Fall

February 25, 2019

Instant Pot French Onion Soup

Close up of Instant Pot French Onion Soup in a crock after broiling
Warm up on a chilly night by making Instant Pot French Onion Soup! This take on the classic comforting soup is made in the electric pressure cooker and finishes in the oven. First, caramelize the onions. Next, add wine, beef broth, thyme, salt and pepper, and let simmer. Then ladle the soup into crocks, top with crusty bread and gruyere cheese and broil to perfection. Hearty and comforting, this Instant Pot French Onion Soup is hard to beat.

January 21, 2019

Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum

A woman holds a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum with both hands
Curl up with a mug of Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum this winter. Traditional Hot Buttered Rum is given a facelift with pomegranate, thanks to homemade pomegranate rum and pomegranate juice. This mixed drink starts with a combination of softened butter, dark brown sugar and spices, then add boiling water, infused rum, pomegranate juice and a little maple! Perfect for a crowd or individual, this Pomegranate Hot Buttered Rum is the ultimate cozy drink.

November 28, 2018

Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies cool on a wire cooling rack, surrounded by fresh cranberries and orange slices
Perfect for the holidays, Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies are a one-bite, flavor-filled dessert! Singing of tart cranberry and bright orange, these cookies are a twist on classic thumbprints. Instead of using butter and raspberry jam, these call for cream cheese and cranberry sauce. Whether you're baking for a cookie exchange, Santa, friends, family or yourself, Orange Cranberry Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies make a tasty treat!

November 26, 2018

Quebec Maple Pecan Drops

A wooden platter holds several Quebec Maple Pecan Drop Cookies, with a glass of milk sitting in the background
Quebec Maple Pecan Drops make a sweet treat for the holiday season! These simple drop cookies are packed with oats and pecans, then topped with a delightful Maple Pecan Frosting. Celebrating maple goodness and cozy desserts, Quebec Maple Pecan Drops are a perfect wintertime cookie served with a giant cup of milk and enjoyed by the fire in the company of friends and family.

November 21, 2018

10 Easy Bruschetta Recipes for a Fall Party

Orange Cranberry Compote is served on toasted bread to create a sweet-savory Thanksgiving bruschetta and is served with Vinho Verde wines
‘Tis the season for parties and entertaining! Whether you're hosting Thanksgiving or having friends over for game day, homemade bruschetta and crostini are a delicious appetizer to feed to guests! These recipes, from The Speckled Palate and other food blogs, are perfect for a fall party. In addition to being easy to make, these bread-based appetizers offer a wide variety of flavors and are the perfect handheld appetizer for anyone to enjoy during this season.

November 19, 2018

Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole

A close up of Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole, shown in a purple baking dish with a serving spoon
Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole makes the PERFECT Thanksgiving and holiday side dish! Creamy russet potatoes are cooked with garlic cloves, then mashed with butter, milk and parmesan cheese. Top with additional parmesan before baking to create a crispy exterior on this comforting casserole. No matter if you're serving the family for a holiday or on a weeknight, Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potato Casserole packs a flavorful punch for any meal!