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Recipes without fluff but with plenty of cheese.

Thanksgiving and Leftover Recipes

Overhead view of Thanksgiving cheese plate with cheddar cheese, goat cheese, rosemary, crackers, honey, almonds, dried figs and fresh apples

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

A fall inspired Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board is great as an easy appetizer to the busiest cooking day of the year. A simple to assemble cheese board with easy to find ingredients is a great make ahead appetizer that also travels well.

Simple Christmas Charcuterie Board

Make an easy Christmas tree shaped charcuterie board for your Christmas celebrations This is the ultimate make ahead appetizer meat and cheese plate with easy to find ingredients; perfect for a small group or a crowd!

Air Fryer Turkey, Goat Cheese and Pesto Sandwich

Air Fryer Turkey, Goat Cheese and Pesto Sandwich is a quick and easy toasted sandwich recipe. Done in less than 10 minutes with less than 10 ingredients, this is a unique deli turkey or leftover turkey sandwich.

Three Cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Use three cheeses for a grilled cheese to get a flavorful but melty sandwich you’ve been dreaming of without sacrificing quality. To make grilled cheese even better, after the sandwich is toasted on each side, cut it down the middle and sear the inside before eating. The ultimate quick and easy comfort meal.

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese makes the best cheesy classic comfort food almost foolproof! This method makes the bread toasty and melts the cheese perfectly. An easy air fryer sandwich recipe for a quick snack or meal.

Spicy Tomato Braised Cabbage with Chickpeas

Tomato and gochujang braised green cabbage is served with chickpeas and hearty bread, resulting in a spicy and warm comfort dish. A savory one pan cabbage recipe made easily in a cast iron skillet. Perfect as a filling main course or spicy side dish to a rich protein entree.

Maple Dijon Pork Tenderloin

Pan seared and oven roasted Maple Dijon Pork Tenderloin is a delicious fall pork recipe. A perfect fall flavored dinner for two that pairs with brussels sprouts, butternut squash or other fall produce.

Creamy Tomato Bisque

Creamy Tomato Bisque is the best comfort food for dinner in the fall or winter season This warming soup is made from scratch with canned tomatoes and can be served with fresh basil and grilled cheese sandwiches to dunk in it.

Leftover Homemade Chicken Stock

Make homemade chicken stock from leftover roasted chicken bones to save money and reduce food waste. Use this flavorful stock as an easy base for your next dish or store it in the freezer.

Spatchcock BBQ Glazed Chicken with Vegetables

An oven roasted Spatchcock BBQ Glazed Chicken with Vegetables is the best comfort meal. A quicker way to roast a whole chicken with onions, carrots and potatoes is a one pan, sheet tray dinner that makes the whole house smell amazing with less dishes to clean up!