Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies

Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies, Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful. Photography by Ellis Parrinder.

Celebrate with Kim-Joy: Cute Cakes and Bakes to Make Every Occasion Joyful i

Let Kim-Joy and her signature cuteness brighten your celebrations. From birthday cakes to year-round events, all occasions are covered!

The 60 sweet recipes are bursting with colour, imagination and fun and there’s something for everyone, no matter what their baking skills.

Big occasions include birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Halloween, Christmas, weddings; and there are plenty of other celebrations too—Graduation Day, New Year’s, new baby, Pride, Thanksgiving, Day of the Dead, Pancake Day and many more.

Vegan and gluten-free alternatives are provided so that no one needs to miss out!

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Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream

Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream

Roast Butternut Squash with Pancetta and Gruyère and Parmesan Cream, Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes. Photography by Chris Terry.

Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes

From casual Friday night dinner to brunch with friends, light lunches and garden feasts, picnics and barbecues, to more lavish dinner parties and the classic Sunday lunch, Matt has all bases covered.

The weekend is the chance to kick your shoes off and relax or, if you love a kitchen project, it’s time to spend preparing a special meal for yourself and loved ones to enjoy together.

Matt Tebbutt is used to spending his Saturdays cooking—as the host of BBC TV’s Saturday Kitchen, he’s never short of a fast meal idea or a meal for guests that will impress.

With 100 recipes and menu combinations, beautiful photography, and simple yet inspiring dishes, make the weekend special again with Weekend.

Weekend: Eating at Home: From long lazy lunches to fast family fixes is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca (more…)

Monica’s Classic Roast Turkey

Monica's Classic Roast Turkey

Monica’s Classic Roast Turkey, excerpted from FRIENDSGIVING: The Official Guide to Hosting, Roasting, and Celebrating with Friends by Shoshana Stopek. Copyright © 2020. Photography by © Getty Images.

FRIENDSGIVING: The Official Guide to Hosting, Roasting, and Celebrating with Friends by Shoshana Stopek. Copyright © 2020.

In part one of Friendsgiving you’ll find recipes like Righteous Mac ‘n’ Cheese and Neslé Toulouse Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. Part two is filled with Friends-style entertaining tips, such as creating the ultimate Friendsgiving playlist and DIY-ing party decorations. Part three keeps the fun going with Pin the Tail on Ugly Naked Guy, Unagi Pictionary, and many more activities.

Filled with full-colour photos, quotes, and highlighting memorable moments from the show throughout, Friendsgiving is a delightful compendium of ideas for celebrating holidays, special occasions, or anytime festivities with your favourite people.

Friendsgiving: The Official Guide to Hosting, Roasting, and Celebrating with Friends is available at Amazon.com and Indigo.ca


Monica’s Classic Roast Turkey

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Pesto spinach stuffed spaghetti squash

Pesto spinach stuffed spaghetti squash, Whole in One: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet by Ellie Krieger. Photos by Randi Baird.

Pesto spinach stuffed spaghetti squash, Whole in One: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, or Skillet by Ellie Krieger. Photos by Randi Baird.

We want the food we love and we want to be healthy, but who has the time or energy to figure it all out? James Beard Award winner and bestselling cookbook author Ellie Krieger shows you how to create a meal in a single pot, sheet pan, baking dish, or skillet—no additional gadgets or tools required. Divided by main—ingredients meat, poultry, seafood, vegetarian, dessert—and further separated into sheet pan, baking dish, skillet, and pot-cooked meals, the 125 nutritionally complete dinner recipes (plus healthy desserts) can each be prepared simply. (more…)

Baked Acorn Squash Stuffed wIth​ Rainbow Chard, Pecans, and Herbed Barley

Pecans: Recipes & History​ of an American Nut, Photography by Robert Holmes

Baked Acorn Squash Stuffed with Rainbow Chard, Pecans, and Herbed Barley, Pecans: Recipes & History of an American Nut, Photography by Robert Holmes.

A delicious superfood, the pecan is quintessentially American but also an international favourite, prized for its buttery flavour and abundant fibre, protein, and vitamins. Pecans give the underrated nut its due with sixty recipes inspired by global flavours and regional traditions, plus sidebars from chefs and writers such as Vivian Howard, Virginia Willis, Gerard Craft, Nathalie Dupree, Sandra Gutierrez, Lois Ellen Frank, Wendell Brock, and Janet Fletcher.   

 
Dishes run the gamut from breakfasts and baked goods to sauces and entrées, showcasing the pecan’s delicious versatility in original recipes, including Pecan, Pineapple, and Lemon Sunrise Smoothies; Fried Pecan-Coated Oysters with Old Bay Remoulade; Penne with Turnips and Turnip Green-Pecan Pesto; Stir-Fried Pecan Kung Pao Chicken; and Mexican Dark Chocolate Pecan Shortbread Tart.

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Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk

Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk, Whole Food Cooking Every Day by Amy Chaplin (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2019. Photographs by Anson Smart.

Rosemary Butternut Squash Soup with Toasted-Hazelnut Milk, Whole Food Cooking Every Day by Amy Chaplin (Artisan Books). Copyright © 2019. Photographs by Anson Smart.

Eating whole foods can transform a diet, and mastering the art of cooking these foods can be easy with the proper techniques and strategies.

In 20 chapters, Amy Chaplin, former executive chef of New York’s renowned vegan restaurant Angelica Kitchen, shares ingenious recipes incorporating the foods that are key to a healthy diet: seeds and nuts, fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and other plant-based foods. Chaplin offers her secrets for eating healthy every day: mastering some key recipes and reliable techniques and then varying the ingredients based on the occasion, the season, and what you’re craving. (more…)

American Thanksgiving 2015

There were two standouts from this year’s Thanksgiving dinner:

Roasted Beets with Beet Green Salsa Verde
Created by Tyler Florence for Food & Wine magazine, this dish uses ricotta, beets and their greens, dill, pomegranate seeds, olive oil and sherry vinegar. It is at once earthy and fresh, vibrant and creamy. If you can’t find beets with beautiful greens, Swiss chard or curly spinach leaves can be used instead.

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Best Recipes of Thanksgiving 2015

For Canadian Thanksgiving this year, I had the usually fare: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, salad and vegetables. Of these, two recipes really stood out.

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Early Thanksgiving

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Who knew I could bake? For this early Thanksgiving dinner I attempted a Salted Caramel Apple-Pear Tart from Fine Cooking Magazine. It looked great (if I do say so myself) and was not too arduous. This lattice-topped tart combined fall fruit with cardamom. Salted caramel tied the flavours together and large-crystal sanding sugar on the lattice added crunch. The Classic Pumpkin Pie, also from Fine Cooking Magazine, had a flaky, buttery crust and a creamy, spiced pumpkin filling.

The other standout dish was the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Caramelized Onions (again from Fine Cooking Magazine) which was flavoured with thyme and a little cider vinegar. The soft and sweet onions nestled into the tender, roasted sprouts, so you got a taste of them with every bite.

I swear I’m not sponsored by Fine Cooking Magazine but I have to say that it was a nice having them by my side whilst cooking this whole feast.

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Salted Caramel Apple-Pear Tart

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Classic pumpkin pie

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Roasted brussel sprouts with caramelized onions

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Bread stuffing with fresh herbs

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Pecans

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Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

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Apricot-glazed turkey

Two amazing Thanksgiving recipes

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One down, one to go. Just finished serving up a scrumptious Canadian Thanksgiving spread and I’m gearing up to dish out American Thanksgiving in a few weeks. And there’s a common element in both of my feasts. The turkey and the cranberry sauce.

Try out Food & Wine’s Apricot-Glazed Turkey. This roasted turkey tastes as good as it looks. It’s rubbed with olive oil, sprinkled with a mixture of coarse salt and pepper, and stuffed with bay leaves, lemons, garlic, thyme, roasemary and sage. The gorgeous mahogany colour comes from a glaze of lemon-infused apricot jam. The meat is flavourful and moist. And, it all cooks in less than three hours.

Cranberry Sauce

Bon Appétit’s Cranberry Sauce with Vanilla Bean and Cardamom is a tangy and flavourful relish. Fresh cardamom and vanilla seeds make for a version that’s sweet, sultry and exotic. It’s my family and friend’s favourite.