Classic Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
If you’re looking to cook up an unforgettable feast that will please even the pickiest palates this holiday, remember it’s all about what you serve on the side. 🍽️ Let’s admit it: some Thanksgiving side dishes are so mouthwateringly good that it’s tempting to skip the turkey altogether. 😋 While grandma’s recipe box might be the go-to for classic crowd-pleasers year after year, adding a few updated favorites to the menu will take your table to the next level this Thanksgiving. 🦃
Turkey Stuffing Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Table
Let's face it, Thanksgiving is all about the food. 🦃 When we think about a traditional holiday meal, most of us envision a beautifully roasted turkey sitting at the center of the table and homemade delights created from recipes handed down from one generation to the next. A great stuffing, also known as dressing, enhances the turkey and takes the holiday meal to the next level. It’s easy to make, and you can prepare it a day ahead to save time. 🍞
How To Fry A Turkey Without Setting Your House On Fire
Frying turkeys for Thanksgiving has been a long-standing tradition in the South. 🦃 As it has become more popular and spread to other areas of the country, the know-how on doing it safely hasn’t seemed to follow. 🔥Every year, $25 million in damages, 60 injuries, and five deaths occur due to turkey-frying related fires. 🧯 There are multiple ways inexperienced cooks create a higher risk of fires, but knowing how to cook it safely will ensure you a happy holiday.
10 Must-Have Thanksgiving Desserts
The turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce are all important Thanksgiving staples, but no meal is complete without dessert. Whether you stick to popular classics like pecan pie 🥧and pumpkin rolls, or if you like to get more adventurous with upside-down cake 🧁 and seasonal mousse, the sky’s the limit when it comes to preparing the perfect Thanksgiving dessert spread. 🥄
How to Make a Tutu
A tutu can be used for a ballet dance recital, a Halloween costume, a gift, or to use as part of a wardrobe. 🩰 Tutus can be expensive, so making your own can save you money and time. To make a tutu, you'll only need tulle and elastic. You won't even have to use a sewing machine for this process.
How to Make Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler
Peach cobbler is a great way to use extra peaches before they become overripe. 🍑 The sweet and syrupy fruit is balanced with a hint of spice and a touch of lemon and then capped with fluffy biscuit topping for a dessert that's light and refreshing. While some recipes use shortcuts, this traditional cobbler is well worth the time and a little bit of extra effort. Made with fresh, seasonal ingredients, it's the perfect way to finish off your next backyard dinner party. 🥧
How to Choose a Halloween Costume that is Just Right for You
Once a year, we get to leave our everyday selves behind and become someone, or something, else. We can be superheroes. Or ghouls. 👻 Or clowns. We can even become inanimate objects. The sky's the limit on Halloween! With the chance to have so much fun, a lot of consideration should go into picking the perfect costume. 🎃
Nuts for Squash: These Butternut Squash Recipes Are a Treat
When everything starts to cool down and the nights get darker, all you want is something warm and hearty to get you through. Butternut squash is such a versatile foodstuff that there's a whole host of recipes out there to try. Each one as delicious as the next, you’ll never get tired of this delight.
How to Make Pizza Dough
Delicious homemade pizza starts with the crust, which is much easier to make than you ever imagined. Go from nothing to delicious homemade pizza in under an hour when you learn to make homemade pizza dough. This easy recipe is perfect for people who have never worked with yeast, as well as veteran bakers. With just a few simple ingredients and your favorite toppings, you can enjoy a fresh hot pizza straight from the oven.
How to Grow Your Own Fresh Herbs
If you're looking for a way to take your cooking to the next level, growing your own herbs is a great way to start. Popular herbs like basil, cilantro, and oregano have an amazing fragrance and taste when grown fresh at home.
How to Make the Best Cowboy Coffee Cake
Crumbly, buttery, sweet, and rich are just a few ways to describe a classic coffee cake. Their versatility makes this treasured treat a must-have in every cook's armory. Coffee cake works for breakfast, dessert, an afternoon snack, or a late evening treat.
How to Make Scalloped Potatoes
If you've never sliced potatoes scallop-style or whisked hot cream, you may think that this dish is best left to master chefs. However, scalloped potatoes actually require just a handful of ingredients and is quite very simple to make.
How to Make Buttercream Frosting
Nothing quite completes a treat like a creamy layer of frosting. If you like heavy frosting, buttercream is just about the richest around. Its thick texture makes it a dessert favorite, but making it at home may seem like a major chore. There's no big secret when it comes to how to make it.
How to Get Started With Knitting
The art of knitting uses two long and straight handheld needles. The needles are tools for twisting strands of yarn from balls of wool into neat patterns. Many people follow a knitting pattern for every new item they create. A pattern can be as simple as a specific number of rows and columns. Not only is knitting a great and engaging hobby, but it also leaves you with a fantastic and practical end result.
How to Bake Warm and Spiced Rice Pudding
What's better during the cold months than some nice, warm rice pudding? Furthermore, what's better during the hot months than some nice, cool rice pudding? The answer to both is "nothing!" The basis of rice pudding is simply rice mixed with water and milk. After that, other ingredients such as fruit, nuts, or cinnamon can be thrown in to taste.
How to Turn a Basic Pancake Recipe Into Something Restaurant-Worthy
Pancakes are one of the easiest and most versatile morning meals. Although usually served for breakfast, they make a balanced meal any time of day. Children love it when you switch it up and cook them for dinner. They're also inexpensive to make and will keep your engine running all day.