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Chef's Choice 60 Days of Holiday Edition: Gravy

Nov 25, 2020

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Traditional Pan Dripping Turkey Giblet Gravy (Gramma Vera's Turkey Gravy) Yields: +/- 12 servings This recipe includes the neck and giblets(that little pack you find inside the turkey). This is the classic, old school gravy my gramma made. You don't have to use the giblets. It's still delicious without it. To make this gravy, you'll need to make sure you have a good roasting pan for your turkey so you can get all those precious drippings! What are Drippings? Those are what's left in the pan...

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Chef's Choice 60 Days of Holiday Edition: Stuffing

Nov 20, 2020

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Holiday Stuffing and Dressing It'€™s not just for the holidays From the Chef: Sure, I had stuffing every Thanksgiving. My mom, Flo, made the Stove Top boxed version with a little twist, while my gramma Vera made her oyster dressing. It had this beautifully crisp topping, deeply aromatic scent when you dipped into it and, tasted like nothing I had ever had before It was rich yet, light. Although my grammas dressing was better, every time I see a box of Stove Top Stuffing it makes me think of my...

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Chef's Choice 60 Days of Holiday Edition: Sweet Potatoes

Nov 13, 2020

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Maple-thyme glaze FROM THE CHEF: I serve this dish at EVERY Thanksgiving & Christmas dinner at both, work, and home. I found the recipe in Cook’s Illustrated some years ago. What makes this recipe work so well is that the sweet potatoes are placed in a cold oven. By doing this, it allows their starches to turn into sugars, providing a super sweet and tender potato with an almost crispy exterior.  And it is super easy to make! INGREDIENTS: 3lbs or, about...

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Chef's Choice 60 Days of Holiday Edition: Mac and Cheese

Nov 06, 2020

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Mac and Cheese Serves 12 Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds uncooked elbow macaroni 6 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese 1-1/2 cups grated Gruyere or Parmesan   cheese 9 cups milk, warmed 3/4 cup butter 2T melted butter for the breadcrumbs 1 T. dry mustard (optional) 1t. onion powder   (optional) Pinch nutmeg (optional) 1/3 cup and 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons butter 1-1/2 cups bread crumbs 3 pinches paprika (or smoked paprika)   Directions ...

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Vampire Apples

Oct 30, 2020

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Here is a fun and easy Halloween treat that everyone is sure to love!   Ingredients: 1 apple (granny smith works best) Peanut Butter Mini Marshmallows Candy Corn   Directions: Halve and slice the apple, making sure to cut out the hard core.  Make sure the slices aren't too thick. Spread Peanut Butter on each slice. Start with the top "jaw" and alternate marshmallows and candy corn for the teeth and fangs. Add another slice for the bottom jaw. Enjoy!   Note: If...

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