My Thanksgiving Menu

It seems like Thanksgiving was only yesterday and now, boom, it’s December. I wanted to share with you what I made on Thanksgiving this year in case you are in need of some inspiration for the upcoming holidays, a family get together, or a nice Sunday dinner. 

I didn’t do any appetizers because there were only two of us, but we did snack on cheese and crackers throughout the day. (we’re simple like that, ha) 

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Turkey Pesto Ravioli

When it comes to making my lunches for the week I almost always improvise and do something at the very last minute.

This week I decided to make Turkey Pesto Ravioli simply because I had some ground turkey in the fridge that I needed to use before it went bad.

To go with the ravioli I made some stove stop roasted veggies.

(is that a thing? well, it’s a thing now)

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Happy Saturday everyone! Now that I have weekends off, I’ve had more time to get in the kitchen and play around. I decided to make some banana bread a few weekends ago, and wanted to share what I did.  I have found that though banana bread seems SO simple, it has taken me YEARS to get it right. I have gone through recipe and recipe to try to find something that I like. And I think I FINALLY got there, or close to it.

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Fall Weekends Are For Baking

I don’t know about you, but when the weather gets a bit cooler all I want to do is bake, bake, bake. Which is grand and lovely in theory, but kind of difficult when you live in a small apartment and have less than ideal counter space! But I make do with what I have. This weekend was ideal baking weather: rainy and chilly. So I decided to whip out my pie pan and get baking. Read More »