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This special soup makes an elegant addition to any holiday menu.
In this imaginative dish, the apples are combined with pears to make a high-fiber, fat-free stuffing. Apple juice is placed in the roasting pan to keep the meat moist while it cooks and to infuse the meat with apple flavor from both … Read More
Ever since the first pumpkin pie was served at the second Thanksgiving in 1623, this spicy custard pie has been a traditional American holiday treat.
Prep time: 45 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Cooling time: 1 hour
You Will Need
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The earliest scalloped dishes featured poultry, meat or vegetables baked with bread or cracker crumbs. Later, bread cubes and stuffing mix became popular.
Old-fashioned cooks sometimes added eggs and baking powder to their corn bread stuffing to give it a fluffier texture. The stuffing in this recipe is a delicious example.
Hot Cinnamon-Cranberry Cider
Prepare as for Hot Cinnamon Cider, substituting 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail for 2 cups of the apple cider.
Grind the turkey in your own food processor to get meat that is lower in fat than store-bought. If you are short of time, use 1 pound packaged ground turkey. On a fat-restricted diet, use breast meat instead of thigh.
Simply adding a couple ingredients to your holiday relish guarantees your guests will never want to eat plain-old cranberry sauce again.
Gravy separates good cooks from great ones, says Florida native Art Smith, Oprah Winfrey’s chef. “It can’t be hurried,” he says. “That’s the only way you get all the flavor, all the soul.” Make sure to include this gravy recipe in your … Read More
Tired of your traditional holiday yams? Update your recipe with the recipe below and create a modern tradition. Get more unique takes on everyday favorites from food expert, Molly O’Neill.
Whether this is your first time roasting a turkey or your fortieth, these hints and tips will help to make it the centerpiece of your best Thanksgiving meal ever.
When you’re ready to cook the turkey, locate and remove the giblet bag (save… Read More
Bulgur-stuffed acorn squash is a healthful meal in itself. Acorn squash is a good source of beta carotene. The lean ground beef combined with the bulgur gives you 26 grams of protein, but you can leave it out for a vegetarian dish… Read More
Sweet potatoes are a rich source of vitamin A. You can make the topping with white or sweet potatoes, or with rutabaga. For pretty presentation, see our mashed potato topping tips.
Mashed Potato Toppings Designs
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Dressing up your dining table is almost as important as your food — it makes a holiday meal even more special.
But what kind of tablecloth should you use? Does the wineglass go on the left or right? And how about … Read More
Rice and vegetables are mixed and baked, it’s as easy as 1-2-3!
Fresh asparagus was once one of the most anticipated signs of spring, but these days it’s available in markets year-round. When it’s sprinkled with a light and colorful vinaigrette and has only one gram of fat per serving, you’ll want … Read More