Chestnut Soup

Chestnut Soup

November 1st, 2012|Categories: Food Columns, Soups, Thanksgiving|Tags:

Chestnut Soup in a Pumpkin Tureen–It’s not Thanksgiving if I don’t make this soup.  I tried a different soup one year and there were way too many complaints.  Check out this fabulous soup in a hollowed out pumpkin soup tureen which appeared in the November 2012 Edition of the Essex Fells Magazine.

Turkey Roulade

Turkey Roulade with Challah, Apple Chestnut Stuffing and Edamame Succotash

November 1st, 2014|Categories: Food Columns, Meat and Poultry, Thanksgiving|Tags:

Here’s a great recipe for turkey and stuffing rolled into one.  It’s make ahead, easy to slice and is served with a great side dish of edamame succotash. If you’re looking for some new ideas for Thanksgiving table decor, check out my acorn squash vase in the photo.

Sweet Potato Banana Casserole

Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole with a Secret Ingredient

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Side Dishes, Thanksgiving, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: , ,

This Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole with a Secret Ingredient is a great Thanksgiving Day Side Dish.  It’s make ahead and you can whip it up in no time.  Can you guess the secret ingredient?

Thanksgiving Cornucopia of Roasted Vegetables

Thanksgiving Cornucopia of Roasted Vegetables

November 1st, 2013|Categories: Food Columns, Side Dishes, Thanksgiving, Vegetables, Vegetarian|Tags: ,

This roasted vegetable side dish is always a hit with my guests.  For some festive Thanksgiving table decor ideas, make sure to check out the butternut squash vase and the figural squirrel napkin ring in the photo.

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

October 1st, 2011|Categories: Desserts, Food Columns, Pies, Tarts and Tortes, Thanksgiving|Tags: ,

This pumpkin pecan pie is to die for.  It’s my most requested Thanksgiving dessert. Check out the adorable multicolored candy melt leaves that I made that appear in the photo. Comment if you’d like instructions on how to make the candy melt leaves.

Beaujolais Poached Pears

Beaujolais Poached Pears

October 1st, 2014|Categories: Cooking Light, Desserts, Desserts, Food Columns|Tags: ,

If you’re looking for a lighter dessert–this one’s for you.  For a dairy free version of this recipe, leave out the creme anglaise (vanilla sauce) and serve the pears on the red wine syrup. For another idea on table decor, check out the festive pear vases in the photo.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies

October 29th, 2019|Categories: Cookies and Biscotti, Desserts, Rosh Hashanah|Tags: , , ,

Make sure to have some turkey shaped cookie cutters on hand to make these crowd pleasing sugar cookies.