Thanksgiving Leftover Macaroni and Cheese

The following recipe and photography is courtesy of Graham R. and his dog, Carl. For more of their delicious food ventures, visit them on Instagram @cookingwithcarrrl. Gobble Gobble! Let’s be honest, we all look forward to Thanksgiving for the feast! It’s the one time of the year we all welcome gaining another belt size and push...
Hanky Panky Header

The following recipe and photography for this post were provided by local blogger Abby Thome of The Thome Home. Are you ready for an appetizer that instantly sends you back in time to your parents' kitchen at the holidays? Who remembers the infamous “Hanky Panky?" Little squares of pumpernickel bread, piled high with melted cheese and...
Fig Cheesecake Bars

The following recipe and photography is courtesy of Lauren Schulte. To see more of her bites and meals, visit her Instagram @TheBiteSizePantry. Food Stylization is adapted from yummly.com. They’re Fig’alicious pie pie, Figgy Pie Bars are super delicious. You’re going to want to taste cause they’re Fig’alicious, pie pie! You probably remember that holiday song that...
Mediterranean Crostini

The following recipe and photography was provided courtesy of Julia of A Cedar Spoon. Pain Paillasse artisan bread works perfectly in this Mediterranean Apricot Crostini, offering it a rustic, slightly sweet bread with a caramelized crust. The hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and feta cheese create a delicious topping for this crostini that is finished with fresh parsley...
Steel Cut Oat Risotto Mushrooms Kale

The recipe and photography for this post was provided by Carolyn Hodges of The Dinner Shift. Oats aren’t just for breakfast! We’re swapping in steel cut oats for Arborio rice in this weeknight-friendly vegetarian main dish that will leave you wondering why you haven’t tried savory oats sooner. It’s everything you love about traditional risotto without...
Pizza Pot Pies

This recipe and photos were provided by Sally Roeckell of Table and Dish and were originally published at 365Barrington.com. In Chicago, the Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company serves up amazing pizza bowls stuffed deep with loads of cheese, sausage and any other pizza ingredients you love. Sadly, I live out in the suburbs and can’t often get into...