Author: Kelli

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First Thanksgivings

This year, I am hosting my very first family Thanksgiving. My in-laws are coming to my little Brooklyn apartment, where I may or may not have enough plates to serve 8 people dinner. I’ve hosted smaller Thanksgiving dinners, but this is the first time I have made a spreadsheet to […]

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Try Garlic Mashed Potatoes for an updated version of a classic dish. Parmesan cheese, sour cream, and of course, garlic, add amazing flavor to a blank canvas. Y’all — when my mom sees a mashed potato recipe on this blog, she is going to lose her mind. You see, I […]

Slow Roasted Cod with Pesto

This slow roasted cod is the perfect centerpiece for any dinner party or holiday gathering. The fish is perfectly cooked, the pesto adds great texture, and the whole dish comes together in about 30 minutes. Fish main courses can be a bit of a risk for a dinner party, it […]

Herb Corn Muffins

Adding a few ingredients to an unassuming box of corn muffin mix creates an easy side dish. Try these Herb Corn Muffins on the side of your favorite chili, turkey dinner, or even for breakfast. (PS this post is NOT sponsored, but does contain affiliate links.) My love and nostalgia […]

Five Spice Banana Bread

The familiar flavor of banana bread meets some spices not typically found in this twist on a classic recipe. Confession: I am not a baker. Though I can appreciate the scientific nature of the craft, I find it difficult to stick to an exact recipe. But sometimes the stars align […]