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Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad | gimmesomeoven.com #vegan #glutenfree

Brussels Sprouts, Cranberry and Quinoa Salad

Do you ever wonder what food trends will look like a generation from now? Every now and then when I’m walking through the grocery store, my mind starts to wonder — what produce will be the hot new trend in 20 years?  What methods of cooking will be most popular?...

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com #slowcooker #crockpot

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Sometimes I wonder if I love my slow cooker a little too much. Well, actually I have three of them, since I seem to have developed a love of slow cooker entertaining with all three going at once.  And I love all of them equally very very much, just...

Slow Cooker Apple Cider -- made easy from scratch! | gimmesomeoven.com #crockpot #slowcooker

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Sometimes I wonder if I get a little too excited about recipes I love on the blog. Reason tells me that I should tamp down my enthusiasm, that I can become the “girl who cried delicious” if I sing the praises of too many recipes, and that people will start...

Easy Pineapple Foster -- Fresh pineapple soaked in rum+cinnamon+brown sugar, grilled, and topped with ice cream.  Amazing. | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert

Easy Rum-Soaked Grilled Pineapple

Today I’m bringing back another golden oldie from the Gimme Some Oven archives that is one of my absolute favorite dessert recipes to make in the summer.  I had initially entitled it “Flameless Pineapple Foster” when I first posted the recipe back in 2010.  But after receiving many puzzled...

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole | gimmesomeoven.com

Easy Cheesy Breakfast Casserole

My mom and I were talking the other day about how different life would be if we lived a little closer to one another. Right now, we live about 3 hours apart — close enough to definitely be able to drive and visit fairly often, but just far enough away...

Cranberry Pistachio Baked Brie Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Cranberry Pistachio Baked Brie

Oh man.  It is November 19, and I have already received six invites for Christmas parties this year.  Six!! Granted, I understand why so many friends want to plan in advance during a busy season.  But you have to understand — I’m the girl who is adamantly opposed to even thinking about...

Cranberry Margaritas Recipe | gimmesomeoven.com

Cranberry Margaritas

Ok, I think it’s time for a toast. First of all, TGIF!  I don’t know about you all, but my week has been bonkers busy with work, and I have been counting down to the weekend.  Looking forward to some much-needed hang out time with friends, officially starting the...

Caprese Phyllo Cups | gimmesomeoven.com

Caprese Phyllo Cups

At my most recent book club, my friend Kerry served a delicious tomato basil bruschetta.  And I have been craving all things caprese ever since.  So this weekend, I gathered some fresh ingredients from the market and decided to create a new appetizer — Caprese Phyllo Cups! These simple...

Cranberry Bliss Cookies | gimmesomeoven.com

Cranberry Bliss Cookies

‘Tis the season for cool mornings, warm coffee, and one of my other winter favorites — Cranberry Bliss season at Starbucks! If any of you have ever tried their heavenly cranberry bliss bars laced with white chocolate and cranberries, you know the reason why these treats fly off the...

Maple Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary Cherry Sauce {gimmesomeoven.com}

Maple Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin w/ Rosemary Cherry Sauce

Today’s posts are both celebrating a trip I had the privilege of making to Des Moines a few weeks ago for the Farmers Feed US 2012 Iowa CornQuest!  Sponsored by the Iowa Corn Growers Association, the trip was a total blast.  Loved getting to hang out with some absolutely...

cranberry pear relish

Cranberry Pear Relish

Somehow my small group’s Thanksgiving feast happened to fall on a crazy-busy workday this year, leaving me pretty much zero time for any prep on my dinner contribution. But not to fear! Dum dah dum… Behold, my 3-minute cranberry-pear relish to the rescue! I’m not kidding.  It took me...

Gingerbread Scrabble

Gingerbread Scrabble

I happen to have quite the fondness for Scrabble.  Love playing it with friends and family, love collecting extra Scrabble tiles to turn into cute necklaces (so fun – Google those if you have never seen Scrabble necklaces!), and this year — had a blast turning my favorite gingerbread...