Open Faced Turkey Cranberry Melt

Open faced turkey cranberry enchilada melt

This open faced turkey cranberry melt is like taking the insides of Thanksgiving enchilada and melting cheese on top of a buttered roll; an insanely delicious way to eat those leftovers. Every year a week or two before Thanksgiving, the conversation in our family goes a little some thing like this… Person 1: “let’s just…

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Cranberry Corn Muffins

Cranberry corn muffins ($100 Crate & Barrel gift card giveaway)

These easy cranberry corn muffins are made with whole cranberries and corn kernels. They’re the perfect addition to your holiday meals! For some reason I’ve only ever hosted the “difficult” holidays. I think hosting Thanksgiving must be like childbirth, the only reason you’d ever offer to host that holiday multiple times is because you’ve forgotten…

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Green Beans with Cranberries, Bacon and Goat Cheese

Green beans with cranberries, bacon and goat cheese

These green beans with cranberries, bacon and goat cheese are a healthy addition to your Thanksgiving table that doesn’t skimp on flavor. (Psst…there’s a really awesome giveaway at the end of this post!) A bit of crazy just went down in this house as I started to type this post and glanced at my ring…

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Butternut squash and cranberry gratin

Butternut squash and cranberry gratin

This butternut squash and cranberry gratin is creamy, cheesy and perfectly crunchy on top. You’d never guess it’s dairy free! When it comes to Thanksgiving, I’m pretty sure my family might be the only one in country that couldn’t care less if the typical creamy mashed white potatoes weren’t on the table. In fact, I…

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Skillet Cheddar Polenta with Sausage and Cranberries

Skillet cheddar polenta with sausage and cranberries

This cheddar polenta is comfort food to the max. If you want to take a spoon directly to the skillet, I won’t judge. Until last week, I didn’t own a skillet. I’d walk into the Le Creuset outlet nearby once or twice a year telling myself I was finally going to get one, then get…

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