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Foolproof Gravy

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If you can master this simple technique, the options are endless when it comes to tailor-making gravy with a personalized touch for Thanksgiving supper {or anything that requires gravy–can that be everything, please?}  I love playing around with this depending on what mood strikes.  This can range from anything from thyme to cognac {my personal..read more

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No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

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I love pumpkin pie but faced with the prospect of baking several pies in a few weeks on top of Thanksgiving supper, I figured I’d whip up a no-bake version for myself when the craving was fierce but the effort must be kept to a minimum. Cue this layered custardy treat that involves no baking..read more

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When Life Gives you …Pecans

I spent the first part of my day with some Korean entrepreneurs, conversing with them about the local Korean community, particularly in the realms of food and culture and had a lovely lunch with an old family friend who’s health is ailing.  This week has already been a flurry of activity and due to my..read more

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

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I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to do on Saturday mornings (aside from indulging in a hot and hearty breakfast while watching Saturday morning cartoons), is to wander around the local farmers market.  This particular morning, I stumbled upon cute little sugar pumpkins, just begging to come home with me. ..read more

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

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I don’t know about you, but one of my favorite things to do on Saturday mornings (aside from indulging in a hot and hearty breakfast while watching Saturday morning cartoons), is to wander around the local Farmers Market.  This particular morning, I stumbled upon cute little Sugar Pumpkins, just begging to come home with me. ..read more

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Roasted Chicken

My favorite thing to recreate for ordinary weekday meals are what I call “miniature Thanksgiving dinners.” The star: a whole roasted bird + buttery and yeasty rolls, sautéed green beans or asparagus, macaroni dripping a sinful mixture of different cheeses, and creamy garlic mashed potatoes, a fabulous concept indeed!! Thanksgiving happens to be my very..read more

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