Thanksgiving

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Great Uses For Thanksgiving Leftovers

5 comments November 27, 2013

If you’re lucky, you’ll have some Thanksgiving leftovers on Friday. And maybe you’ll just reheat them in their original form. Totally cool. But maybe…maaaaybe, you’ll want to turn them into […]

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Fig Balsamic Olives

15 comments November 25, 2013

So, I might have confessed last week on Facebook that I ate an entire can of olives. The truth is…I ate 2 cans of olives. In my defense, they were […]

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Cranberry Cinnamon Cake

14 comments November 22, 2013

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child Love that. “The amount of cinnamon called for in a recipe, should be doubled.” – Amy (^^^ that’s me.) […]

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Panko-Crusted Creamy Carrot Casserole

4 comments November 20, 2013

I’ve made this a few times now…and then immediately feel like I should stop eating for a week. Or run 8 miles to burn off the calories. But it’s worth […]

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Creamy Pumpkin Pecan Strudel Cups

7 comments November 13, 2013

Are you tired of pumpkin? No, right? Please say no. I just love it. My pantry is a testament to that. I stock up on the canned pureed so I […]

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Onion, Grapes, and Thyme

22 comments November 11, 2013

Some foods just wow you – bowl you over like a bunch of pins. BAM! Whoa, what just happened? Like, you’re so busy tasting it, you forget there are three […]

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Onion Bagel and Bacon Stuffing (for Thanksgivukkah)

29 comments November 4, 2013

Disclaimer #1: I know there are a few different ways to spell Hanukkah. <<< I spell it that way. Disclaimer #2: I know a lot of Jewish families would never consider […]

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Cran-Turkey Enchiladas

20 comments November 19, 2012

Forget about all those awesome kitchen items I’ve given you. Forget about every time I babysat your kids. Forget about all the times I told you you’re pretty. Forget about […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole Bites

11 comments November 16, 2012

How can anyone not like yams or sweet potatoes? (And in case you’re wondering what the difference is, you can head over to Wikipedia to read all about how they’re […]

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Mini Corn Cake Muffins

7 comments November 14, 2012

Corn bread is like a house divided. Half the nation declares it shouldn’t be anything other than savory, while the other half desperately wants it to taste like birthday cake. 

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Spicy Lemon Date Spread

5 comments November 12, 2012

Seems like most people know how to cook their Thanksgiving turkey; what brine to use, how to stuff it, etc. And they are usually pretty committed to certain sides – […]

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Classic Popovers

18 comments November 8, 2012

My whole life I thought Popovers were a Jewish thing – none of my friends’ parents ever made them, and they always seemed to be synonymous with New York city […]

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Chocolate Acorns

18 comments November 6, 2012

Is it really November? How did that happen? So, I’m in full swing Thanksgiving planning now, hosting 16 this year! *deep breaths* I thought I would kick things off with […]

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Molasses

21 comments December 13, 2011

This is part II of my recent molasses discovery. I actually made these over a month ago and feared you were all being inundated with Brussels recipes, so I decided […]

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White Chocolate Pecan Pie

23 comments November 29, 2011

The Macy’s Culinary Council is made up of 13 all-star chefs. They are the organization who host the cooking events I have been fortunate enough to attend. So what did […]

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini

30 comments November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving! I know you’re all anticipating the big feast in a few hours and not really thinking about the day after. But chances are you will have left over […]

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Pumpkin Pie Kahlua Smoothie

15 comments November 22, 2011

Told you my stack of pumpkin recipes to try was getting smaller. One more down! And honestly, I think I might ditch the others in my pile. I’m a little […]

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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

11 comments November 17, 2011

Things that suck about Paul traveling: 1. If anything goes wrong electronically, I’m screwed. 2. There’s nobody here to kill spiders for me. 3. I have to bring the trash […]

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Apple Salad with Candied Walnuts, Blue Cheese, and Pomegranate Vinaigrette

16 comments November 15, 2011

For all of you eye-rollers who grew tired of me writing about my non-fussy, advanced-eating, miniature-foodie daughter, here is your ultimate revenge. Me bitching about her vegetable-hating, picky-eating, candy-obsessed little […]