Cranberry Chutney

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Apple, Celery, Cinnamon, Cloves, Cranberries, Ginger, Nuts, Onions, Orange, Raisins, Sugar, Thanksgiving | No Comments

If you have any left after Thanksgiving, try it in turkey sandwiches with a smear of cream cheese. “Oh, so Good." Ingredients 1 cup raisins (see cook’s note below) 1 cup pecans or walnuts 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh cranberries, cleaned 1/2 cup granulated white sugar 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root […]

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Sausage Cornbread stuffing

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Celery, Chicken stock, Cornbread, Dressing, Dried Cranberries, Herbs, Nuts, Onions, Sausage, Stuffing, Thanksgiving | No Comments

Ingredients 1 cup walnuts Extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 ribs celery, finely chopped Kosher salt ½ pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed, broken into bite-size chunks 3 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely minced 10 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 2 sprigs rosemary, leaves finely chopped One 14-ounce package cornbread stuffing mix (preferably Pepperidge Farm) 1 […]

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Sausage Apple Stuffing

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Apple, Apple Cider, Bread, Celery, Chicken stock, Dressing, Herbs, Nuts, Onions, Sausage, Stuffing, Thanksgiving | No Comments

Ingredients 1 cup walnuts Extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, finely diced 3 ribs celery, finely diced Kosher salt 3 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled and finely diced 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed, broken up into bite-size chunks 3 granny smith apples, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 cup apple cider 10 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped 3 tablespoons chopped […]

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Turkey with Giblets Gravy

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Carrots, Celery, Giblets Gravy, Main Dish, Meat, Onions, Poultry, Thanksgiving, Turkey | No Comments

Ingredients The biggest myth in all of American cookery is the belief that a juicy, perfectly cooked turkey is difficult for the novice cook to achieve. One of the secrets to a moist, delicious turkey is to by a frozen turkey and brushing it with butter all over. You can season the butter any way you want; the possibilities are […]

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Arroz con Pollo

Written by Chacha on Jun 28th, 2012 in Celery, Chicken broth, Main Dish, Meats, Onions, Peppers, Poultry, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Saffron, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings:  4 Ingredients 1 generous pinch toasted saffron (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. Recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics) 1/4 cup good-quality dry wine 1/4 cup hot chicken broth (preferably homemade) 1 whole chicken fryer, cut […]

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Saffron Rice with Corn (Yellow Rice with Corn)

Written by Chacha on Jun 25th, 2012 in Celery, Chicken broth, Corn, Onions, Peppers, Recipe, Rice & Grains, Side Dishes, Spanish, Tomatoes | No Comments

Servings: 4 Ingredients A generous pinch of toasted saffron (Note: You can use 1/2 teaspoon bijol if saffron is not available. The recipe will taste as good and you will get the yellow color called for. Bijol is a condiment found in stores catering to Hispanics) 1/4 cup hot good-quality chicken broth ¼ cup good-quality white wine 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 […]

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