Day Two: Green Bean Casserole

I don't make anything fancy for Thanksgiving.  I like, and my family likes, a good homey kind of Thanksgiving.   One that we have eaten in some iteration for as long as I can remember. I figured out a long time ago my food is far better when I don't try to hide behind fancy.  Don't … Continue reading Day Two: Green Bean Casserole

RECIPE CARD: 3 Cheese Beef & Noodles + How To Get The Most Out Of Prep Day

I have always said, "if I am going to cook one chicken, I might as well cook two."  It's not really any more work.  I have come to believe the same about pot roast, pork roast, and just about anything that is braised, smoked or roasted. In the case of this casserole you could make … Continue reading RECIPE CARD: 3 Cheese Beef & Noodles + How To Get The Most Out Of Prep Day

A Classic Potato Gratin With No Recipe

  Have you ever had a friend who knows no strangers? The kind of genuine person to whom everyone in the room gravitates -- someone who doesn't have to work at meeting new people, because somehow it is coded into their DNA for others to like them? For me a potato gratin is just such … Continue reading A Classic Potato Gratin With No Recipe