Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Cardamom-Scented Pumpkin Pie

We love pumpkin pie, and of course it is a must-have dessert at Thanksgiving.  It is fun to tweak the flavorings and try different combinations of spices.  I’ve tried all sorts of variations over the years, and this recipe is … Continue reading

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Cranberry Bread

When my kids were in elementary school, every year before Thanksgiving we checked out the book Cranberry Thanksgiving, by Wende and Harry Devlin, from the library.  It is different so many other Thanksgiving stories for children as it isn’t about … 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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