Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Thanksgiving Leftover Panini

Happy Monday, friends - as happy as it can be to try to get back into the daily grind after a holiday weekend which hopefully included a lot of merriment and feasting! Ours included all of that, even though - and perhaps because - it was our first Thanksgiving as just a little family of… Continue reading Thanksgiving Leftover Panini

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes, Virginia

Virginia Skillet Cornbread

I never know how to address complicated and potentially emotionally charged issues. Political garbage happens. Living just outside D.C., I feel like while we're not at the epicenter, we're definitely on a fault line for all the garbage infesting the news lately. I spend most of my day mired in it and trying to influence… Continue reading Virginia Skillet Cornbread

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Call me crazy, but I love the last days of fall leading up to a Thanksgiving where we're hosting at home and not traveling. It feels like a long and lazy indulgent morning where the rest of the world is heading off to work and you can hit the snooze button and stay wrapped up… Continue reading Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze and Roasted Veggies

Hey, I'm actually getting out ahead of the holiday with a holiday recipe! Normally, I don't get around to posting or trying these things way after the holiday, and once I find a recipe I'm happy with, instead of saving the recipe for a the lead-up to an appropriate holiday, I post it right away… Continue reading Roast Turkey Breast with Honey Glaze and Roasted Veggies

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

It's finally that day - that first day back at work! I've been both dreading it and looking forward to it the past couple weeks. I've been craving the mental exercise and social interaction I get at work but hating the idea of losing out on morning cuddles with my baby son, hating the idea… Continue reading Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Cooking, Fall Recipes, Recipes

Baked Cider Donuts

Fall has finally, finally arrived!! We've had a string of days where the temperatures have been hovering between the 50s and 60s and I'm pretty sure I caught sight of some leaves turning in the woods next to the house. It's not the riot of color we've been hoping for, thanks to all the storms… Continue reading Baked Cider Donuts