Mashed potato holidays

Mashed potato holidays are the best.* In their honor, here’s a giant never-fail mashed potato recipe that, true to the name, can be kept in the fridge and re-heated. It’s perfect for a make-ahead situation … or if you just love mashed potatoes. Refrigerator Mashed Potatoes 5 pounds potatoes 6 oz. cream cheese 1 cup… Continue reading Mashed potato holidays

Squish squash

Thanks to my mother’s overwhelming gardening plan, I am swimming in butternut squash. If, you know, one could actually swim in butternut squash. So far, my favorite use for butternut squash has been soufflés. You should stop by, get some squash, and make your own. Butternut Squash Souffle 2 cups squished squash (also known as… Continue reading Squish squash

2 tablespoons floor

There are some Thanksgiving-related traditions that I just don’t understand. The main one: Putting food inside the turkey to cook it. Turducken? Why? Turbaconducken? Why? Even in-the-bird stuffing — why? (I’m one of those people who doesn’t really like her food to touch on her plate, either.) Other Thanksgiving traditions I do not like: Bickering… Continue reading 2 tablespoons floor