Blog posts of '2018' 'November'

Gourmet Holiday Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Gourmet Holiday Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry sauce shouldn't wiggle! Our favorite gourmet cranberry sauce combines the delicious tartness of cranberries, the touch of sweetness that apples bring, a light savory addition with celery and pops of crunchy pecans. 

Once you've tried this cranberry sauce, you'll never go back to the store bought jiggly and wiggly version


  • 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 apple, peeled cored and diced into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons Do You Bake? Vanilla Sugar Sweet Spice Blend
  • 3 tablespoons Orange Juice
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped and diced finely
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon butter


#1 : Add your apples and celery along with your butter into a large saucepan on medium heat.  Sautee your apples and celery for 2 minutes on medium heat.

#2 : Add your cranberries, vanilla sugar and orange juice to the pan.  Bring your saucepan to a boil, stirring often. 

#3 : Reduce pan to a simmer, stirring occassionally while your sauce thickens. Cook for 10 - 20 minutes on simmer and remove from heat to cool completely to room temperature

#4 : Transfer your sauce to your serving dish, top with pecan pieces and refrigerate

Serve alongside your holiday meal.  Delicious with Turkey, Chicken, Pork!

Crispy Fall Root Veggie Fries Recipe
Crispy Fall Root Veggie Fries Recipe

Who doesn't love a pile of fries with a dollup of ketchup for dipping? We know we do!  Get your fry fix but with THIS healthier version using in season fall produce.  Parsnips, Beets and Carrots all make perfect crunchy french fry healthier you alternatives when you are trying to cut out the extra carbs.

Oh and don't forget, these pack a healthy-you dose of vitamin and mineral goodness.

Our BAKED, no fail crispy veggie root fry recipe is as follows :


  1. 2 1/2 pounds parsnips, carrots and beets. Peeled and cut into 3 x 1/2" strips
  2. 1/4 cup olive oil
  3. 1 teaspoon Do You Bake? Season All
  4. 2 teaspoons Do You Bake? For the LOVE of Garlic Seasoning Blend


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. 

Mix your root vegetable fries with your Do You Bake? Seasonings and olive oil. Toss generously to coat

Spread your fries out onto a single layer on your lightly greased baking sheet. 

Roast for 10 minutes; turn your fries over and roast until they are brown and crispy. 

Remove from oven, plate and don't forget your yummy french fry dippables


CRISPY FRENCH FRY TIP : If you like super crispy fries, combine your Do You Bake? Seasoning blends with 2 tablespoons Arrowroot starch before coating your fries. The Arrowroot starch helps add extra crisp and crunch!

5 Minute Side Dishes : Cheesy Bacon Green Bean Bake
5 Minute Side Dishes : Cheesy Bacon Green Bean Bake
Delicious Sides for your holiday feast don't have to take forever
➡️Trim and add green beans to an oven safe dish.
➡️Top with a small dab of butter
➡️Chop uncooked bacon into small pieces
➡️and sprinkle 1 - 2 teaspoons of our Do You Bake? Cheesy Chive n' Bacon Seasoning Blend on Top
➡️Cook in a preheated 350 degree oven for 20 - 25 minutes until your green beans have cooked but are still slightly crunchy.
➡️Remove from oven, mix your green beans with your tongs and serve!
Great Low Carb & KETO Side dish perfect for the holidays 😘
Everything goes better with bacon, right? =)
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Host A Party In November : Best of Italy Gift Basket
Host A Party In November : Best of Italy Gift Basket