Pepper Nuts/ Pfeffernüsse

Baker Bettie Holidays, Sweets 14 Comments

I am co-hosting a holiday party next weekend.  Well really, it is a birthday party for my best friend who is coming home to Kansas from Rhode Island.  But it’s the holiday season so it seems fitting to make it holiday themed. I LOVE to entertain.  And I am always trying to find ways to make entertaining stress free.  My solution: come up with a menu of simple appetizers where most components can easily be made before the day of the party.  That way you can focus on hosting, having a good time, and leave the stress behind. I decided …

Turkey and Noodles w/Garlic & Herb Mashed Potatoes

Baker Bettie Holidays, Savory, Soups & Stews 3 Comments

Turkey and noodles over mashed potatoes is the perfect day after Thanksgiving meal. Save the turkey bones and boil it to make the hearty thick soup. Serve over leftover mashed potatoes and you have a “stick to your ribs” meal. Happy day after Thanksgiving! Notice I didn’t say “Happy Black Friday?” That’s because I refuse to participate in Black Friday.  BUT today is the perfect day to do a cupboard clean-out recipe.  We have tons of leftover mashed potatoes, unused herbs, etc.. A tradition my family had when I was younger on the day after Thanksgiving was to have Turkey …