Twice Baked Potatoes & Server | The Budding Table

Garlic Mashed Twice Baked Potatoes

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas will be here before we know it... is anyone else ready for a little between holiday detoxing? If so, then these lighter garlic mashed twice baked potatoes just might do the trick! Honestly, with the foodapaloza that is Thanksgiving in the rear view mirror, and the full-on splurgefest that is Christmas … More...

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Feeding Creativity | Thanksgiving Ideas

Oh friends, it has been a WEEK... and it's only Tuesday. Siiiiiggggggh. Thanksgiving recipe season has been one full of food fails for me. From a pumpkin cream pie flop (too soupy), to a cranberry sauce that simply refused to photograph well (winter = super bright or super dull light), my past few recipes just have not been cooperating. … More...

Spicy Pepperoni Skillet Lasagna | The Budding Table

Spicy Pepperoni Skillet Lasagna

Spicy. Pepperoni. Skillet. Lasagna. That's right, lasagna in ONE skillet friends. A glorious one skillet dinner that comes together in 20 minutes... can I hear a hallelujah? We're going short and sweet in recipe and writing this week peeps. The holiday season is practically upon us, and my pace of life is increasing rapidly by the week. Boy … More...

Apple Crisp Snack Mix | The Budding Table

Apple Crisp Snack Mix

Winter has officially come to Minne(snow)sota. Snow covered, windshield scraping, penguin shuffling, slow commuting, hibernation inducing winter. Along with typical seasonal hand wringing, I've been working on some new holiday recipes lately for our collective benefit, and this Apple Crisp Snack Mix is my first delicious success. Now, I love a … More...

Authentic Hospitality

Feeding Creativity | Authentic Hospitality

This post could have had a lot of titles: On Hospitality and Being Brave, Messy Hospitality, Honest Hospitality, True Hospitality... you get it, the list could go on. The point is, I've been thinking a lot about hospitality lately. There's something important to distinguish here though, I have not been dwelling on cute Etsy inspired holiday … More...

Nutella & Cream Cheese Swirl Roll | The Budding Table

Nutella & Cream Cheese Swirl Rolls

This past weekend was a busy one at the ole' budding table abode, and I must admit that I'm dragging a bit this week because of it, anyone else in the same (slightly tired) boat? If so, then I'm about to make things reeeeaaal simple up in here for us. See those gorgeous little Nutella and Cream Cheese Swirl Rolls? They only use 5 ingredients … More...