Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Friendsgiving 2011

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Hope you all are enjoying your day with family and friends. I will be at work, delivering babies, but I am very thankful to have such an awesome job and even more wonderful co-workers. I really do … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Roll

No Thanksgiving table is complete without a pumpkin roll! I for one, am not a huge fan of pies, so it was always my responsibility to bring the pumpkin roll. It is a relatively quick and easy, yet impressive dessert to … Continue reading

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Brined Roasted Turkey

If you are searching for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey recipe…look no further. I made this recipe for the first time last Thanksgiving, and I will never go back to my old ways. This recipe makes the most moist, flavorful turkey that … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 101: Turkey Tips and Tricks

There are so many different questions about how to make the best turkey, especially at this time of year. Do you get a fresh or a frozen turkey? Brine it or baste it? Stuff it or leave it unstuffed? Where do you … Continue reading

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Miniuature Pies

Serving food in bite size portions seems to be all the rage these days – mini slider burgers, mini deep dish pizzas, bite size lasagna, and now – mini pies! Not only are these tiny pies super cute, they work out … Continue reading

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Cornbread Herb Stuffing

Some call it dressing, some call if stuffing, but whatever you call it, every Thanksgiving table needs a heaping dish of seasoned breadcrumbs saturated with butter, herbs and chicken broth. As I was looking through stuffing recipes, I couldn’t decide … Continue reading

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Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Turkey is the obviously the super-star of every Thanksgiving meal, but mashed potatoes are without a doubt, their #1 sidekick. A turkey dinner is not complete without a huge mound of fluffy mashed potatoes on your plate, drowning in thick gravy. There … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 101: Planning the Menu

Halloween has come and gone, and it’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just 2 weeks away!(Especially since we’ve been hitting temps into the 70’s here in western Pennsylvania…only a week after our first snowfall!) This year, I have the pleasure … Continue reading

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