Easy Beef Chili

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This easy beef chili has a nice slow heat that warms everyone up. By chili rules it isn’t a traditional recipe. It is always a hit at our parties though.

Cyclops Cookies

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This cyclops cookie recipe is one of my favorites. It has a peanut butter cookie with a Hershey kiss in the center.  With this recipe you…

Pumpkin Pie

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This is a recipe for a traditional pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. It has just the right blend of spices. We cut the pies into…

Mashed Potatoes

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We make this mashed potato recipe all year, but only peel the potatoes at Thanksgiving. The mix of potatoes plus sour cream makes them more interesting than other recipes we have tried. It is based on Alton Brown’s masher recipe. We prefer it without garlic that he suggests.

Thanksgiving Turkey

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This is a thanksgiving turkey recipe that I have used for 10+ years. It is based on Alton Brown’s roasted turkey recipe. I adjusted the spices a bit so they were easier to measure, and I added a method for making a large amount of gravy.

Green Bean Casserole

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This green bean casserole recipe has been a hit at our Thanksgiving. It is a variation on a Alton Brown recipe. Do be careful…