How to Make Bone Broth: The Easiest Way to Reinvent Thanksgiving Leftovers

Don’t throw away those turkey bones! The buzz on the internet about bone broth is nearly deafening these days. “What’s the big deal about it?” you may wonder. Well, let me tell you: IT’S DELICIOUS. I’m not a big fan of extreme foodie trends, but I’m totally on board with this one because it’s super easy. While it takes a lot of time, it’s really not a lot of work. Plus, it’s a way to use every part of the Thanksgiving turkey. Continue reading

3 Microwave Hacks for the Best Pecan Pie of Your Life

Is there anything worse than getting ready to bake and finding your brown sugar is basically hard enough to cut glass? This seems to happen to me every Thanksgiving Eve when I’m already coated in flour, reeking of onions and garlic, and in the middle of three other Thanksgiving recipes. Fortunately, there’s one quick microwave trick to solve this problem—and a couple more that are even easier if you have the foresight to check your sugar more than five minutes before you need it. Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie with an Amazing Twist

Pumpkin pie is my absolute favorite treat during the holidays. Lately, I’ve been brainstorming new ways to enjoy this traditional staple. I thought about making a pumpkin crumb pie, a pumpkin cream pie, a pumpkin peach pie or even a pumpkin sweet potato pie. In the end, I decided to leave the famous pumpkin pie as it is, but with one surprise ingredient added. Usually, I enjoy pumpkin pie topped with a dollop of whipped cream. On the other hand, I enjoy sweet potato pie with marshmallows. So I thought, Why not borrow from sweet potato pie and add a little marshmallow to my pumpkin dessert? Hence, Pumpkin Meringue Pie, a marshmallow and whipped cream combo. Continue reading

An Easy Rustic Pie To Simplify Thanksgiving Dessert

Because my mom loves to cook, she’s taken on the responsibility of feeding our entire family during the holidays. To avoid exhaustion, she’s been utilizing shortcuts, especially when it comes to dessert. Instead of spending an entire day baking her famous pies, she’s now purchasing pies from local bakeries or making simpler desserts at home. I love that she embraces the true reason we have gathered: to spend quality time together. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Desserts Your Way

Here’s a thing that’s great about Thanksgiving: While many dishes are expected, nothing is mandatory. This is America! If you’re not into pie, you don’t need to spend your time rolling dough into quarter-inch thickness. So in the spirit of American ingenuity, we offer a cornucopia (flashback to my third-grade spelling test) of Thanksgiving desserts that are not pie.

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