About Jessica Fisher

I believe you can get great meals on the table -- and still keep that pretty smile on your face.

Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes

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Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes for the freezer is a great recipe to save time, money, and kitchen clean-up. Stir up a few batches for comfort food in the bank! Mashed potatoes are one of life’s ultimate comfort foods. There’s nothing like creamy, smooth mashed potatoes alongside a roast chicken and vegetable dinner. Although, truth be told, […]

Really Homemade Green Bean Casserole

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Can the canned cream soups. Make a homemade green bean casserole from scratch! It’s tastier; it’s healthier; it’s so much better than the fake food version. In years past, I’ve always been stunned to look into my holiday grocery shopping cart. While I try to feed my kids mostly real food the rest of the […]

Cinnamon Roll Turkeys

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Turkey is tradition for Thanksgiving Dinner, but have you ever considered having it for breakfast? These Cinnamon Roll Turkeys will wow your kids! Many moons ago, I was a postpartum mess at Thanksgiving. My father-in-law, bless his heart, brought home packages of cinnamon rolls for me to bake for breakfast. He meant well. But, with […]

Planning for Thanksgiving

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You don’t need to freak out or go broke when planning for Thanksgiving. Keep your priorities and these planning tips in mind so you can host a great feast. Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie Thanksgiving is one of the few days when folks across the US take a break en masse to spend time with friends and […]

Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie

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Gramma John’s Blue Ribbon Apple Pie is one of the simplest desserts that packs the biggest punch in flavor and texture. Make one today! Pie is probably one of my very favorite desserts. I have wonderful memories of watching my Gramma John or my mom magically transform fruit, flour, sugar, and butter into something amazing. […]

How to Make Soup from Leftovers

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Don’t worry about having the same thing twice this week. Did you know that you can make delicious soup from leftovers? It’s so gratifying to make soup from food you already have! Soup is a wonderfully frugal, potentially delicious meal to serve your family. It’s comforting. It’s easy on the budget. And there are so […]

Caramel Apples Made Easy: Apple Crowns

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Apple Crowns are a fun and healthier alternative to traditional caramel apples. Make them this fall for a fun dessert for the whole family. Do you have a food — or foods! — that take you back in time? A favorite recipe that makes you all gushy and sentimental, warm and comforted? Those recipes are like […]

Celebrate Simply

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Would you like to celebrate the season more simply this year? Take this intensive 2-week workshop to help you streamline your celebrations to suit your season of life. Years ago when we had one child and a really tight budget, I decided that I was going to make all our Christmas gifts, all our Christmas […]