The Holidays

Dinner

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

I never touched a Brussels sprout until I was in my 30s so it always amazes me that Scarlett has loved the little cabbage since she was a wee 5

The Holidays

3-D Christmas Tree Cookies

Scarlett and I had a disagreement about what holiday baking favorite we should shoot at a recent photo shoot. I was convinced we should photograph my cranberry and orange hand

Fall

Pumpkin Ricotta Cookies

It’s all documented here just search holiday cookies and you can see some of it. I used to plan a holiday cookie decorating party (mostly with all the neighbourhood kids)

Thanksgiving

Pumpkin Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

I saw the best quote on Instagram recently. It read: “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy Christmas anxiety”. It pretty much summed me up.

Appetizers

NYE Appetizers including our Favorite Vegetarian Versions

Over the last year, dinner has become double the trouble after my daughter Scarlett went vegetarian. I’m super proud of her decision, and have been making an effort to follow

Thanksgiving

Mini Yorkshire Pudding with Beef Tenderloin Hors d’oeuvres

I’d never heard of Yorkshire pudding until I married my husband. Growing up in New England as the daughter of Italian parents from New York City, a Sunday night dinner

Fall

Grilled Camembert Sandwich with Yves Veggie Turkey and Cranberry Sauce

For my money, the real reason for any holiday meal is the leftovers. I go to bed after Thanksgiving or Christmas thinking about the sandwich I’m going to make the

Fall

Mini Yorkshire Pudding Bites with Yves Veggie Cuisine Ground Round Wellington Topping

This is the ultimate holiday appetizer. No, seriously. It’s the best of every traditional holiday dish tucked together in one bite of perfection. Our ultimate holiday appy pairs the puffy

Sides

Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Galette with Yves Veggie Cuisine Broccoli Bites

One of my summer staples is to make sweet galettes or crostatas using fresh berries and fruit from the local farmer’s market. However, I’ve never tackled a savoury version. Although,

The Holidays

Cucumber with Yves Veggie Bacon & Ricotta

Even though I’ve been hosting holiday dinners and parties for what feels like forever, I have to admit I still get a bit stressed. I want everyone to have a