Archive for the Thanksgiving Tag

2012 Turkey Brine

Print2012 Turkey Brine Ingredients2 quarts water 3/4 cup Kosher salt 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1 quart cranberry juice 1 large onion, diced 8 baby carrots, diced 6 cloves garlic, smashed, but not peeled 4-5 sprigs fresh rosemary 4-5 sprigs fresh sage 6 bay leaves 4 quarts water (additional)InstructionsWarm 2 quarts water, add salt & sugar and dissolve. Remove from heat,
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Pumpkin Pie Spice

Why drive all the way to the store, when you probably have all these things in your spice collection anyway?

Ginger Snaps

PrintGinger Snaps IngredientsGingersnap Cookies: 3/4 cup (170 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup (105 grams) dark brown sugar 1/2 cup (100 grams) white granulated sugar 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsulphured molasses 1 large egg 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups (260 grams) all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2
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Pumpkin Pie

This debuted at Thanksgiving 2010. I hope it comes back. It was my first time doing the whole she-bang from scratch.

Cranberry Sauce

PrintCranberry Sauce Ingredients1 cup water 1 cup sugar 12oz cranberriesInstructionsWash and pick over cranberries. In a saucepan bring to a boil water and sugar, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add cranberries, return to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer for 10 minutes or until cranberries burst. Remove from heat. Cool completely at room temperature and then chill in refrigerator. Cranberry sauce will
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Green Bean Casserole

A classic Thanksgiving side dish.

Mashed Potatoes And Turnips

If you want exact measurements on this one, ask my mom. Good Luck.

Carrots & Onions

If you want exact measurements on this one, ask my mom. Good Luck.

Sage Sausage

I made this to include in our family’s Thanksgiving Chestnut Stuffing, but after sampling the results with some scrambled eggs, I’ll probably be making more for weekend breakfasts too.

Apple Crisp

About 6 or 7 years ago, I made this for Thanksgiving. It was really good and Stew loved it. I hope this is the right recipe.