I love a good stuffing that’s filled with lots of earthy flavor goodies, don’t you? This is an easy recipe to accompany your Thanksgiving turkey, or chicken, or pork roast, that’s delectable for any time of the year. Sometimes I just make stuffing for dinner when I’m craving it! [Read more…]
Through the years I’ve tried many ways to cook a turkey, and one of my favorite ways to is the Julia and Jacques’s recipe for a deconstructed turkey. What I love about this method of cooking, is that both the white [Read more…]
This is one of my favorite ways to make cranberry relish that’s perfect for Thanksgiving. It’s so fresh and vibrant… and so colorful and gorgeous, that I love to place it in mason jars and give it as gifts during the holiday season.
There’s no cooking involved, and all the fruit is raw. I love that I can easily whip [Read more…]
Sometimes, the Thanksgiving turkey doesn’t have to be a whole bird. Especially if your gathering is only few people, and you may not want to have several weeks of turkey leftovers, so there’s no need to roast a large 15 pound gobbler. You could roast just a couple turkey [Read more…]
I think pears are the perfect choice for a holiday dessert. Bartlett, Anjou or Bosc, they all will work well for a scrumptious pear tart. But no, wait a minute, this recipe uses canned pears. Canned pears!!! Okay, I was hesitant to use canned fruit for this tart, but if you find a brand that contains [Read more…]
I’ve been making this relish-like dish since this recipe was published in Bon Appétit in 1994… a very long time! That’s because it’s one of my favorite side dishes to serve at Thanksgiving alongside our roast turkey. It also goes very well with roast duck, goose (or any kind [Read more…]
Cooler weather has arrived, so classic gingerbread is one of my favorite desserts to have this time of year. With lots of molasses and spices, this dark cake is moist and just plain dreamy on it’s own. But lets not [Read more…]
If you’re thinking about serving up a cocktail over Thanksgiving, why not make up a batch of pumpkin pie martinis? With fall harvest and all the autumn feel this time of year, this cocktail is loaded with pumpkin taste and hint of [Read more…]
Are you crazy about pumpkin goodies, but are sad to see the season ending? I sure am! So, I made these delectable pumpkin scones over the holiday weekend for my house guests. They were such a big hit, that I wanted to share the recipe with you.
These pumpkin scones remind me of the ones I used to find at Starbucks, but they are are very tender and moist. I love that because I’m not a big fan of those very dry crumbly scones. Then, to make them a little more special, I brush the tops with a tasty spiced glaze [Read more…]
Our beautiful Thanksgiving Day table. Can’t wait to enjoy our amazing dinner. [Read more…]