I love whole berry cranberry sauce and adding apple takes it up a notch. Always best prepped the day before so the flavors can meld. Yummy. It couldn’t be simpler and fun to make (mostly because the cranberries pop as they cook). Here’s a basic recipe to get you started: Cranberry Sauce 1/4 cup orange … Continue reading Thanksgiving Files: Cranberry-Apple Sauce
Is this thing on? I know it’s been forever – the house, work and puppies have taken most of my time. Cooking lately is mostly just for sustanance, nothing terribly creative. But Thanksgiving is almost here! Time to get cookin’. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, next to 4th of July. Food, family, friends…and leftovers. I’m … Continue reading Friday Recipe Exchange: Thanksgiving Files
We are ice and snowed in. Happily tomorrow is the day I spend with friends for Thanksgiving. Today we’ll just hang out and watch movies and stay warm. Hope your holiday is filled with fun, family, and good food. – TaMara . .
Sometimes the scariest part of the Thanksgiving Dinner is the worry that the turkey will not turn out properly – undercooked, overcooked, dry, flavorless – and ruin the whole meal. I’ve cooked in bags, roasted, braised, fried, deboned – about everything but brine. I’m not a fan of brining. And still every year I worry. … Continue reading Thanksgiving Files: Spatchcock Turkey
Wanted to take a moment and makes sure you could find any of our Thanksgiving recipes easily. This link to the Thanksgiving Files should get you there, but you can also search on a specific ingredient or dish to find a recipe. The box is at the bottom of this page and it will … Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipes
Cornbread Stuffing Photo by JeffreyW Bixby and I are hitting the road for the holiday, as long as the weather stays nice. I’m planning on arriving early so I can help with prep, because I like love to cook. Bixby is growing fast and you can see his latest photo here, along with a quick update. … Continue reading Friday Recipe Exchange: Preparing for Thanksgiving
I was looking through the archives trying to decide which recipes to repeat and this one caught my eye, mostly because I had totally forgotten this cooking method. So reposting as an idea for your holiday dinner. For all the Thanksgiving recipes, click on this link: Thanksgiving Files. I’m never going to turn away mashed … Continue reading Thanksgiving Files: Hearty Garlic Mashed Potatoes