Planning For Our Thanksgiving Feast

Hey everyone. You know this is the very first year I have not one item for our Thanksgiving feast? Usually I have some of the Thanksgiving essentials weeks before but this year is different. I'm too busy.  I'm too tired. And I'm too "unscheduled" (is that even a word? lol) as of yet.  I haven't found the right balance of working, blogging and motherhood but I'm hopeful. I know I will soon find it. But right now it's time for me to get down and dirty and figure out what our … [Read more...]

Is It Possible To Have Thanksgiving Without Cranberries?

Photo credit The traditional American Thanksgiving meal usually consists of a huge turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, stuffing & cranberry sauce. Right? In our family, no one likes cranberry sauce so that is one food item we do not eat. One year I did attempt to make green beans and cranberries but no one liked the cranberries so it was a total waste of money.  I think I'll go back to the original way of making green beans which is just by adding salt & pepper. This … [Read more...]

Easy Recipe: Homemade Garlic Gravy (Sabroso Saturday)

Photo Credit: Gravy is something I always bought. I never thought it was so easy until I saw Rachael Ray make it on one of her shows.  Ever since then I have never bought gravy again.  It's easy, simple and my whole family loves it.  I make extra all the time. Thanksgiving is around the corner so this recipe is perfect. You can also modify the flavors to your liking. Tools Needed Whisk Measuring spoon (tablespoon) Pot or pan (you're not afraid to scratch - I use … [Read more...]