Gravy and Cranberry Sauce: Back to Basics

I have been asked by multiple readers if I could show them how to make turkey gravy… without a packet. The concept seems so easy to me that I never thought to post it! Since it’s easy peasy, I decided to add another ultra simple Thanksgiving staple, cranberry sauce! Or, as my youngest son refers…

New York Cheesecake with Cranberry Cordial Sauce

This was my very first cheesecake. I was nervous about it beacause I wanted it to be perfect. If it had fallen or cracked, I would not have been happy! I am pleased to report that it did not fall or crack. It was smooth and golden on top and firm and creamy throughout! The…