On A Roll

As we head into another holiday season, I thought today we’d take a look at roll recipes.  Rolls are an amazing and creative way to bring the bread group to the table, whether you eat them with a little butter or pile on some meats and other tasty treats.

Simple Rolls:

Amish dinner 

Japanese milk bread 

Parker House 

Honey wheat 

Crusty European style hard rolls

Ciabatta rolls

Kaiser rolls

Sourdough rolls

Multigrain rolls

High fiber pretzel

Hawaiian rolls

Honey wheat yeast

No-knead cloverleaf

Cornmeal rolls

Wheat, oat and flax 

Crescent rolls

Edys braided rolls

Mini brioche

Gluten free

Rolls with a Little Extra:

Cranberry pumpkin

Herb and onion

Golden pumpkin

Rosemary potato

Four leaf clover

Semolina with golden raisins, fennel and pine nuts

Three cheese crescents

Olive rolls

Sweet potato 

Garlic butter

What rolls do you serve for holidays and gatherings?

It’s Time to Talk Turkey

As we get ready for Thanksgiving in less than 2 weeks, today I’m sharing turkey recipes that you can enjoy both on Thanksgiving and after with leftovers.

Turkey and dumplings

Pot pie with biscuits


Turkey and panchetta meatballs


Sloppy joes

Taco pie

Turkey chutney pasta salad


Turkey, bacon and guacamole wraps

Alfredo turkey skillet dinner

Red chili

White chili

Turkey tetrazzini

Turkey soup with egg noodles and vegetables

Turkey pad Thai

Turkey gumbo

Just Turkey:

Turkey roulade

Black lacquered

Spicy turkey thighs

Roast turkey with rosemary and lemon

Bacon roasted

Salt and pepper

5 star roast turkey

Brined, herb crusted turkey with apple cider gravy

Smoked turkey with bbq gravy

Shepherd’s pie

Roasted and braised turkey with cognac gravy

Cajun brined turkey two ways

Getting Ready for Turkey Time:

Turkey brine

What are your turkey tips?

Giving Thanks with Root Vegetables

As we prepare for Thanksgiving at the end of this month, today I thought we’d take a look at yams/sweet potatoes, rutabagas, turnips, carrots, and parsnip recipes that you can add to your Thanksgiving.

Yams/Sweet Potatoes:

Sweet potato gnocchi

Baked sweet potatoes with citrus

Candied sweet potatoes

Spicy sweet potatoes with lime

Bourbon sweet potatoes

Sweet potato souffle

Roasted sweet potatoes with honey butter

Honey roasted sweet potatoes

Whisky glazed sweet potatoes

Sweet potato fries

Sweet potato pie cookies with orange glaze

Garlic and herb grilled sweet potato fries


Rutabaga fries

Rutabaga and potato salad

Rutabaga gratin

Roasted rutabaga

Bacon and chive mashed rutabaga

Mashed rutabaga with sour cream and dill

Roasted rutabaga in brown butter

Hasselback rutabagas

Rutabaga, sage and white cheddar soup


Roasted turnips with Parmesan

Turnip ravioli with Brussels sprouts

Honey glazed turnips

Glazed turnips and parsnips with maple syrup

Turnip and sweet potato gratin

Apple and turnip mashed potatoes

Caramelized turnips

Mashed yellow turnips with crispy shallots

Buttered turnip puree


Carrot fritters

Carrot soup

Carrots with ginger and honey

Roasted carrots with lemon dressing

Roasted carrots with feta and parsley

Roasted carrots

Moroccan carrot salad

Carrot souffle

Roasted carrot hummus

Curried carrot soup

Whisky glazed carrots


Parsnip fries

Caramelized roasted parsnips

Creamy braised parsnips with sage

Roasted parsnips with rosemary

Creamy parsnip soup

Smashed parsnips with mascarpone cheese

Parsnip chips

Parsnip hummus

Maple roasted parsnips

Roasted parsnips with lemon and herbs

Sauteed parsnips with white wine and thyme

What root vegetable recipes can you recommend?