Monthly Archives: November 2010

Turkey Sautéed with Onions and Almonds

This recipe is an easy way to reinvent leftover turkey into a different and refreshing dish.  Cooked turkey meat is chopped up and added to sautéed onions, slivered almonds and some Middle Eastern spices to produce a light and healthy … Continue reading

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Damn Fine Apple Pie

This apple pie recipe comes from Regan Daley’s In the Sweet Kitchen, a cookbook of  cakes, cookies, pies and other desserts.  It is an unusual cookbook in that the recipes don’t start until page 371, following  her dissertation on ingredients … Continue reading

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Turkey Giblet Broth and Turkey Gravy

When I roast a turkey, I always make gravy to go with it.  I roast chickens often, yet never make a  pan gravy to go alongside– it isn’t part of my roast chicken tradition.  But for roast turkey—pass the gravy, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Roast Turkey

In 1968, when I was 14 years old and a 9th grader at Issaquah Junior High School, I had to come up with a Home Ec project.  As I remember it, we did cooking in the Fall semester and sewing … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Gratin with Goat Cheese

This is a great dish for a chilly November evening.  Butternut squash is baked with leeks and goat cheese to make a very rich-tasting gratin.  Toasted pecans provide some crunch and all of the flavors complement each other.  This would … Continue reading

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