French-Onion Soup

Our first post to What the Forks for Dinner was five years ago today!! Hard to believe that it’s been that long. French-Onion Soup was our first in what has become almost five hundred posts.

French Onion Soup

We have learned more than I can even begin to say and our pictures well….. let’s just say when I looked back at this recipe and saw the pictures, I cringed. Having said that I am more than proud of how far we have come.

Still, a long way to go, but here is our first ever post with updated pictures. I linked to the old post below so take a look back with us….

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Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs

Appetizers are a must have for the Holiday season or anytime you have a gathering. Meatballs are easy to make, can be made ahead, and hold beautifully. All of that is true for Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs. Juicy little meatballs covered in a thick apple cider glaze that is sure to be a hit.

Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs

Even though Christmas is fast approaching, I still have a few Thanksgiving carryovers. Apple cider is not something I drink…just not a fan, but I had a recipe that called for it. Let me share this with you, at least in my neck of the woods you cannot buy just a small container of apple cider. The smallest amount I could find was a half gallon. What was I going to do with all the leftovers? Continue reading “Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs”

Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake

When I first began my journey in the cooking world, I bought a Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. It is one of my prized possessions. Inside was a recipe that I thought was pure magic. Hot Fudge Pudding Cake which was my inspiration for Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake.

Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake

To this day I still love and use my orange covered 1973 version of the Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. The binding is cracked, the front and back covers are about to fall off, but when I am looking for a time-tested recipe, its the first place I look. Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Pudding Cake”