Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Forget the fact that it’s well past Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and even New Year’s. My love affair with pumpkin is here to stay. When cooler weather arrives there is nothing better than a big pot of chili. This is the perfect healthy (hello, Vitamin A) and hearty dish with a creamy thickness from the pumpkin that is oh-so-savory!

From Grandma’s Kitchen: Ham Soufflé

Ham Souffle

When I was home for the holidays I found my version of gold tucked away in the cupboard above the microwave – our family recipe box full of stained cards with annotations. Heirloom recipes are treasures in our house. Imitation is the best form of flattery (right?), so I figured it was about time I dug into these recipes from my grandmother’s kitchens…. Classics, some simple, others complex, but most importantly, passed down. I’m starting with Mia Mia’s (mom’s mom) Ham Soufflé.

Avocado Tuna Melt

Growing up, when Mom was out of town Dad offered two options on the dinner menu: Tony’s frozen pizza or Kraft Mac & Cheese mixed with canned tuna (gross, right?). My dad has greatly expanded his culinary expertise since then, but we actually considered these meals a treat.  Boxed dinners were a rarity in our […]