Parmesan Zucchini Custard

Deceivingly simple to make, yet elegant to serve, this is another kid and adult alike favorite. Perfect for holiday entertaining, because you can so easily increase the servings by multiplying the ingredients and using a larger casserole dish. Experiment with various herbs and spices if… Keep Reading »

Creamy Gruyere, Spinach & Artichoke Casserole

This is an adapted version of a recipe I got from my friend Sharon Worster. Although I make this all year round for my clients, I think it perfect for the holidays. You can make it ahead, and just bake it off when you are… Keep Reading »

Vegan Maple Glazed Brussels Sprouts & “Bacon” Hash

I may be biased, but I think this is one of the yummiest side dish recipes I’ve ever written. So much so, I have been known to eat an entire batch on my own as my meal. YUM!
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Grammy Pine’s Corn Pudding

This is my friend Jean’s favorite holiday side dish that her grandmother used to make. Coming from the corn capitol of the world (Iowa) I whole heatedly agree this would be a welcome addition to any holiday festivities, and one you could easily bring ready… Keep Reading »

Could I Borrow a Couple of Santa’s Elves?

Jewels: all wrapped up in Ritz Magazine
Pretty please? I need help. I’m juggling twenty balls at once here on my own at the moment, and just realized I have not done ANY of my Christmas shopping in advance as I normally do.
Awk! Crowds – I… Keep Reading »

Big Thing

Tatjana backstage at the Big Thing Tour

Facing the holidays alone for the first time after a break-up or, the loss of a loved one is a big thing. My advice is to make plans in advance to spend the holiday in a new way… make… Keep Reading »