It is Thanksgiving Week, Day 4! Time for some potatoes, because what is Thanksgiving without at least two types of potatoes. I love traditional mashed potatoes (smothered in gravy of course) but since that recipe is fairly basic, I decided to make sweet potatoes. There are so many ways to prepare sweet potatoes, but I went for a candied sweet potato casserole topped with glazed pecans! You could top this one with marshmallows instead if you are so inclined, but TheBetterHalf is not a marshmallow fan. He actually said “It’s Thanksgiving, not summer camp.” So that’s that. Continue reading
Today I have another no-knead recipe for you. No-knead has really become my favorite way to make bread. It is just so easy, and more importantly, it consistently turns out great.
The one tricky part about making no-knead bread is the timing. Once the dough is made, you have to bake the bread 12-18 hours later – even if life gets in the way. In fact the other day I said no to plans after work because I had to go home and bake this bread! It is slightly pathetic to let my baking interfere with my social life, but what can I say, I’m committed to making great recipes for this blog! And I really wanted to eat this bread all weekend 🙂 Plus look at that gorgeous orange dough – I couldn’t let it go to waste!