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Thanksgiving food

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Pancetta & Balsamic Glaze

Think you’re not a fan of brussel sprouts?  Think again.  Prepared with pancetta (or bacon) and roasted with balsamic vinegar will undoubtedly change your mind.  Still not buying it?  How about a little fresh thyme thrown in?   Now we’re talking! Need more recipes? Check these out. SIZE: 8-10 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp olive oil 2 lbs […]

15+ Delectable Thanksgiving Appetizers

Also check out Our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Prepare the Perfect Cheese Plate Baked Brie & Artichoke Dip or try this Skinny Version of Artichoke Dip Bacon-Wrapped Dates Apple Baked Brie on Toasted Bread Loaded Cheese Bites Lemon-Herb Salmon Toasts Simple Crudite with Dip Hot Carmelized Onion, Bacon & Cheese Dip Sweet and cheesy Cranberry Brie Bites Prosciutto-Wrapped Harts […]

Thanksgiving Cranberries with Cherries & Cloves

This is my favorite cranberry recipes; the dried cherries give it a touch more sweetness than traditional cranberry recipes. Get ahead of the game and make this cranberry-cherry 4 days ahead. Ingredients 2 ½ cups cranberry juice 8 oz dried tart cherries 1 cup sugar 12 oz fresh cranberries ¼ tsp cloves Directions Simmer cranberry juice in a large […]

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Let’s Start with a Cocktail: Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Don’t forget the appetizers! Here are 15 of Our Favorite Apps T H E  B I R […]

3 Wines You’ll Love for Thanksgiving

Here are 3 wines that will complete your Thanskgiving dinner! Rocklin Ranch Pinot Noir This estate-bottled red features a spicy aroma with red cherries and cola. The palate highlights cherry and wild strawberry with hints of vanilla and cardamom. Savas Rose Not just for summer, this popular rosé from Bordeaux, France has aromas of fresh […]

Must-Have Creamy Red and White Pearl Onions with Bacon

This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes. In fact, one year, I decided to omit it and sat at the table with my heaping plate of food and felt regret. Not only are the onions to die-for, but you’ll want to sop up the sauce on a piece of bread! I wrote this down […]

Deep-Frying Your Turkey: The Best Turkey You’ll Ever Eat

See All of Our Staff’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes. It’s become our family tradition that my husband fries our turkey every Thanksgiving. While I’m inside cooking the side dishes, he’s outside with his cocktail and whatever men-folk he can lure away from football. I’m telling you, this is the best turkey you will ever have. We […]

Pilgrim Hat Cookies

These are easy enough for your kids to make and you only need 3 ingredients: three ingredients needed are thin chocolate wafers, small peanut butter cups and yellow piping icing. SIZE: serves 8 people INGREDIENTS:  16 chocolate wafer cookies (such as Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers) 1 tube of orange frosting, with piping tip 16 small peanut butter cups DIRECTIONS:  Place cookies on […]

Cold Turkey: When to Thaw the Bird!

I will never forget the first Thanksgiving that my husband decided to take over turkey duty; he wanted to give deep frying a shot. So, I left him to it only to realize on Thanksgiving morning that he had not thawed the turkey yet! Our local grocery store was open–one more thing to be thankful for that day–and we were able […]

Your Thanksgiving To-Do List

Every year, I make a list of what I can get done in the days before Thanksgiving. If you wrote out notes to yourself like we suggested last year, pull that out and add to it. If not, try making notes as you go this year. You’ll thank yourself later! Here’s my list for what you […]

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