Tag: thanksgiving

Minted Carrots

Thank-you to Sugar In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    Carrots. Such mundane food, yet some of my very favorite things to eat are made from carrots.  My favorite gingery soup is made from carrots, my […]

Pressure Cooker Cheesy Cauliflower

This post contains affiliate links.  Abruptly, This fall, all three of my sons started loving and gobbling up cauliflower with cheese.   Sometimes I make a cheese sauce, and sometimes I just top the steamed cauliflower with shredded cheese.  My middle son, who has never been very excited about eating will […]

Sausage gravy green bean casserole

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #CookingWithOdoms In my house, we love green beans all year round.  We have two vertical garden boxes devoted to just green beans every summer, we enjoy canned green beans for a quick side […]

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Latte

Thank-you to Stevia In The Raw® for sponsoring today’s post #intheraw.  I have been compensated for this post.  All opinions are entirely my own.    It has been raining here in Iowa for precisely ten straight days.  It. Can. Stop. Any. Time. Now.   There is something about the gloomy weather that […]

Butternut Apple Cider Soup

This post contains affiliate links.  A few years ago, I shared with you a recipe for Pumpkin-Apple Cider Bisque.   This pumpkin apple cider bisque was supposed to be a replica of soup that I have every Christmas when my mom, sister in law and I  go out for our Christmas […]

Crispy Oven Potatoes with Leeks and Thyme

  Today’s post is sponsored by Simply Potatoes® #simplypotatoes Next week, I am hosting Thanksgiving for a whole bunch of my favorite people!  When I get to prepare a spread of food for people I feel completely in my element.   The foodie in me has been thinking about new an […]

Sheet Pan Cauliflower Au Gratin and Video Tutorial

  today’s post is sponsored by Crystal Farms® Cheese.  #cheeselove  Oh my gosh, you guys.  This Cauliflower.    So amazing, and this just reiterates why I have an obsession with pepper jack cheese.   This pepper jack cheese adds just a little kick to this dish.   Just enough kick to make the […]

30 Amazing Mashed Potato Recipes

In a few weeks, I am hosting Thanksgiving for about 25 people!  I love finding new ” Pinteresting” recipes every year!  Can I tell you a little secret?  I can actually take or leave the Thanksgiving turkey.   What I really love are the side dishes! Mashed Potatoes was always my […]

15 Minute Butternut Squash Soup

Can I share with you one thing that I always look forward to in the fall?   Butternut Squash Soup.  It’s creamy, comforting and just tastes wonderful.   Back during those first few years that I hosted Thanksgiving,  I worked away the night before Thanksgiving, preparing my butternut squash soup. Can I share […]

Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

This cold weather has made me a little “eh” about salad.    I still want to eat those greens though. I have been making creamed spinach a lot for lunch this winter.   Homemade creamed spinach takes just a few minutes to make, it’s comforting and it is a great […]