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Oyster Dressing

Here is an east coast twist on the southern staple. Sausage and Oyster Cornbread Dressing 1 batch cornbread crumbled 1 loaf sourdough french bread cut into small cubes 14-18 large oysters 2 Italian sausage casing removed 1 large onion diced … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cheesecake #2

Here is a steamed version for those of you who like making things more involved. Pumpkin Cheesecake #2 For crust 1 1/2 cups ground ginger snaps 1/4 cup sugar 5 tbsp melted butter For filling 24 oz cream cheese room … Continue reading

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Apple Mules

Here’s a great seasonal cocktail in case you need a little extra fortification for Thanksgiving dinner. We haven’t tried this in big batches, but if you’re expecting a crowd go ahead and upsize. Or just sneak off to the kitchen … Continue reading

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Pumpkin “Carbonara”

This pasta sauce is really creamy and thick and although it has no eggs it does taste like carbonara. Pumpkin Carbonara 2 1/2 lbs fresh pumpkin diced into 1/2″ cubes 1/2 cup red onion diced fine 3 tbsp garlic minced … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Use smaller acorn squash to turn this into a first course. The amount of feta is a suggestion, more is always allowed. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash 1 1/2 lbs acorn squash sliced in half seeds and pulp scooped out 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Farro Risotto

There are a number of smaller pumpkin varieties in the pacific northwest, the type pictured is roughly 3-5 lbs and about the size of a cannon ball. Any type of pumpkin will work for this, just harvest enough flesh for … Continue reading

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Rice Stuffing

Here is a stuffing alternative to bread. Other meats can be browned and added if desired. This will stuff a chicken, double the recipe for a turkey. Rice Stuffing 1 cup brown rice 2 cups chicken stock 1 red onion … Continue reading

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