Thanksgiving Side Dish: Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Macaroni and cheese wasn’t on my original Thanksgiving menu until Friday night, when my friend told me that it was always part of his Southern-style Thanksgiving dinners. I didn’t want to exclude any side dish and it was too late to ask someone else to make it, so after work on Friday night, I walked [...]

Thanksgiving Appetizers: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Nothing says fall quite like roasted butternut squash soup. You can purchase butternut squash soup at the grocery store, but I prefer making it at home because you control the amount of sodium (and flavor) that goes into the soup. It’s a hearty (and healthy) soup that’s super easy to make. I decided to make [...]

Quick and Easy Weekend Brunch: Frittatas!

Who knew frittatas were so much fun to make? Frittatas are a great way to use up ingredients lying around your fridge to make one gigantic omelet. Some people even add PASTA to their frittatas (don’t worry, I didn’t go that crazy). I purchased all of the ingredients at Trader Joe’s and it only took [...]