Arugula/baby kale pesto

I had 2 bags of fresh greens (1 bag baby kale and most of a bag of arugula) that had been sitting in my fridge for a week, and I wanted to use it up so I didn’t lose it. I was really craving some […]

Apple pie bourbon

If you love bourbon and you love spiked apple cider, this is the recipe for you. Ingredients: 3 small Granny Smith apples, cored and sliced 2 sticks of cinnamon 1 tsp whole cloves 1/2 tsp whole allspice 1 vanilla bean, split (next time, I will […]

Leftover prime rib ragu

Every year, my dad makes a gigantic prime rib for our family Christmas party. Because it’s so huge and my mom doesn’t like leftovers, I wind up taking some home with me. I always repurpose my prime rib, because let’s be real: I’m never going […]

Making turkey (or chicken) stock

I love making my own chicken (or, in this case, turkey) stock. 1. It’s so freakin’ easy. If you have your ingredients, a stock pot, water, and a chilly day, you have everything you need. 2. It’s so easily customizable. Play around with flavor profiles […]

Turkey pot pie (repurposing Thanksgiving leftovers)

This is a recipe for remaking Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s very flexible, just put whatever you want in it! If you hate mushrooms, put corn in. If you really love mushrooms, double them and cut back on some of your other version. If you think it […]