Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Puff Pastry filled with Sweet Potato

Simple, but great tasting recipes. Puff Pastry – thaw for an hour before using 1 baked sweet potato 1 cup Crushed Ameretti Cookies While the sweet potato is still warm mix in the crushed cookies. That is the filling. Cut … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie.  All my childhood memories of Pumpkin Pie are from Thanksgiving. My Mom loved to bake.  Today, that is easy to say, I mean I have the help of my Kitchenaid mixer, my Breadmaker which I use mostly to … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Butternut Squash, Carrot Soup

It is nearing Halloween and with all the great pumpkins and squash and carrots, it has to be the beginning of soup! I love soup and give me bread and I am happy. I blame it all on my mother … Continue reading

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Holiday Ham with Apple Bourbon Glaze

This recipe is for “ready to eat” or “fully cooked” hams—not fresh hams. Try to buy hams that have been minimally processed, preferably, bone-in and unsliced with a nice cap of fat. INGREDIENTS •1 fully cooked ham or half-ham •1 … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes with Black Walnut Oil

Ingredients 6 baking potatoes, peeled, cut crosswise 7 tbs Black Walnut Oil Choose a fresh herb and highlight it in your potatoes: (basil, chives, thyme, garlic confit – all are wonderful) Directions Place potatoes in large pot. Cover with cold … Continue reading

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Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage and Cranberries

Cook this stuffing in a casserole dish covered for the first 30 minutes and uncovered for the last 15 so it browns a bit on the outside. 1 box of cornbread stuffing 1 box of bread stuffing mix 2 cups … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole a la Matthew

1 pound of bacons fried crisp and crumbled or cut into 1/4 inch pieces. 4 cans regular green beans or steam fresh green beans until tender.  2 cups mushrooms sauted in butter 3/4 cup parmesan grated cheese 1/4 cup cheddar grated … Continue reading

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Maple Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie – 4 eggs lightly beaten 1  cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup granulated white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 Tablespoons melted butter 2 Tablespoons Bourbon 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup of … Continue reading

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T.R.Thompson’s World’s Greatest Mexican Cornbread

T.R.Thompson’s World’s Greatest Mexican Cornbread 3 packs              Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix 1 cup                frozen onion 3                      eggs, beaten 1/3 cup             vegetable oil 1/3 cup             milk 1 lb                   bacon (cooked, crumbled) 2 cups              shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 can               cream style … Continue reading

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Artesian Apple Pie

I love pie.  Spice apple pie. Pie al mode.  Pie with cinnamon and spice that leaves a trail throughout the house. During thanksgiving, I am usually out of pie pans, and so this artesian pie you can make with out … Continue reading

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