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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Cranberry-Apple Sauce

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

Ingredients 1 cup raisins (see cook’s note below) 1 cup walnuts or pecans 1 (12-ounce) bag of fresh cranberries, cleaned 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 cup water 1 stick cinnamon 1 large granny smith apple, peeled, cored, and chopped 1 large orange, zested and juiced Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spread walnuts or pecans out on a […]

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Easy Cranberry-Pear Relish

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Cranberries, Nuts, Orange, Pears, Raisins, Sugar, Thanksgiving | No Comments

Cranberries are absolutely perfect with turkey. Sort of like lemons and chicken. Something about the flavors, they’re just made for each other. This is why the sauce is so good to spread over turkey in your leftover turkey sandwiches. This recipe is incredibly easy, refreshingly sweet, tart and tangy. The flavor of the cranberries mingles wonderfully with the pear and […]

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Simple and Delicious Oyster Stuffing

Written by Chacha on Nov 22nd, 2015 in Bread Stuffing Mix, Butter, Chicken stock, Dressing, Fresh Oysters, Stuffing, Thanksgiving | No Comments

Ingredients 1 pint small oysters, shucked and in their liquor (See Cook’s Note below) 1 stick unsalted butter One 14-ounce package bread stuffing mix (preferably Pepperidge Farm) 1 1/2 to 2 cups chicken stock (preferably homemade) Directions Put the oysters in a strainer over a medium bowl to catch their liquor. Reserve the oyster liquor. Melt the butter in a […]

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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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