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Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Recipes   Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Lemon  Zest One 12-ounce bag fresh cranberries, cleaned 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped Grated zest and juice of…

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon, Pine Nuts and Basil

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon, Pine Nuts and Basil 1 large head broccoli (1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1 1/2-inch florets, stems peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 1 1/2…

Thanksgiving Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans and Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Thanksgiving Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Pecans and Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing 1/2 cup pecans 6 slices bacon 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, halved (stems and ragged outer leaves removed) 3 tablespoons extra virgin…

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts 1/4 cup canola oil 2 1/4 pounds baby brussels sprouts or regular brussels sprouts that are halved lengthwise Salt and freshly ground pepper 1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons…

Mixed Bread Thanksgiving Stuffing

Mixed Bread Thanksgiving Stuffing 1 loaf Cornbread (see Skillet Cornbread Recipe below) 1 loaf Italian Bread, Such As Ciabatta 1 loaf French Bread 1 whole Large Onion Or 2 Medium Onions, Diced 5 stalks Celery, Diced 1/2 bunch…

Cranberry Sauce 1 and 2

Cranberry Sauce 1 1-cup (200 g) sugar 1-cup (250 mL) water 4 cups (1 12-oz package) fresh or frozen cranberries Optional Pecans, orange zest, raisins, currants, blueberries, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice.   Rinse cranberries:…

Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin 2 large sweet potatoes (about 2 lb.) 2 large russet potatoes (about 1 3/4 lb.) 1 1/2 cups heavy cream, divided 1 1/2 teaspoons table salt 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded Gruyère cheese, divided   Preheat…

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic Sweet Potato Casserole 4 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2-cup butter, softened 1/4-cup milk 2 large eggs 1-teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4-teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups cornflakes cereal, crushed …

Ina Gartens Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Ina Gartens Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 1/2 pounds whole baby bella mushrooms (about 36 mushrooms) 1-pound ground mild Italian sausage 2 large shallots or sweet onions, minced 2 large garlic…

Apple Crostata

Apple Crostata 2 c. all-purpose flour ¼ c. sugar ½ tsp. Kosher salt 1 c. unsalted butter ¼ c. ice water 1½ lb. McIntosh, Keepsake, Fuji or Gala apples ¼ tsp. grated orange peel Topping ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon …

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Garlic Mashed Potatoes ½ c. garlic cloves 1 c. extra-virgin olive oil 3 lb. Yukon gold potatoes Kosher salt Black pepper ¼ c. heavy cream, half-and-half, or crème fraîche   In 2-quart saucepan, heat garlic…

Herb and Apple Stuffing

Herb and Apple Stuffing 2 loaves French bread (baguettes) 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 2 c. chopped celery 2 c. chopped onions 2 tart apples 2 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves …