• What I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving Dinner

    Thanksgiving is definitely my favorite holiday! I love spending time in the kitchen with my family because I got pretty lucky with a family of stellar homecooks. Although hectic, being in the kitchen with them has inspired me and allowed me to learn so much over the years. My family likes to stray from traditional when it comes to our Thanksgiving dinner. We always search for new takes on the classics that we know and love to keep dinner exciting. My family started to use Google Documents last year to organize our menu & recipes and it’s made everything so much easier. You can find my FREE Google Docs template here. We just…

  • Fast and Cheap Parmesan Truffle Fries

    When I first tried truffle fries almost 8 years ago I was in love! They had such a rich flavor and aroma that I would order them everywhere. Like most fads though I grew tired of them and their hefty price tag. Recently though I tasted a white truffle oil at the farmer’s market and felt inspired so I purchased the bottle and got to cooking (no really, I made these that same day). These came out great and affordable! A bottle of truffle oil will set you back $15-20, I know what you’re thinking “Jackie, that’s a lot of money for a specialty oil” but hear me out, this stuff is strong,…