Category Archives: Thanksgiving

Adventures in Making Pumpkin Pie

  With Thanksgiving a few weeks away, and with Little Missy’s constant nagging about pumpkin pie, I’ve decided to break from our supermarket pie tradition and make my own.  Since Thanksgiving itself generally turns into craziness, I figured I’d practice … Continue reading

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie, or What to do With Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

  After a couple of days of straight up Thanksgiving leftovers I was ready to see something different on my plate and clear out my fridge at the same time.  I was first going to make Turkey Pot Pie, but … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Countdown: 7 Days to go, Do You Know What You’re Making?

  It’s a week before Thanksgiving and my email inbox is flooded with food related newsletters touting new and exciting recipes to replace the same old, supposedly boring, tried and tested favorite recipes.  My question is does anyone actually try … Continue reading

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Chili Chicken Enchiladas

  As I mentioned in my Fire Roasted Pepper post I was planning to make chicken enchiladas and if they turned out any good, I’d post the recipe.  Well, during dinner Little Missy pulled a piece of chicken from her … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks and Holiday Feasts

I both love and hate this time of year. I love it for all the cooking shows and magazines full of fall and holiday recipes (that I drool over yet never make). I hate it because those same shows and … Continue reading

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