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Thanksgiving, Done Simply. For Real.

Thanksgiving already?!? But – but – we’re still trying to come up with creative Halloween recipes! As of this writing it’s two days before Thanksgiving and we’ve done nothing – nothing – whatsoever to prepare for a dinner for nine. Grocery shopping will have to happen after work; pies and rolls will be store-bought. But [...]

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Lovely Leftovers

Leftovers, let me tell you: You’ve got an image problem. It starts with your name: Leftovers. You’re basically telling everyone that you are the food that no one had use for the first time around. How are you going to get anyone interested in you with a reputation like that? The truth is, you’re still [...]

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A “Plant Slant” Thanksgiving

Here’s a question to ponder: What if your Thanksgiving turkey was merely the side dish? What if you served crowning jewels of colorful fruit and vegetable plates that took center stage, and you set the turkey off to the side as almost an afterthought? It’s not an entirely bad idea for Thanksgiving, and it’s certainly [...]

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Sweet Potato Buns

Sweet potato buns – How can you resist serving something with such a cute name at your Thanksgiving table? We often make potato buns with regular white potatoes, but when we saw these gorgeous organic baby garnet yams from Melissa’s, we knew we were going to want to use them for anything and everything, including [...]

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Kids at Work

Stressed out about cooking a Thanksgiving dinner? If your kids aren’t helping you out, it’s time to put them to work. Even the littlest ones can get into the act. Here’s a sample kids’ to-do list: Set the table: You may not want to trust your kids with Great-Grandma’s china or crystal, but they can [...]

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Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving. Dinner. Do those two words send a chill up your spine? If you’re cooking this year (like I am), you’re probably not too keen on being reminded just how much work goes into creating this annual feast. But don’t despair! You can get it all done, and you can still cook a tasty feast [...]

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