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Balsamic and Herb Roasted Turkey

Balsamic and Herb Roasted Turkey

When it comes to Thanksgiving turkey, skip the brining, people! It’s messy, time consuming, and simply not necessary.

This recipe for Balsamic and Herb Roasted Turkey will beat the pants off of a brined turkey with absolutely no fuss, and no muss! And, it CAN BE MADE IN ADVANCE! Find out how…

Christmas Pork Roast with Cranberry Relish Glaze

Christmas Pork Roast with Cranberry Relish Glaze

One of my favorite ways to ensure tenderness when it comes to cooking a protein (almost any type), is to first give the meat a little splash of balsamic vinegar, and then let it sit for about 20 minutes before cooking.

That’s my trick, and it’s one that lends a tenderness (and slight sweetness) to this recipe for Christmas Pork Roast with Cranberry Relish Glaze.

Crave-Worthy French Onion Stuffed Shells

Crave-Worthy French Onion Stuffed Shells

Imagine if you will, deeply caramelized onions (cooked in a slow cooker) with red wine, butter, beef broth and thyme until they’re sweet and pungent. The onions are stuffed into large, perfectly cooked pasta shells until they’re practically overflowing. The stuffed shells are then layered on top of toasted, garlicky French bread, topped with an abundant mixture of grated Swiss, and Gruyere cheeses, and popped into the oven, so the cheese melts into a blanket of golden, gooey, goodness…Be still my French onion loving heart!

Cheesy French Onion Chicken Recipe

Cheesy French Onion Chicken Recipe

When it comes to French Onion soup, I can’t decide what my favorite part about the soup is. Whether it’s the deep rich broth, the abundance of sweet caramelized onions, the hearty slice of bread crouton that’s soaked in the broth and floats the perfectly browned and melted cheese.

Since I love every part of the soup, I’ve incorporated every part into my recipe of French Onion Chicken, including the bread crouton that sits atop the abundance of sweet caramelized onions, and acts as a platform for the moist and meaty chicken thigh and the melted cheese! Be still my heart!!!