Tag: Thanksgiving

Homemade cranberry sauce with turkey and mashed potatoes
Spice/Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

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Turkey. Sometimes it needs a little help sliding down. I’m convinced that unbrined birds necessitated the invention of cranberry sauce. Growing up, I never much fancied the stuff, then again, we ate the canned variation which was… well, it was something. This particular cranberry sauce is sans refined sugar, yet […]

Ginger Honey Ham Glaze
Spice/Sauce

Ginger Honey Ham Glaze

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The honey glazed ham is a holiday staple. A mainstay as much as waiting in line at the post office for 3-hours, losing your parking spot to an over-caffeinated SUV driver, getting the WORST Christmas song stuck in your head [“simmmmmmmmmmply having a wonderful Christmas time!”], receiving a thoughtful gift […]

Green Chile Mashed Potatoes
Sides

Green Chile Mashed Potatoes

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Boring mashed potatoes are the holiday equivalent of taxes: you just have to get through them. Trying to drown a scoop of potato concrete in a sea of gravy is one strategy, but I have another idea. DON’T MAKE CRAPPY MASHED POTATOES! Make these, instead. LET’S GET COOKIN’ Ingredients Red […]

Brown turkey gravy with mushrooms
Spice/Sauce

Turkey Gravy

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At most holiday gatherings, homemade gravy is a necessary lubricant, the only way chunks of powdery turkey and mouthfuls of mashed-cement slide down your festive gullet. This homemade gravy recipe might have you skipping the turkey and potatoes and searching for a straw. It’s that good. LET’S GET COOKIN Ingredients […]

Homemade Whipped Cream - SO easy!
Dessert, Kitchen Basics

Homemade Whipped Cream

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Canned whipped cream? Sure, if you like 14-ingredients when 3 work even better. Next time your friends are over, break out your hand mixer and rub their faces in your culinary prowess. You’re welcome. LET’S GET COOKIN’ INGREDIENTS whipping cream vanilla extract maple syrup This whipped cream begins and ends […]

Moist and Flavorful Carved Turkey
Dinner

Simple, Moist, Thanksgiving Turkey

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The Thanksgiving Turkey, it’s the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving, well, that and the wine stain on your white shirt, the one you swore you’d never wear because it was white. Oh look, Uncle Tom bought a new camera and is insisting on an impromptu family, photoshoot. Wonderful. Anyway, at least […]