Thanksgiving Leftovers: Cranberry Sauce Muffins

Thanksgiving is one of the most food focused holidays, and the leftovers are just as important as the actual feast.  However, most of us start to grow a little weary of turkey sandwiches and reheated casseroles after several days.  Ashley shared earlier this month a creative way to use up leftover turkey, and now I want to tackle an often overlooked side/condiment: cranberry sauce.

I grew up loving my mom’s homemade cranberry sauce.  It is just 3 simple ingredients: cranberries, honey and orange juice and makes the most bright and fresh sauce to cut through all those rich dishes on Thanksgiving day.  I always make a batch (or 3!) for Thanksgiving now.  But after the big feast day it usually becomes neglected in the fridge, although I enjoy spooning it over plain yogurt for breakfast.  Many people have family staying with them for the holidays, so I came up with a breakfast item that everyone would enjoy, whether they are a fan of cranberry sauce or not.  In fact, my daughter hates cranberry sauce but has been eating these muffins for breakfast, lunch and snacks and loves them.

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In Honor of National Garlic AND Grilled Cheese Month

Somehow April is already upon us and I was very excited to learn a while ago that this month is not only National Garlic Month but also National Grilled Cheese Month.  I mean, come on.  Garlic and grilled cheese?  Kinda a perfect combo.  And because I love garlic so much I created a bread featuring this humble but amazing ingredient.

This is not your ordinary garlic bread where you take bread and slather it with garlic and butter.  The garlic is actually inside the bread, perfuming the entire loaf with garlic goodness.  I have been eating it for breakfast, slicing off big slabs and toasting them for my daughter and, of course, making sandwiches out of it.  Grilled cheese sandwiches.

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Emile Henry & Ankarsrum Giveaway Series-Part 2: Baguette Pan & Pizza Stone

*THIS CONTEST IS NO LONGER OPEN – ENJOY THE RECIPE*

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS!

I am so excited to be hosting this product giveaway with Emile Henry.  Emile Henry is a French company that has been around since 1850.  Their products are unlike anything else I’ve ever used.  The first piece I ever received was the Bread Cloche and from the first time I used it, I haven’t used a traditional loaf pan again.

This giveaway will feature the Ankarsrum Assistant Original and 5 of my favorite Emile Henry pieces. It will consist of four separate posts, each post focusing on an individual piece. To enter, fill out the form at the bottom of the post. You may also enter to win on Instagram and Facebook. Contest will be open until 8:00pm on Monday, November 30. A winner for each Emile Henry piece and the Ankarsrum (color of the winner’s choosing) will be announced on Tuesday December 1.

Good luck everyone and here we go with Part 2: The Baguette Pan & Pizza Stone…….

*THIS CONTEST IS NO LONGER OPEN – ENJOY THE RECIPE*

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