Strawberry Pretzel Jello Salad

Pretzel Jello A pretzel crust with butter and sugar followed by a creamy whipped cream and cream cheese mixture, followed by jello with fruit! Pretzel Jello is such a fun and yummy dish. My husband has always been a fan of Jello since I met him. So on holidays I try to make sure it is always part of the meal!    Pretzel Jello crust ingredients 2 cups pretzels 3/4 cup butter, melted 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar filling ingredients 1 cup sugar 8 oz cream cheese, softened 8 oz cool whip, slightly thawed jello ingredients 6 oz box of strawberry …

Easy Gravy Recipe

Homemade Gravy with or without turkey stock Gravy is a Thanksgiving must! Whether you have turkey stock or not finding the perfect recipe can be frustrating! This one is absolutely yummy and very simple! As I am sure you all could guess, Thanksgiving is one of my absolute favorite holidays! I get to cook all day long for friends and family and try out new recipes. I love having a traditional Thanksgiving each year with a huge turkey to serve. In my opinion, the gravy is the secret to an amazing turkey and mashed potatoes. This easy gravy is always …

Holiday Cranberry Drink

Holiday Cranberry Drink Looking for a holiday drink for the whole family? This is one delicious and pretty drink you have to try! Not only is this drink absolutely gorgeous it tastes amazing too! The perfect mix of sweet and sour that everyone can enjoy. I love making this cranberry drink for any occasion, but especially around the holidays. Also included in this recipe is how to make a beautiful ice ring. This is a great way to spice up your drink and make them look harder to make then they actually are. Try it out at your next gathering …

Easy Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Need an easy cranberry sauce that can either be made ahead or made the day of? Well here it is! Perfect timing for Thanksgiving. Homemade cranberry sauce is one of the best parts about Thanksgiving and this recipe is a MUST TRY! In my opinion, cranberry sauce is very underrated and I think it brings the whole meal together perfectly. I’ve tried experimenting with a few different way to make the easiest cranberry sauce and this have by far been the best. Not only is it quick but it tastes absolutely delicious and has tons of flavor.   …

Easy Pie Crust Recipe

Easy Pie Crust Recipe Need to make a pie crust from scratch? This is the recipe for you! Nothing beats the taste of homemade pie crust, truly. The best part is, it’s not that hard to make! Let’s do it together.   Have you ever made your own pie crust? This is the perfect time of year to try it out and I promise you will not regret it! I have found that my pies always taste a lot better if I make everything from scratch and it is also way more rewarding. With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, this is the …

WEEKLY MEAL PLAN: THANKSGIVING 2020

Weekly Menu     APPETIZER Appetizer: (A1) Cheese Ball Step By Step Video Appetizer: (A2) Cranberry Salsa Appetizer: (A3) Creamy Spinach Dip   SALAD Salad:(S) Wintertime Spinach Salad Step by Step Video   MAIN DISH Main Dish: (MD1) Crockpot Whole Turkey Step By Step Video Main Dish: (MD2) Crockpot Whole Ham   SIDE DISHES Side Dish 1: (S1) Stuffing Side Dish 2:(S2) Sweet Potato Casserole Step by Step Video Side Dish 3: (S3) Green Bean Casserole Side Dish 4:(S4) Twice Baked Mashed Potatoes Side Dish 4:(S5) Creamed Corn Side Dish 4:(S6) Glazed Carrots Step by Step Video BREAD Bread:(B) Knotted …

Loaded Bacon Green Beans

Loaded Bacon Green Beans Recipe Is there anything better than bacon green beans?! Let’s change up the way we do green beans this holiday season. Who is with me? That is why I crafted up this Loaded Green Beans recipe! It is essentially just green beans with shallots, apple cider, and bacon! Yes, I said BACON! This is how I made it.  Side dishes are my all time favorite! So much so that I have a whole category of my site dedicated to sides! Ultimate List of Side Dishes My Favorite Green Bean Casserole Creamed Corn Ingredients:  2 quarts water …

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

Cheesy Potatoes Recipe Want to make a super simple cheesy potatoes recipe? Some may call them funeral potatoes but honestly whatever you call them is great! I promise these are super easy and delicious!  Ever wonder why these cheesy potatoes are so popular and known as funeral potatoes? People often make this casserole to bring to family gathering or potlucks because you can never go wrong with making them! They have a sense of comfort to them and are absolutely delicious. Not to mention they are super easy to make and don’t take a lot of ingredients to throw together. …

Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing If you like sweet cornbread this is your recipe!  Cornbread stuffing is a Thanksgiving tradition for us! It is a perfect pairing for our turkey and mashed potatoes. Ever feel like you are always running out of time on Thanksgiving? The best thing about it is that it is quick and easy! Check out my other favorite thanksgiving recipes here: Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Cream Corn Glazed Carrots Knotted Rolls If you don’t know what cornbread stuffing is then you are definitely in for a treat! I highly recommend taking your stuffing to the next level with …

Green Bean Casserole 

Green Bean Casserole  A Thanksgiving must is green bean casserole!  Here are a few of my other must haves for Thanksgiving! Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Cream Corn Glazed Carrots Knotted Rolls This casserole is absolutely delicious and the perfect combination of ingredients! Casserole do not have to be difficult to make and this one doesn’t even require a ton of ingredients. Not only is it perfect for Thanksgiving but I will make this at all times throughout the year. Try it out for yourself and I promise everyone will love it!   How to Make Green Bean Casserole  Ingredients …