Thanksgiving Dinner made Easy with these Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Vegetables Recipe

We’re making Thanksgiving Dinner a little easier here at the site & I am starting with my side dishes, including my tri-colored, roasted potatoes. At each post, just in case you didn’t catch the one before, I’m sharing how a couple of years ago I found myself resenting how much time I spent in the kitchen the ‘day of’ & … Read More

Corn Salsa and Homemade Chips are Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Homemade Chips

Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers can be tasty and nutritious.  Check out this Black Bean and Corn salsa recipe served with homemade chips in the shapes of colorful fall leaves.  The homemade chips are made out of spinach, whole grain and sun-dried tomato flavored flatbreads; yum. Grab the kids and head to the kitchen for this festively fun fix. It’s a great … Read More

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce for Easy Entertaining

Make Ahead Cranberry Orange Sauce Recipe

I have and admission to make.  I am not a gravy girl.  I actually enjoy eating different toppings on my turkey and one of my favorites is my Cranberry Orange Sauce recipe.  YUM! I make my Cranberry Orange Sauce with honey.  The combination of honey, cinnamon and vanilla cooked together with cranberries and oranges make it sweet and tangy all … Read More

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites are a Sweet Dessert Serve

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

My Thanksgiving dessert menu is under construction and in its planning stages.  My No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake bites are a no brainer to add to the main list.  In fact, the ingredients for this recipe are great to have on hand, in the pantry and in the fridge for unexpected entertaining moments and last minute invites over the holiday season;  … Read More

The Kids are Baking Thanksgiving Dessert with this Mini Pie Bite Recipe

Three Pie Pops arranged on a plate next to a small pumpkin and bowl of apples

  We have been gearing up for a whole lot of holiday recipe fun in the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club Kitchen.  The holidays are always one my favorite times to be creating & experimenting.  Emmy joined me recently at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club and together we baked up some Mini Pie Bites for a little kid Thanksgiving YUM! Emmy … Read More

Five Turkeys at my Counter

turkey handprints

There are five turkeys that reside at my counter.  Actually the five turkeys I’m referring to reside at the coutner in more ways than one & that includes moi! I love these photo’s…my flawlessly clean countertops looking so festive.  The truth?!?!?!  You remember (if you read one of my previous posts), they are actually in continuous flux…breakfast, snacks, homework, dinner … Read More

Kids can Tell an Edible Story at the Thanksgiving Table

  The calendar has turned once again and the busier than busy season has begun to arrive.  If your house is like mine, then the holidays add just that small amount of extra chaos that makes the regular chaos appear normal once the holidays have come and gone.  It can be a challenge with a house full of children and … Read More

Rain Forest Muffins Double as Place Cards for Thanksgiving!

Fresh baked bread is always delicious at the Thanksgiving table.  You can have a little kid fun by baking it in muffin tins & then turning them into personalized place cards for your festive dinner table! Rain Forest Muffins by Jodie Fitz ½ cup Price Chopper sugar ½ cup Price Chopper applesauce ¼ cup Price Chopper butter, softened 2 Price … Read More

Thanksgiving Movie Tradition – Thank You Charlie Brown

  Some things are magically timeless.  And, without doubt, Charles Schulz certainly captured that magic as it flowed through his creativity and artistry to entertain audiences for almost 40 years.  He is definitely one person I would have liked to have met.  I wonder what it was like to have watched him in the creation process?Regardless, I certainly appreciate him … Read More

Cooking Spaghetti Squash…and adding curry?

Every year we use the fall and the fabulous squash selection to do a little family taste testing/experimental fun.  So, come on & join us – let the kids shop and pick out their picks…at the very least, we’re all having fun and we’re all eating something a little more nutritious! Let’s start by heating up the oven to 375 … Read More