Archive for November, 2008

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Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Rosemary Dates Wrapped in Bacon

Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Rosemary Dates Wrapped in Bacon

I thought all of my Thanksgiving Test Recipes were done, but I got inspired to make these little hors’ d’oeuvres this morning and decided to share, in case anyone was [...]

November 26, 2008 × 16 comments

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Cheesy Sausage, Broccoli & Brown Rice Casserole

Cheesy Sausage, Broccoli & Brown Rice Casserole

Thanksgiving is just days away! I’ve tested everything and finalized the menu. I’ve also given myself a little bit of a break from the kitchen over the weekend. The most [...]

November 24, 2008 × 5 comments

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Our Thanksgiving Menu & Two Pie Recipes

Our Thanksgiving Menu & Two Pie Recipes

Pie recipes are from last year and I can’t seem to find any photos…will update the post with pie pictures next week! Thanksgiving is 10 days away. Menus are finalized, [...]

November 18, 2008 × 4 comments

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Mom’s Chicken Chorizo Spanish Empanada

Mom’s Chicken Chorizo Spanish Empanada

Aside from devouring my dinner last night, I really had nothing to do with this recipe. It’s my mom’s famous Spanish-style Empanada that she makes once a year for my [...]

November 17, 2008 × 18 comments

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Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Roulade

Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Roulade

Some people might say there’s something missing at our Thanksgiving table. They might say that the conspicuous absence of a large, roasted bird means that it’s not Thanksgiving at all. [...]

November 14, 2008 × 43 comments

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Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Carrot Pumpkin Soup

Thanksgiving Test Recipe: Carrot Pumpkin Soup

Some people are born to bake. They know how to follow instructions, can measure quantities with surprising accuracy and are patient enough to do things like let dough rise or [...]

November 12, 2008 × 16 comments

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Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Lately, I’ve been in a bit of a cooking funk. I rushed home from work last Thursday, brimming with excitement to finally use the hazelnuts that Oh! Nuts sent me [...]

November 10, 2008 × 9 comments

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Butternut Squash Tortilla Soup

Butternut Squash Tortilla Soup

It seems as though the Fall ingredients and soup trend continues over here. It’s not that I want to overload you with squashes and harvest fruit, it’s that I just [...]

November 5, 2008 × 17 comments

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Stout-Braised Sausages with Apples, Pears & Cranberries

Stout-Braised Sausages with Apples, Pears & Cranberries

Beer is fun. And so it goes without saying that cooking with beer is also fun. Since the brew brings the flavor, you can lay off the spice drawer for [...]

November 3, 2008 × 11 comments