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    7 Side Dish Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu

    Side Dish Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu 1.   Cheesy Cauliflower Steaks Ingredients: 2 large heads of cauliflower, stems lightly trimmed ~ ¼ cup vegetable oil ~ 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese ~ salt & freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat the oven to 375° Cut cauliflower heads into ¾” thick “steak like” slices. Reserve the loose cauliflower florets in a…

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    7 Main Dish Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu

    Main Dish Menu Ideas 1.     Champagne Basted Turkey Ingredients: Turkey 1 fresh whole turkey (14 to 16 pounds), rinsed & patted dry ~ Fresh sprigs of parsley & sage ~ 1 cup butter, room temperature ~ 1 tsp celery salt ~ Salt & pepper Glaze: 2 cup champagne or other sparkling wine ~ 2 medium onions, chopped ~ 1 ½…

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    7 Salad & Sauce Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu

    Salad & Sauce Menu Ideas 1.   Waldorf Salad Ingredients 2 large granny smith apples, julienned ~ 2 large crisp red apples, julienned ~½ cup celery julienned saving the leaves ~ 1 head romaine lettuce, torn Candid walnuts 2 quarts vegetable oil ~ 2 cups apple juice ~ ½ cup honey ~ ¼ cup dark molasses ~ ¼ maple syrup ~ 2 cups walnut…

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    7 Drink Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu

    Drink Menu Ideas 1.   Cranberry Martini Ingredients: 1.5 fluid ounce vodka ~ 1.5 fluid oz cranberry juice ~ 1.5 fluid oz orange juice ~ ice ~ cranberries Directions: Combine vodka, cranberry juice, orange juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker.  Shake vigorously. Pour into chilled martini glass, & serve garnished with cranberries 2.   Pumpkin Spice Martini Ingredients 1.5 oz vanilla…

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    7 Appetizer Ideas for your Thanksgiving Menu

    With the holidays just around the corner some may be scrambling for ideas of what to cook.  I have pulled together some ideas that you can add to your Thanksgiving menu.  Today I am sharing with you appetizers.  Look for the rest of the menu to follow of the next 7 days.  It’s 7 ways and 7 days to Thanksgiving!…

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    ROASTED VEGETABLES

    ROASTED VEGETABLES Prep Time: 20 minutes                   Set time: 1 hour Ingredients: ¼ cup butter 1 tablespoon sage, fresh chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped ½ pound Brussels sprouts, halved ½ pound parsnips, peeled & cut into 2″ pieces 1 pound butternut squash, peeled & cut into 1″ pieces 8 ounces baby carrots, fresh *Note that all vegetables should be equal…

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    TURKEY ROLLS

    TURKEY ROLLS Prep Time: 15 minutes                    Set time: 2-4 hours Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese (1 package) ¼ cup chutney 1 pinch of pepper for taste 6 large burrito size flour tortillas 1 medium head of red leaf lettuce (12 pieces) 1 pound thin sliced turkey breast, smoked or your choice 1 large English cumber peeled & thinly sliced 4…

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    Chicken Pot Pie w/ Biscuits

    Chicken Pot Pie w/ Biscuits Prep Time: 15 minutes    Cook Time: 45 minuets Ingredients 6 Large chicken breasts, skin on 3 Tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 Cups chicken stock, preferably homemade 2 Chicken bouillon cubes 12 Tablespoons (1 ½ sticks) unsalted butter 1 Medium yellow onions finely chopped (1 cup) ¾ Cup flour ¼…

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    CHICKEN SPINACH TORTELLINI SOUP

    CHICKEN SPINACH TORTELLINI SOUP Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 45 Minutes Ingredients: 2 Cloves of garlic sliced 2 Tablespoon Olive oil 1 Bag spinach rinsed 4 Cups of Chicken broth (32 oz) 1 Bag of tricolor frozen cheese tortellini Parmesan cheese for serving Directions: In large pot over medium, heat olive oil & garlic until lightly golden.  Add spinach…