As we gear up for Thanksgiving next week, I’m pretty sure this is truth for anyone dining with kids  younger than 15: But if we’re being completely honest, the rolls are my favorite part, too. And the gravy. If I could have a Thanksgiving dinner made of just rolls and gravy, I’d be a happy…

Amish Potato Rolls
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A few weeks ago I asked you guys about pie on Instagram.  I wanted to try some new ones and asked what your favorite, go-to pie was.  Several people mentioned Sour Cream Apple Pie and the funny thing is that I’ve tried a couple recipes for that over the years and nothing has turned out…

Sour Cream Apple Pie
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There are a few recipes from some of our older cookbooks that are so fantastic that it feels kind of like a shame to not share them here on the blog as well.  This is one of them. This Chicken and Wild Rice Soup from our Savoring the Seasons cookbook is so perfect in so many…

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup
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Ever since college, I have been madly in love with bread pudding. It wasn’t always the case–when I was growing up, bread pudding was kind of a second-class dessert made with leftovers and whatever we had lying around the house. It wasn’t until I was older when I realized bread pudding could be among the…

Chocolate Apple Cranberry Bread Pudding
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Have you guys seen caramel chips popping up in your grocery stores?  The idea intrigued me so obviously I had to try them out in cookies.  Guys- THESE COOKIES.  I originally thought about putting them in a chocolate cookie, but my husband said I should go with a classic chocolate chip base all the way…

Brown Butter Salted Caramel Chip Cookies
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This super popular restaurant favorite is loaded with cream, bacon, sausage and cheese.  Kate’s lightened up version is loaded with flavor and comfort!  This recipe is a family favorite in both of our families and so perfect for these cooler fall days.  It feels indulgent, but is actually light and healthy.  Get the full recipe…

Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana
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Sara and I have been blogging for almost 10 years now. That’s a long time, y’all. I was talking to a friend who had been dating someone for about that long and told them that was, like, dating, a marriage, a kid or two, and a divorce. So you’d think we would have a Honey…

Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
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If I had to pick one and only one fall dessert that I’d eat forever, it would be Apple Crisp, hands-down.  It’s the quintessential autumnal comfort food with its warm spiced apples and crisp buttery topping.  It’s my go-to dessert when having friends over, or needing a quick family dessert.  Several years ago when I…

Graham Cracker apple crisp
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This is a big day, you guys. Chipotle Chocolate Chili has been on our blog since 2008, the very first year we started blogging. It has won chili cook-offs. It has been a perennial favorite. It is beloved and a favorite (and for good reason–it really is so good. If you haven’t ever made, you…

Flashback Friday: Chipotle Chocolate Chili
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Where I live it’s apple season.  We have farmstand deals on giant boxes of apples and you can usually find apples for an extra great price at the store right now as well.  One of our favorite things to make at home is apple sauce.  We have a great recipe for  slowcooker homemade apple sauce,…

Pressure Cooker Apple Sauce
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Once upon a time, my very best friend in the universe moved to our little town (I didn’t know she was going to wind up being my very best friend yet) and on our first “date,” we went to a local sushi restaurant where we shared an embarrassingly difficult-to-eat sushi dish (followed by a trip…

Miso Ginger Salad Dressing
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One of the most common questions I received when I shared my recent experiences on our Alaskan Cruise was what excursions did we do and what did we think of them. We went on a round-trip cruise out of Seattle through Alaska’s famed Inside Passage, and I’m going to show you the excursions we chose at…

Float Plane Alaska
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