Garlic Roasted Turkey

Roast Turkey, what could be easier?  We all have eaten many a overdone, dried out, and reheated bird.  This recipe is  extremely simple and it leads to moist flavorful results.

To start with, I buy a kosher, no hormone Continue reading

Stuffing with Cajun Sausage and Fennel

I love stuffing, but I can’t make it with butter and I don’t want to use margarine. The solution, I use a lot of olive oil to saute’  the vegetables and I add the spicy oil left from browning the sausage.  The rich pan juices or dark salty gelatin that is left after roasting a turkey is the most delicious flavoring of all.  Every time I roast a bird (sometimes I do it  just to have fresh roasted turkey for sandwiches on hand), I save the precious pan juices Continue reading

Easy Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Fresh cranberries are a delight with their tart  flavor that blends well with citrus and sweet.  The flavor enhances poultry, especially turkey on Thanksgiving.  Continue reading

Stuffed Miniature Pumpkins

I was wondering what to do with all those cute little pumpkins Continue reading

Dairy Free Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving

Maple, brown sugar, caramel, ginger, molasses, pumpkin, and cinnamon are some of everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving flavors.  Sweet and savory with a tiny amount of heat, they make for wonderful desserts and side dishes.  I look forward to the fourth Thursday in November every year.  I recall the traditional dishes and try to introduce something new as well.  My sister in law actually makes the Thanksgiving feast and I bring dessert, always trying to top what I made last year.  Even so, I always include pumpkin pie Continue reading