sure I've roasted a dozen Continue Reading...

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast - Simple, Flavorful & Delicious! If you love turkey, but don't want to roast an entire bird, this Slow Cooker Turkey Breast recipe is for you! Roasted with butternut squash, apples and cranberries, this easy recipe has all the flavors of Thanksgiving dinner without all the work! There is something wonderfully special about a turkey dinner. The comforting flavors and aromas are reminiscent of Thanksgiving dinners and family gathered around the table. Are there times you crave these fantastic flavors, but don't want all the work of making every single Thanksgiving dish? Perhaps you have just a few people gathering at your house for a holiday meal, and don't need all of the food that comes along with a holiday feast. This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast is Continue Reading...

Dutch Apple Pie Bars

Dutch Apple Pie Bars

Even easier than pie, these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are amazing! If you really love apple pie, especially with a fantastic cinnamon sugar crumble on top, then these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are for you! Made with some shortcuts, these apple pie bars are an easy option for a delicious apple dessert, a holiday dinner or even a pot-luck! What's your favorite pie? I have a particular love for my Mom's Famous Coconut Cream Pie, and I always go for a big slice of Pumpkin Meringue Pie on Thanksgiving. If you ask my husband, he'll tell you that apple pie is his absolute favorite. I love apple pie as well, but I particularly love Dutch Apple Pie, as that cinnamon sugar crumble is the perfect topping for the delicious apples below. With adding some chopped pecans, these Dutch Apple Pie Bars are the Continue Reading...

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble

Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble

Pumpkin Pie Bars - for more than just Thanksgiving! Even easier than pie, these Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crumble are the perfect fall dessert! Made with a simple oatmeal brown sugar crust, and topped with an amazing pecan crumble, this pumpkin dessert will be even more popular than the classic pie! I'm always on the lookout for awesome fall desserts. I love those fresh-baked flavors of fall, and the wonderful aroma of cinnamon and spices that come with these amazing treats.  Pumpkin desserts are my definitely my love language and are perfect for serving from September all the way through Christmas!  With this in mind, I knew Pumpkin Pie Bars were next on my fall baking list! These yummy Pumpkin Pie Bars were inspired by a few things. I knew I wanted to mimic the flavors of the Continue Reading...

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf

This Pumpkin Bread recipe is even BETTER than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf! If you're looking for an amazing pumpkin bread recipe, look no further! This Better Than Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf tastes amazing, is easy to make and the perfect treat to enjoy with your Pumpkin Spice Latte! About 15 years ago - it was just after I got married, I discovered Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf. It was love at first sight - or perhaps - love at first bite! I couldn't decide what I loved more; the cinnamon and spice flavors, or the incredible rich, pound-cake like consistency. From this point on, I needed to make a decision. I was either going to go broke buying mass quantities of this incredible pumpkin treat, or I needed to find/create a recipe that replicated this treat perfectly. After quite a bit of trial Continue Reading...

Slow Cooker Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Slow Cooker Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Slow Cooker Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Looking for an easy, cheesy potato side dish? This Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole recipe is made in the crock pot or slow cooker, making it the perfect make-ahead side dish!  Creamy, cheesy and completely delicious, these potatoes are perfect for holiday meals, cookouts and pot-luck dinners! If there ever was a side dish that I've made over and over again, it's this cheesy hashbrown casserole recipe!  I originally discovered this recipe when I lived out west in Boise, Idaho.  (You can't live in Idaho without coming away with some of the best potato recipes ever!)  It's not only a simple recipe, with basic ingredients, but I've adapted it to be made in the crock pot or slow cooker.  Because all the cooking is done in the slow cooker, it's the perfect Continue Reading...

Peppermint Red Velvet Fudge

Peppermint Red Velvet Fudge

Gorgeous red velvet fudge topped with crushed peppermints is the perfect way to ring in the holiday season!  This delicious fudge recipe is perfect for your holiday candy trays, cookie exchanges and Christmas parties!  Leave this fudge for Santa and he's sure to leave you an extra present or two! As a kid, I helped my mom make loads of Christmas cookie and candies in the weeks leading up to Christmas.  The types of sweets varied year to year, but the one thing that we always made was fudge!  Typically the traditional chocolate type with walnuts, but we got more adventurous with peanut butter fudge, and even made our way into chocolate mint territory. Mom and I would typically make at least 8-10 types of cookies and candies, and would store them in the big deep-freeze that is still Continue Reading...

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