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CHUTNEY RECIPES

  Chutney is a condiment we often associate with Indian cuisine. But this condiment has now gone global and offers a punch of flavor that pairs so well with roasted and smoked meats, adds a new dimension to a cheese … Continue reading

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes- Revisited

It is that time of year again when we turn to warm, comforting holiday foods.  It seems one of the most popular dishes, would also seem one of the most simple– mashed potatoes.  They are simple, but there are a … Continue reading

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Tips for Deep Frying a Turkey

Most of us have heard about deep frying turkey, which originated in the south and is often called “Cajun Fried Turkey”.  When I finally tried it, the results were outstanding, I have to admit.  The turkey was crisp, moist, not … Continue reading

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes

It would seem that nothing could be simpler than mashed potatoes.  They are simple but there are a few basics that will help make sure yours are the best: 1.    Pick the right potato!  Russets from Idaho and Washington are … Continue reading

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A Cranberry Recipe from a Pioneer in the Industry

This is a recipe I got from Tom Darlington of Medford New Jersey whose Aunt Elizabeth was one of the prominent pioneers in the cranberry industry.  She is credited with creating individual cellophane packaging as part of her work with … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2010 Recipes

For all the years that I’ve fixed Thanksgiving, my kids especially, have been adamant about keeping it traditional:  turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.  They are inventive and creative eaters and cooks every other day of the year but … Continue reading

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An Alternative Thanksgiving Menu- My Grandmother’s Pumpkin Pie

Over the last few days, I’ve given you some alternative recipes to make for Thanksgiving if you’re looking for a break from the traditional dishes.  I will end this series, however, with a traditional, tried and true favorite.  My Grandmother … Continue reading

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An Alternative Thanksgiving Menu- New Twists on Old Favorites

We continue with some recipes you may want to try for Thanksgiving and other upcoming holiday meals.  It’s always fun to shake things up a bit, so here are a couple of new twists on some traditional favorites.  Let me … Continue reading

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