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 […]

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

Also Read: 50+ Thanksgiving Recipes You’ll LOVE If you’re having a smaller Thanskgiving dinner this year, it might make more sense to just make a turkey breast instead of a whole turkey. Here’s an easy but tasty recipe from Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa. Ingredients 1 whole bone-in turkey breast, 6 1/2 to 7 pounds 1 tablespoon […]

(Gluten-Free) Green Bean Casserole with Fried Onions

See All 50+ Thanksgiving Recipes So much of Thanksgiving is about traditions: eating the same food cooked the same way year after year. I know that the 1970’s green bean casserole with Campbell’s mushroom soup isn’t exactly gourmet, but I love it anyway! But with a husband that is gluten-intolerant, it’s hasn’t been an option the […]

Cold Turkey: When to Thaw the Bird!

Also read: 50+ Thanksgiving Recipes I will never forget the first Thanksgiving dinner 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 […]

How to Fry Your Thanksgiving Turkey

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 do […]

5-Ingredient, 3-Step Green Bean Casserole

Try This Gluten-Free Version of the Green Bean Salad With everything else you have to get done on Thanksgiving, it’s nice to have a six ingredient side that you can put together in 10 minutes. And it always reminds me of Thanksgivings when I was a kid! Ingredients 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s condensed cream of […]

Thanksgiving Prep: 15 Things You Can Do Ahead of Time

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! Also check out Our Complete Thanksgiving Dinner Menu: from Cocktails to Dessert  • […]

Spicy Chipotle-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

SATISFY THE SPICY PALETTE This potato recipe satisfies the palette of our Indian family members who, unlike my Irish side, prefer things spicy! Because we have so many sides, I find that this is enough for about 12 adults and 8 kids. Remember, if everyone takes a little scoop of everything, their plates will be […]

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