Parmesan & Thyme Mashed Potatoes

T-minus two weeks until Turkey Day, so I’m continuing to post all the Thanksgiving carbs and deliciousness! Everyone, and I mean everyone, can agree potatoes are a must at Thanksgiving. Topping them with gravy and eating them right alongside my turkey is my second favorite Thanksgiving pastime. I say second because my number one favorite […]

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Kale & Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

If you’re a frequent visitor of Marina Makes, you’ll know I’m a huge fan of kale and my obsession started even before the leafy green grew in popularity. You’ll also know I’m a sucker for the kale and goat cheese combo (see my recipe for kale and goat cheese scrambled eggs here). My taste buds […]

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Buttermilk Cornbread Muffins

Who’s ready for Thanksgiving food?? This girl is!! Bring on the tryptophan.┬áIn the coming weeks, I’ll be posting a bunch of recipes perfect for bringing to a gathering, or for serving at your own. When I was younger, I thought Thanksgiving food was pretty standard, but after making recipes over the years, I’ve realized the […]

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Puff Pastry Turkeys

Ever since Halloween ended, Peyton has been asking us at least five times a day if we can put up our Christmas tree. Each time, we try to explain we don’t put up our Christmas decorations until the week of Thanksgiving, which prompts her to ask if Thanksgiving is tomorrow. We just love her little […]

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Then You Were My Baby, Now You Are My Child

The moment I found out I was pregnant with Peyton, I knew she was going to be extremely special to us. She was unexpected and we were kind of terrified thinking we’d be parents only a year and a half into our marriage, but amidst all of our anxiety and fear of the unknown, how […]

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