Frozen Mimosa Float
Drinks

Frozen Mimosa Float

A punch bowl full of colorful sherbet and ginger ale was a birthday party staple when I was a kid. It’s still perfect for a party — part drink, part dessert, part centerpiece. Replace the […]

Lemon Chive Compound Butter
Condiments

How to Make Compound Butter

Compound butter, or beurre composes if you wanna get French about it, is made by mixing flavorings into softened butter. Compound butter can be used to finish dishes — a pat of blue cheese butter […]

Cranberry Lime Compote
Condiments

How to Make Cranberry Lime Compote

This cranberry lime compote kicks canned cranberry sauce’s butt. Excuse my language, but it’s really, really good, but let’s back up a bit. What is a compote? A compote is one of two types of […]

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Recipes

Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

This soup simmering on the stove is always a sign that fall has arrived in my kitchen. Makes about 10 cups. 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon […]

Entrées

Turkey Empanadas

Empanadas are perfect little bundles of ground meat, ideally suited for little hands at lunch time. They can be enjoyed warm or at room temperature and your filling options are limitless. These are lightly spiced […]

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Recipes

Grilled Cheddar & Green Apple Sandwiches

Grilled cheese was always my favorite as a kid, but back then it meant a slice of plastic-wrapped American cheese on white bread. These grilled cheese sandwiches make the most of the combination of sharp […]