Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Thanksgiving 2012 Quick Reference
Here's a quick reference rundown of all this year's Thanksgiving content:
Roasted Brined Turkey Breast - A wet brine seasoned with herbs and spices gives white turkey meat amazing flavor with this recipe adapted from Bon Appetit magazine.
Oregon-Themed Stuffing - An original recipe stuffing that evokes the Beaver State with hazelnuts, apples, dried blueberries and microbrewery beer
Italian Stuffing - An Italian spin on the traditional dish featuring pancetta, fennel and pine nuts.
Roasted Parsnip and Quinoa Salad with Pistachios, Dried Cranberries and Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette - I'm particularly excited about this original recipe, which brings the popular grain to the Thanksgiving table paired with an under-appreciated root vegetable.
Green Beans with Bacon, Blue Cheese, Pecans and Dried Cranberries - Fresh green beans get a flavor boost with a range of add-ins
Broiled Marinated Tempeh - A simple, Asian-inspired vegetarian entree.
Honey-Ginger Glazed Carrots - Multi-color carrots get a flavor boost from honey and ginger.
Apple, Manchego and Pecan Salad - This simple green salad adds a light pit stop to the often heavy fare of Thanksgiving.
Cranberry Sauce - After you've tried this simple recipe, you'll never reach for the can again.
Corn Crackers with Brie and Apple Butter - Freeze-dried corn gives this appetizer intense corn flavor that pairs well with a variety of potential spreads.
Apple Pie with Vodka Crust - The ingenious cooks at America's Test Kitchen perfect the pie crust with this recipe.
Hot Butternut Rum - Kick off the meal with this fiery and playful rum drink made with Todd Thrasher's recipe for butternut squash base.
Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza - Give leftover turkey, stuffing and squash new life by using them as toppings on pizza.
Introduction - My short essay about Thanksgiving cooking
Thanksgiving Wines - This year's selections include Oregon Pinot Noir, Zinfandel and Sancerre.
Grocery Shopping Tips - Ideas to help make the most of your time at the store and buy ingredients strategically
Thanksgiving Menu 2012 - This is what I served for dinner this year, with links to posts and recipes.