Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cranberry and Pomegranate Cobbler

If you ask us, the poor cranberry gets short shrift on Thanksgiving. Sure cranberry sauce is an important part of the meal, but how much real estate does it really take up on your plate? Here’s a way to give … Continue reading

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Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie belongs on any Thanksgiving table. This is one of our favorites, blending two staples in our house Bourbon and maple syrup. Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Pie 1 pie crust 1 15-ounce can of pumpkin puree 2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Leftover Magic

Let’s face it, we’re going to have a lot of turkey really soon. Thankfully, there are endless ways to use leftover turkey. Here are a few ideas ideas that will work well with smoked or regular turkey: Smoked Turkey Tostadas … Continue reading

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Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce

The wine really makes this cranberry sauce a rich, deep color and oh so tasty. Mulled Wine Cranberry Sauce 2 cups red wine zest one orange 2 cinnamon sticks 1/2 nutmeg pod 8-10 white or green peppercorns 2-3 cloves 12 … Continue reading

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Cranberry Gelee

This is a great twist on a classic and a fun way to present cranberry sauce. Our batch filled six cocktail glasses, about a half-cup each, so plan accordingly depending on how many people you’re entertaining. Cranberry Gelee 9 ounces … Continue reading

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Mulled Cider

This can be double, tripled or multiplied by a million, but you’d need a really big pot. Mulled Cider 4 cups apple cider 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp sorghum or 1/2 tbsp molasses 1 cinnamon stick 3 star anise … Continue reading

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Cornbread Stuffing Challenge

My parents always make stuffing and dressing with cornbread and biscuits. I’ve always been adamant that we have cornbread stuffing, not the white bread stuff on Thanksgiving. Down here a lot of people use cornbread only so we adapted our … Continue reading

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Do the mashed potato, now do that twist!

There are so many ways to make mashed potatoes. But a little butter, milk, salt and pepper still go a long way. (Although, we almost always throw in roasted garlic too.) Here’s our recipe for classic mashed potatoes and some … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey

This year we thought smoking a turkey was the way to go. The results were very good with really juicy tender meat, but there was the sacrifice of stuffing. It also takes a long time to prep and cook and … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Thanksgiving Feast

There’s no better holiday than Thanksgiving. And really few meals can compete. So this Sunday Supper we’re featuring a great Thanksgiving lineup. We’ll be posting a number of new recipes in the coming weeks too and plenty more tasty pies. … Continue reading

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