Tag: thanksgiving


Nigella’s Feast: Thanksgiving recipes

I know that Nigella’s Feast is December’s book, but I couldn’t help but get a head start with a few recipes for our Thanksgiving dinner this year. First is the most requested recipe each Thanksgiving by my kids, sweet potato casserole with marshmallow topping. I’ve tried several recipes for this over the years but thought […]


Shaya: Two Thanksgiving staples

I made two sauces to accompany our Thanksgiving meal from Shaya yesterday morning – his Cranberry Sauce with Rosemary and Orange and his Charoset (a traditional Jewish fruit and nut chutney of sorts). These were both similar to making jams on the cooktop and it was just a matter of prepping a few ingredients and […]

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Throwback Thursday: Thanksgiving recipes

We created our Thanksgiving meal this year entirely from Food52 Cookbook Club and Baking Club books. Here is a run down of recipes selected from Throwback books… Dry-Brined Turkey from Food52 Genius Recipes I can’t believe we didn’t get a photo of the turkey before we carved it, it looked spectacular! Oh well. This recipe […]

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Throwback Thursday: Our Search for the Perfect Pumpkin Pie, The Finals

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! We’ve finally made it to the final showdown for the best pumpkin pie. We have tried 18 different recipes over the last 9 weeks and we have narrowed it down to 2: Butternut Pumpkin & Spice Cheesecake from Golden and Butternut Pumpkin Pie from Bravetart Notice anything different about that Bravetart pie?! […]

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Throwback Thursday: Our Search for the Perfect Pumpkin Pie, Semi-Finals, Part 1

Well that was dreadfully close!  We blind taste tested three pies for the first round of the Semi-Finals and we were deadlocked 2-2. But when we took the blindfolds off and tried them we agreed that there was a clear winner that moves into the finals. (Unfortunately we totally forgot to take whole pie photographs […]

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Throwback Thursday: Our Search for The Perfect Pumpkin Pie, Round 2

Three more pies battled it out this week to see who will enter the Semi Finals of the best Pumpkin Pie competition. Aaron was on pastry duty this week as I’ve been busy working on an assignment, and when he went back to work the next day I made the fillings and baked the pies. […]