A Time to Give Thanks and Eat Pie…

There are so many things to be Thankful for this year… I’m thankful for my husband and my family. I’m thankful for having a roof over my head and food in my belly.      I’m thankful for return of Tony Romo (Go Cowboys!!!). After all watching the Dallas Cowboys play is a Thanksgiving Day tradition. […]

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Countdown To Turkey Day: Spiced Jellied Cranberry Sauce

Originally posted on Meals With Mel:
I love the smell of cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange zest simmering away on the stovetop don’t you? It smells like the holidays. Speaking of holidays Happy Thanksgiving Everyone (a day early). I really think that Thanksgiving just might be my favorite holiday. Thanksgiving is a day to remember all…

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Countdown to Turkey Day: Spiced Sweet Potato Gratin

Oh how I love the mighty sweet potato.  As a kid one of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes was the iconic mashed sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallow….  Mmm! I mean I was actually allowed to eat marshmallows with a meal, what kid wouldn’t love that?  As I got older it became more about the […]

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Countdown To Turkey Day : Texas Smoked Turkey

We have less than two weeks until Thanksgiving Day and I don’t know about you but I can already taste the Turkey. I love Turkey in all forms but for me a smoked Turkey is really were it’s at…  Then again I am a Texas Girl and smoked meats are just apart of life.  I […]

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As All-American as Apple Pie

Originally posted on Meals With Mel:
Today is Veterans Day and I would like to take a moment to say “Thank You” to all of our service men and women who have served in the military. Thank you for your service. Thank you for protecting our country and Thank you for protecting our freedoms. I…

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The Best Ever Sweet Potato Pie is Always Mom’s…..

Originally posted on Meals With Mel:
It’s that time of year when everything sweet and savory from coffee to soups and pastas to pies are flavored with Pumpkin. In fact I think today is even National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Go figure… While I do like pumpkin bread, and I had some delicious pumpkin cupcakes with…

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My Grandmother’s Chicken & Dressing

Recently on a cool rainy day my mother sent me a text saying “Mmmm… doesn’t Mayme’s Chicken & Dressing sound good right now?” From that moment I was craving my Grandmother’s Chicken & Dressing.  Now that we are finally into November and the countdown to Turkey Day has officially started I wanted to share this […]

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