15 Scrumptious Ways to Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers

15 Ways to Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers | 5DollarDinners.com

It's pretty much tradition to enjoy a break from the kitchen after Thanksgiving due to the large amount of leftovers that can be thrown at hungry family members.  But what do you do when you are sick of reheated turkey and stuffing?  You add a few new ingredients and spices and remake those boring leftovers into new delicious meals that keeps everyone happy while not wasting … [Read more...]

Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, Cranberries and Creamy Rosemary Mushroom Sauce

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Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, Cranberries and Creamy Rosemary Mushroom Sauce! That's it. That's one of my new favorite holiday side dishes flavored with Pacific Naturals Broth, mushrooms, and a host of other delicious ingredients. And it makes for delicious lunch leftovers...no need to reheat...a perfect cold rice salad! Wild Rice Stuffing with Pears, … [Read more...]

Short-Cut Butternut Squash and Borlotti Risotto

Short-Cut Butternut Squash and Borlotti Risotto | 5DollarDinners.com

I'm all about making life as easy as possible. Especially in the kitchen. This one-pot meal requires little attention from the chef unlike traditional risotto, but still tastes and looks so elegant. The borlotti beans are an Italian brown bean that can be replaced with pinto beans. It offers great color contrast. But I've made this with white beans, too, which is a better … [Read more...]

Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf ~ 31 Days of Freezer Cooking Recipes

Butternut Cranberry Rice Pilaf Recipe

All the flavors of fall in a dinner dish. That's this rice pilaf! When making this, I used 1/2 cup of wild rice because I have some in the pantry and I'm trying to use it up! You could use all brown rice or even all wild rice if you have some. Wild rice is expensive, which is why I try to use it sparingly and stretch it out! This pilaf has roasted butternut squash, … [Read more...]

Featured Pinterest Board: Tacos, Burritos, Enchiladas – All Things Mexican

Having lived in the Dominican Republic and Texas for years, I have a special appreciation and appetite for Mexican food.  It's one of my first picks when we go out to eat which isn't often, so I've learned to make my own. Take a look at some of my favorite Mexican recipes... TexMex Restaurant Style Rice Mushroom Fajita Enchiladas (vegetarian) Cast Iron Chicken … [Read more...]