Sweet Potato Pie

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As much as I love the flavor of pumpkin in my coffee, cookies, empanadas, granola, crepes,…the list is endless until I pump the breaks to a skidded stop once we get to pumpkin pie. I’m sorry, if you’ve been reading Eliza Domestica for a while, you’ll know that pumpkin pie and I just don’t jive [...]

Cranberry Gin Fizzy

cranberry gin fizzy

  We’ve been happily testing out holiday cocktails for upcoming parties here at Eliza Domestica headquarters. It’s usually a thing we do on Friday’s, once the week is over, the boys are in bed, and we have the weekend to look forward to. The cocktail making experiments don’t always turn out winners, but when they [...]

Orange Scented Candied Cranberries

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  What is going on here? Thanksgiving is one week away (OMG what?!). I have some major holiday prepping to do before we have family come in from out of town Monday and before we host a 15 plus person Thanksgiving feast. The countdown begins and I need to go into turbo mode and get [...]

Hostess Gift – Pumpkin Flower Arrangement


If you’re heading off to spend Thanksgiving at a friends’ or family member’s house, it’s always a good idea to bring a hostess gift. It could be as simple as a bottle of wine, or something you’ve made, like this DIY flower arrangement. You can make this in a hollowed out pumpkin or squash, or [...]

Mini Gingersnap Pumpkin Ice Cream Sandwiches

Gingersnap pumpkin ice cream sandwiches

  The past few months I’ve been making a concerted effort to use up stuff in our kitchen before buying more. Not only have we saved money, but it’s also been fun making us think outside the box for using up leftovers and making new dishes with them (Insert these yummy ice cream cookie sandwiches). [...]

“Little Mamma’s” Cornbread Stuffing


I’ve been working on a couple of projects with my college BFF, Joy, for a couple of months now. One of them is collaborating on some posts for Eliza Domestica and Mash Your Heart Out. I asked Joy if she would like to guest post a favorite family recipe for Thanksgiving and she dropped this [...]