Thanksgiving Thursday Throwback

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1.  BAKED BRIE WITH MAPLE-ROASTED CRANBERRIES

2. SWEET & SAVORY PUMPKIN CREAM CHEESE DIP

3. BUTTERNUT SQUASH BRUSCHETTA (WITH BACON, SAGE, AND GRUYERE)

4. BACON-WRAPPED GREEN BEAN BUNDLES

5. GLUTEN-FREE QUINOA & WILD RICE STUFFING

6. PUMPKIN PIE FROM SCRATCH

7. GREEN BEANS ALMONDINE

8. THANKSGIVING LEFTOVER HAND PIES

The last few years around this time, we’ve done a weekly installment called Thanksgiving Thursday in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. Here are a handful of our favorite recipes from that series, in case you’re trying to make some final decisions about what to add to your feast next week.

Enjoy!

When You Get Ripped Off

When you get ticked off because you have just locked yourself out of your minivan, and perhaps more importantly locked all of the snacks and diapers inside of the minivan, you keep your composure, but you are sweating through the nursing tanktop … Continue reading

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Steadfast Love

The weight of my daughter’s body is heavy on my chest. We are lying together, on my bed, in the dark. Her breathing is slowing; I can feel the rattle in her lungs of a cough that will not go … Continue reading

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Easy Buttermilk Rusks (Biscotti)

Grab yourself a cup of coffee or tea, a handful of these rusks, and gather ’round for Liz’s Origin Story time. I grew up in a forest between two small towns, which basically meant that I saw more deer than neighbors … Continue reading

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Baby-Dumb to Baby-Wise and Back Again

I didn’t know it would be like this – that so many of my parenting decisions would boil down to working theory, to an intentional and loving crapshoot. I thought I would be so much more in the know, having read … Continue reading

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Pasta with Roasted Squash and Kale

It’s Friday! And yesterday, I spent eight hours alone with my kids driving home from a visit with my parents in Wisconsin, so it’s safe to say that I’m definitely still recovering from that. (It actually went really well thanks … Continue reading

CATEGORIES: Fall Fall Meals Garlic Kale Meals Onion Pasta Sage Squash (Butternut)

Overnight Apple Cinnamon Monkey Bread

 Here is what I know about my husband Eric’s eating habits. When he was little, he had a phase of six years in which he was not enthused about meat. Over the course of his four high school years, he ate … Continue reading

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Overheard, Vol. 5

Telling it like it is:  Owen: Mom, you’re smelly today Me: Oh…well, what do I smell like? Owen: Like dirt or somefing. (moments later) Owen: (farts) Oh, I just farted. After we watched Tiny: A Story about Living Small: Eric: Owen, did you … Continue reading

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Thai Green Curry Chicken Soup

I didn’t talk much about it at the time because everyone knows the fastest way to make your baby a terrible sleeper is to get all braggy about it on social media. But you guys, from about five weeks on, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Salad

Well, apparently this is the year for making giant salads that I eat all week for lunch. And this sweet potato salad falls right in line. I love recipes like these – that you can make on a Monday, that … Continue reading

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When We Took Two Babies Camping

The plan began late Thursday night after we’d looked at the weather for the weekend – 80* and sunny, 0% chance of rain. Actually, the plan began earlier this summer after our completely wonderful anniversary camping trip sans kids. Well, actually, … Continue reading

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