Pumpkin Spice Bread

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Last Friday my husband’s work had a Thanksgiving potluck. This had me scrambling to come up with something to make on Thursday which would be suitable for a Thanksgiving-based meal, easy to make, able to withstand his bus commute, and delicious – because I do have quite a reputation to uphold with his coworkers.

This bread fits every criterion.  Delicious, easy, Thanksgiving-y, and extremely portable if you are looking for something to bring to your Thanksgiving feast.

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Biscuits and Gravy

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My mom makes the best biscuits.  I know everyone who lives south of the Mason Dixon line (or even near it) probably says that of their mother but I know it is true of mine.

Luckily my mom’s recipe can be found easily in the old New Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook and I wrote about it here.

My husband every now and again gets a craving for biscuits and gravy and with a delicious biscuit recipe under my belt how could I say no?

A few years ago he bought me the Southerner’s Handbook and along with other hilarious and delicious things was this amazing gravy recipe.

It would be perfect for a big breakfast at any upcoming family get-togethers you may be planning.

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Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Or as I like to call this recipe, “individual sweet potato casserole.”  No, this will never replace my mom’s amazing sweet potato casserole  at the big family Thanksgiving meal but it is a great (and tasty) way to make an individual sweet potato casserole when it is just two of you and you really don’t want a big dish.

Plus they are super cute and very easy to make!

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