Hash Brown Casserole

I don’t care what you call it Cracker Barrel Potatoes, Funeral Potatoes, Cheesy Potatoes, Party Potatoes; a Hash Brown Casserole hits the spot EVERY TIME. This dish was inspired after a work colleague, thanks Evan (but probably Brook๐Ÿ˜‰), brought a Hash Brown Casserole to FriendsGiving and since then I’ve been waiting patiently for an excuse…

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Saffron Rice

Have I mentioned how much we love Indian food โค. Since we’re having game day Vegetable Pakora, I decided Tandoori Chicken and Yellow Rice would pair nicely for our evening meal. This rice has bright flavors with the saffron and turmeric and is a perfect rice/side dish, you can serve with: Chili Don’t forget Jackie’s…

Sausage Stuffing

Without a doubt, stuffing is my favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal. My dad made AMAZING stuffing and as an adult, I’ve taken inspiration from the ingredients he used (i.e. sausage, celery, onion, poultry seasoning), but instead of dry stuffing in a bag, I toast (i.e. dry) fresh sourdough and cornbread. I also add a…

Vegetable Pakora

Pakoras are a favorite for my husband and I and since I have my garden fresh potatoes and cilantro, Vegetable Pakoras for the Patriots game day win! I made these for the first time last year after my potato harvest and completely outdid myself. I was surprised how easy pakora are to make, simply grate…

Creamy Mac & Cheese

Mac & Cheese is the ultimate comfort food with its creamy goodness. What’s not to love, right?…pasta, cream, cheese and absolute deliciousness ๐Ÿ˜‹ In my opinion, mac & cheese is the perfect accompaniment to chicken wings and pulled pork โค and Jackie’s Eats & Treats has you cover there! I also love that you can…

Olive Salad

I love Olive Salad โค, the reason being, it’s smeared on a Muffuletta Sandwich, which I adore. I posted this recipe previously when I published my Muffuletta Pinwheels and since I was craving a Muffuletta Sandwich and made a fresh batch, I decided I would bring you this recipe on it’s own. Two, football season…

Roasted Beets

Beets and goat cheese are a match made in heaven. Today I’m featuring this classic combo since beets are in season in New England and inspiration beckoned after visiting a local farm shop, Viel Farm โค. I’ve grown beets a few times and I’m rarely successful with the root vegetable. They’re usually under developed and…

July 4th Eats & Treats

Our nation’s birthday, which is a great holiday for yummy festivities with friends and family while enjoying the summer weather โ˜€๏ธ Today I’m featuring some of my favorite 4th of July cocktails and bites to help you prep for your celebration ๐Ÿ‘ Some of the picks in this post have already appeared on Jackie’s Eats…

Mexican Black Bean & Corn Salad

This is a light refreshing salad with AMAZING flavors ๐Ÿ˜‹ and so easy to make. Just defrost frozen corn, chop up some fresh veggies and cilantro; voilร  a salad that pairs wonderfully with tacos, grilled chicken or burgers. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups of grilled corn or frozen corn 1 can of black beans, washed and…

Herbed Rice Pilaf

I was looking for inspiration as I was planning for the week and I decided to head into my childhood cookbook to see what would catch my eye and my Nana’s Herbed Rice Pilaf immediately brought me back to her kitchen โค๏ธ. As I’ve mentioned before, I was my grandmother’s sous chef on a Sunday…

Antipasto Tortellini Pasta Salad

I was looking for ham leftover inspirations and came across antipasto pasta salad and was immediately intrigued by the thought of pasta and pickled italian goodness (i.e. olives and pepperoncini peppers). Of course, I always throw my own spin on the recipes I see and tonight I’m sharing that spin! I hope you enjoy and…

Pineapple Ham Fried Rice

What do you do if you have leftover Pineapple Honey Glazed Ham and pineapple, you make Pineapple Ham Fried Rice, of course ๐Ÿ‘. I love ham leftovers because you’re able to make lots of yummy dishes and this dish is no exception, enjoy. This recipe can be prepared in 30 minutes and it serves 4…

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes with Bacon

I’ll apologize for not posting this recipe for your Easter celebration, but I wanted some photos of the cheesy goodness for my post. I love scalloped potatoes and on this Easter, that was the side dish for our Pineapple Honey Glazed Ham. However, this isn’t your typical scalloped potatoes, it has layers of creamy cheesy…