• Happy Thanksgiving 2014

    by Dorothy Reinhold on November 27, 2014


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    On this day, we can look back and be thankful; look ahead and be hopeful; embrace the present and enjoy.

    –Claire Messud, Bon Appetit, Nov. 2013

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    Dreamsicle Vanilla-Orange Cranberry Sauce (Secret Recipe Club)

    November 23, 2014
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    Scented with vanilla and orange, this Dreamsicle Cranberry Sauce is welcome with roast turkey or meats, grilled sausage and spread on a sandwich!

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    Persimmon Tart

    November 23, 2014
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    Crisp Fuyu persimmons glisten like jewels in this easy tart with a press-in crust. Great fall-winter dessert for Thanksgiving, Christmas or a special dinner.

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    Pear preserve of the Gods: Pear-Vanilla Bean-Nutmeg Butter

    November 22, 2014
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    Intensely pear-flavored with perfumed whiffs of vanilla and nutmeg, this is pear preserves of the Gods. Good on toast or with roast poultry or meats!

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    2-Ingredient Slow Cooker Rustic Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

    November 20, 2014
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    A garlic herb butter bath cooks the tiny potatoes in the slow cooker, and then mashes into them for a rustic, comforting side dish to accompany fish, fowl or meat.

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    Curried Tropical Tuna Spears

    November 18, 2014
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    Lively additions of candied ginger, curry, onion, currants and walnuts make this tuna endive appetizer one to remember!

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    Drying Persimmons the Traditional Way: Hoshigaki

    November 16, 2014
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    Drying persimmons the traditional way produces a shriveled fruit with a jammy interior, much like a date. It’s called Hoshigaki.

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    Easiest 1-Hour Turkey for a Small Family #OXOTurkeyDay #Giveaway

    November 14, 2014
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    Quickly roast a turkey for a small family Thanksgiving, for crispy skin and perfectly done meat.

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    Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Parmesan and Dates for #SundaySupper

    November 9, 2014
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    An easy fresh vegetable side dish that quickly coaxes the best out of Brussels sprouts, with a little bling from Parmesan and sweet dates.

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    Sautéed Ginger-Scallion Shrimp

    November 2, 2014
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    Tangy ginger combines with the gentle bite of scallions and subtle sweetness of sherry to balance the mild, nutty flavor of shrimp for harmonious taste and texture.

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    10 Great Costumes for Food Bloggers’ Kids!

    October 28, 2014
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    Food bloggers’ kids have it hard on Halloween when mom makes you dress up as some funny food. Here are 10 great creative costumes!

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    Elegant Purple Sweet Potato Skins with Brie and Sweet Walnuts (Secret Recipe Club)

    October 26, 2014
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    Elegant appetizer, side dish for poultry or roasted meat, or even a main dish. Sweet potato meets crunchy, tangy and sweet for a perfect mélange.

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    Smoked Trout Pate Spider Bites for Halloween #SundaySupper

    October 26, 2014
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    An easy but elegant smoked fish pate, topped with spiders…uh…olives. Definitely creepy but delicious. Pair with Spider Blood – aka Gallo Family Merlot or Red Moscato.

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    8 Creepy, Gross, Great Halloween Foods

    October 25, 2014
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    8 creepy, gross, disgusting but great things to make for Halloween! Be afraid…be very afraid.

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    Brown Sugar Shortbread for #SundaySupper

    October 19, 2014
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    Simple shortbread that tastes lightly of caramel from the brown sugar, and will find a place on any holiday cookie platter.

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    Baby Bok Choy Chips for October Unprocessed

    October 17, 2014
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    Move over kale chips, baby bok choy chips are the new kid on the block. Try them and you’ll be a convert.

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    Caramelized Onion-Apple Meatballs with Herbs for #WeekdaySupper

    October 15, 2014
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    Deeply flavored caramelized onions and apples along with herbs give a nice Fall flavor to meatballs. Serve over mashed potatoes for a satisfying Weekday Supper.

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    Cherry Chipotle Meat Loaf Cupcakes

    October 12, 2014
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    Savory individual meat loaves chock full of vegetables are baked in a cupcake tin to make perfect portions.

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    Green Alien Guts (aka Popeye Pasta aka Spinach Spaghetti)

    October 9, 2014
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    Pasta that both adults and kids will like, especially if you call it Green Spaghetti or Alien Spaghetti. The only hiding this spinach does is in the name!

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