Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates

Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates

A fun, simple appetizer to start off your Thanksgiving feast! Creamy whipped goat cheese topped with a caramelized mixture of dates, shallots, vinegar and honey, with bacon and fried rosemary crumbled over top. You can serve this just like a dip, with either toasted bread or crackers for dipping. Kind of a spin on the classic “bacon wrapped dates” that everyone loves to bring to a party. It’s bold, flavorful, and such a beautiful dip to serve for any fall or winter holiday. Continue reading “Whipped Goat Cheese with Bacon & Dates”

Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I’m sharing these simple, quintessential candied bourbon pecan sweet potatoes! Roasted, slightly crisp sweet potatoes tossed in a sweet, syrupy glaze. It’s one of those side dishes that comes together effortlessly, yet everyone will rave about it. Definitely one to add to your holiday menu! Continue reading “Candied Bourbon Pecan Sweet Potatoes”

Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin French Toast with Spiced Pecan Syrup

An extra decadent, yet really simple pumpkin french toast recipe with spiced pecan syrup generously drizzled over top! Infused with warm spices and intoxicating maple, plus I’m using brioche bread for a buttery, rich bite to every piece of toast. It’s the perfect breakfast for any upcoming holiday or just for a cozy weekend brunch at home. Continue reading “Pumpkin French Toast with Spiced Pecan Syrup”

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Shortbread Crust & Brandy Pecans

Kicking off the holiday season with a weekend full of Christmas decorating and recipe developing…while of course eating all the Thanksgiving leftovers! Including this pumpkin cheesecake with shortbread crust & brandy pecans.

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Pomegranate Glazed Delicata Squash

Pomegranate Glazed Delicata Squash with Feta & Pistachios

I’m really excited to be sharing this Thanksgiving side dish recipe with you: pomegranate glazed delicata squash! It’s a really fun, vibrant side dish to add something a little exciting to your menu this year.

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Roasted Apple Salad

Roasted Apple Salad with Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette

An unbelievably delicious roasted apple salad for your Thanksgiving menu! Crispy bacon, creamy blue cheese, and olive oil fried pecans give this salad so much rich depth of flavor. It’s sweet & salty, full of texture, and drizzled with a caramelized shallot vinaigrette. One of the best salads that has come out of my kitchen to date! 

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Brown Butter Whipped Potatoes

Manchego & Brown Butter Whipped Potatoes

Sharing these extra decadent, extremely silky manchego & brown butter whipped potatoes to kick off this year’s Thanksgiving recipes here on the blog! Because every Thanksgiving table needs a knock-out bowl of potatoes to go along with the turkey, and that is exactly what these are…full of rich brown butter, herbs, and really flavorful manchego cheese.

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