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Jellied Cranberry Sauce with Grand Marnier

Last year’s cranberry sauce was such a success I thought I’d do it again. Only this time I’d make more than enough for dinner and then preserve the rest. Cranberry sauce shouldn’t be limited to the month of November, I tell you! And I plan to enjoy it all year round. I used the same...

Triple-Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

How does one wrap up Thanksgiving? In true Lindsay-fashion, I figured I’d start with dessert first. I found this recipe months ago. And despite the fact that Taylor is a traditionalist and hates me messing with his beloved pumpkin pie, I couldn’t not make it. I mean, triple-chocolate pumpkin pie? Hello. Also in true-Lindsay fashion,...

Sweet Potato and Avocado Sandwiches with Poppy Seed Spread

The hardest part about Thanksgiving for me is remembering that we still have to eat in the days leading up to the big event. In our frenzied meal-planning we often times forget about the rest of the week, and are left scrounging the cabinets for something to eat. Which usually ends up being popcorn and...

Strawberry Almond Goat Cheese Cheesecake (and a GIVEAWAY!)

Goat cheese cheesecake. I mean, why not, really? Cream cheese and goat cheese aren’t all that different. I think, when I first envisioned a goat cheesecake I really intended something like this, not the savory tastes-like-a-cheese-dip version I actually made. Lesson learned. Because this version is as tangy and sweet as it is rustic and...

Trout with Warm Pine-Nut Dressing and Fennel Puree

This was an interesting one, that’s for sure. I’m not sure why it caught my eye to begin with, it’s definitely not a recipe I’d typically pick out of a lineup. But I saw the words fennel and pine-nut and kind of got excited. It sounded… I don’t know, fancy. Don’t tell me warm pine...