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Wild Rice With Cremini Mushrooms

Here’s an easy side from the NYTimes Food section. Ingredients 8 ounces long-grain wild rice 8 tablespoons butter 1 pound cremini or button mushrooms, sliced ½ teaspoon salt, more to taste  Black pepper, to taste ⅓ cup dry sherry, such as Dry Sack (do not use cream sherry) Bring 5 cups water to a boil. Stir in rice, then cover and […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Start with a cocktail.. Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Check out out 15 Favorite Appetizers T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon […]

Roasted Root Vegetables with Apples

Ingredients 3 cups of peeled tart apples cut in half (Jonathan, Empire, Braeburn, McIntosh work well ) 2 cups carrots, peeled, cut into 3/4 inch thick rounds 1 medium onion, cut into wedges 1 lb. small redskin potatoes cut into quarters 2 large yams, peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes 2 cups parsnips, peeled […]

Colorful Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Here’s a super easy way to add some color to your plate. READ: Why Carrots are So Good for You

Bacon & Pecan Dressing Made with Cornbread

SIZE: serves 12 INGREDIENTS:  2 cups pecans 2 cornbreads (rounds, squares, or loaves, 8 inches each), coarsely broken into 2-inch pieces (16 cups) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, plus more for dish 8 slices smoked bacon, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 4 celery stalks, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 4 leeks (white and pale-green parts […]

Cranberries with Cherries and Cloves

This is a little twist on traditional cranberries. Get ahead of the game and make this cranberry-cherry 4 days ahead. 2 ½ cups cranberry juice 8 oz dried tart cherries 1 cup sugar 12 oz fresh cranberries ¼ tsp cloves Simmer cranberry juice in a large saucepan. Remove from heat and add cherries. Let stand for 10 […]

Tortellini with Bacon, Brussels Sprouts and Lemon

A great fall pasta, that kids will love, too.