Monthly Archives: November 2013

Turkey Croquettes

What can I do with all this leftover turkey and stuffing?  Turn them into these crisp, satisfying croquettes! 2 C. diced, cooked turkey 2 C. leftover stuffing click here for recipe 2 eggs, beaten salt and pepper 1/2 C. cooked … Continue reading

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Spiced Moroccan Yams

Canned yams are a thing of the past and should remain there.  Here is an easy, delicious, updated version for your Thanksgiving table sans marshmallows.  Serves 6 1/2 C. pitted dates, quartered 1 C. dried apricots, quartered 1/4 t. saffron … Continue reading

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Apple Cider Brined Turkey with Pan Gravy

One of the best things about brining your turkey is that it cooks faster.  No more getting up at dawn to get your turkey in the oven.  This 13 lb. turkey took just 2 1/2 hours to cook.  Since turkey … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipe Round Up and a History Lesson

I am really fascinated by the history of food.  American food has a really striking history in that it has changed more quickly than any other culture in the world.  Before the invention of fridge/freezers and refrigerated shipping containers and … Continue reading

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Skillet Apple Cake

A quick and easy cake that’s perfect for an afternoon snack with a cup of tea.  Dress it up for dessert with a little vanilla ice cream. 10 T. butter, divided 2 large apples, such as granny smith, cored and … Continue reading

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Rose Water Marshmallows

I have been wanting to try my hand at making marshmallows for a long time.  I love marshmallows of any kind and making them from scratch sounded intriguing.  It also sounded daunting.  I mean, what are marshmallows even made of? … Continue reading

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