Irish Coffee Eggnog

Irish Coffee Eggnog Recipe - Andrea Meyers

The weekend before Thanksgiving, I had an opportunity to visit The Enchanted Forest, a fundraiser for The Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV) to do some social media outreach for them. The event is their primary fundraiser for the year, and proceeds go to community programs that they support, including back-to-school health fairs and backpacks,… 

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Eggnog Cheesecake with Dark Rum and Biscoff Cookie Crust

Eggnog Cheesecake Recipe with Dark Rum and Biscoff Cookie Crust - Andrea Meyers

We turned on the Pandora Christmas station last week and began putting up Christmas decorations over the weekend. Yes, it’s time for some festive food and holiday parties, and time to bring on the eggnog in all forms, liquid or dessert. My family always has eggnog during the holidays, and I love to drink it… 

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Cranberry, Apple, and Quinoa Stuffing

Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe with Cranberry, Apple, and Quinoa Stuffing - Andrea Meyers

Roasted acorn squash is one of my favorite vegetarian or vegan meals because the squash is such a great palette for stuffing with all sorts of grains and vegetables, and this recipe is one of my favorites. The squash roasts while you make the quinoa stuffing on the stove, then finishes all together with a… 

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Four-Day Plan for Thanksgiving Dinner, aka How to Keep the Crazy to a Minimum

Four-Day Plan for Thanksgiving Dinner, aka How to Keep the Crazy to a Minimum - Andrea Meyers

Thanksgiving is about week away, and you have 20 people coming on the big day. Well, even if you aren’t having 20 people over for dinner, having a plan for the day makes everything go much more smoothly, barring unforeseen disasters like dropping the turkey or burning the pie. Not that I’ve ever done anything… 

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Waldorf Brussels Sprout Salad

Waldorf Brussels Sprout Salad Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I’ve been trying to get my guys interested in Brussels sprouts for several years, and I’ve prepared them many different ways, but this is the first recipe that finally got Michael on board with sprouts. It’s a Cooking Light riff on the traditional Waldorf salad with shredded Brussels sprouts, celery, apples, and nuts. The boys dove… 

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cheesecake with Reese’s Minis

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe with Reese's Minis - Andrea Meyers

Last week I was going through our family photos as I prepared for Hockey Guy’s birthday celebration. There he was, cute and cuddly in baby blankets and footed sleepers, his adorable eyes and cheeks drawing me back in again. Those early days feel like yesterday and yet far away. Suddenly he is almost as tall… 

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