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Best Wines for Thanksgiving. Serving wine at Thanksgiving is always a challenge.

Best Wines for Thanksgiving

Do you serve a different wine with every course? How many bottles should you buy? What if you serve the wrong red and it makes the turkey taste completely unappealing? Pairing is a science best left to the professionals, and on a day like Thanksgiving you can’t leave anything to chance. That’s why we turned to our friend and most valued wine expert Jordan Salcito, who rocks the grape world with her dual-position as beverage director at Momofuku and founder of Bellus Wines. Eric Bordelet ‘Poire Granite’ Normandy, France Interest in cider has exploded the past few years and new ciders are flooding the market.

Domaine Lesuffleur Cider Normandy, France This Normandy cider is brand new to the US market, made in tiny quantities from over twelve varieties of apples. Champagne – France Savart’s l’Ouverture is a blanc de noir, or a white wine made from red grapes. Polenta Stuffing + Chocolate Pepper Pots de Crème - superman cooks. This post is sponsored by our friends at Colavita and Perugina: Join Our Holiday Table.

Polenta Stuffing + Chocolate Pepper Pots de Crème - superman cooks

All opinions are our own. The holidays for us are about two things: family and food (not necessarily in that order). As we prepare to celebrate our third Thanksgiving together, planning our menu is one of our favorite things to do. This year, thanks to our friends at Colavita and Perugina, we are showcasing not one, but two new dishes for our holiday table: Polenta Stuffing with Sausage and Crispy Sage and Chocolate Pepper Pots de Creme. Our Thanksgiving table is always about tradition. First up for consideration: Polenta Stuffing. Next, Keith used delicious Perugina 70% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Orangello to create these out of this world pots de crème.

Grain-Free Sage and Pecan Stuffing. If you live in the United States you are probably well-aware that the holidays are upon us.

Grain-Free Sage and Pecan Stuffing

Most of us are planning our menus for next week and frantically trying to get to the grocery store before all the decent yams are snatched up. If you have food allergies, dietary restrictions, or have been embarking on a grain-free lifestyle like me, you might be worried about what will take the place of stuffing at your holiday table this year.

Don’t worry, I got you covered. Remember that tutorial on How to Make Grain-Free Cauliflower Rice? Well there was a reason I shared it with you this week… cauliflower rice makes amazing mock stuffing! P.S. Half Baked Harvest - Made with Love. Porchetta Recipe on Food52. Cooking is more fun with friends.

Porchetta Recipe on Food52

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Holidays menu 2015

What to Eat Now: Chestnuts. Slow_cooked_lamb_and_more_spring_entertaining_recipes. SK. NYE2014. 50 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes. We’re jettisoning into the holiday season, and aside from spending valuable time with family, holidays are all about side dishes.

50 Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

Family. Side dishes. That’s it. Plus pie. Vegan & Gluten Free Christmas 2011. A while back we received an email from one of the editors at Bon Appétit Magazine, asking if we wanted to create a vegan and gluten-free Christmas menu for them, as a special web feature.

Vegan & Gluten Free Christmas 2011

We usually aren’t strictly vegan or gluten-free, but were so flattered by the offer that we didn’t have to think more than 2 seconds before answering them that we would happily take it on as a challenge (while dancing a silly dance and singing “We are working with BA, we are working with BA…”). We came up with five different recipes; Cinnamon roasted root vegetables, Mustard kale salad, Spiced spinach tarts, Christmas falafels and a Pomegranate cheesecake. It is always fun to cook at Christmas since you get to use holiday flavors like saffron, clove, cinnamon, mustard and lemon. Vegan Pumpkin Pie Martini - Gluten-free and Refined Sugar-free. I will keep this one short, yesterday’s post was enough words to read for the next week.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Martini - Gluten-free and Refined Sugar-free

Phew! What can I say, sometimes I just have stuff I wanna chat about. Thanks so much for being here to read it and all the rest of my ramblings! I originally was only going to be sharing this recipe with my email list. An exclusive content kinda thing. Too many people hate emails lists and I kinda don’t blame you. Vegan Pumpkin Pie Martini – Gluten-free and Refined Sugar-freeserves 11 tablespoon coconut sugar with a pinch of cinnamon (for the rim)1/4 teaspoon cinnamon*a pinch or two each of ground nutmeg, ginger and cloves *2 ounces good quality vodka3 tablespoons organic coconut milk (the canned kind)2 tablespoons canned or fresh pure pumpkin puree2 tablespoons pure organic maple syrup (or honey)1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Mix together the coconut sugar and the cinnamon on a small plate.

. * feel free to replace the spices with a pumpkin pie spice blend, if you have one on hand. Tipsy Grapefruit Salad Recipe From The Tasting Table Test Kitchen. All You Need to Know About Champagne for New Year's Eve and Beyond. No matter when you pop a bottle of Champagne, it feels like a party.

All You Need to Know About Champagne for New Year's Eve and Beyond

Champagne, not mere sparkling wine, is the stuff of Hollywood legend, of romance and of celebrations both big and small. Biggie rapped about it, Marilyn Monroe bathed in it and F. Scott Fitzgerald famously argued that there's no such thing as having too much of it. Indeed, there's something magical about a splurge-worthy bottle of bubbly, and during the holidays, there's often no better thing to gift or get. But let's face it, real Champagne, the stuff that comes from a little province in Northeastern France, can be expensive. SK. Healthy holidays: caraway + horseradish broccoli quinoa salad » The First Mess // healthy vegan recipes for every season. I am dead-set on a holiday decor extravaganza at my house this year.

healthy holidays: caraway + horseradish broccoli quinoa salad » The First Mess // healthy vegan recipes for every season

I’ve got some sweet garlands, birch trunks, old hydrangea blooms sprayed with GOLD, the lights, lanterns, a boxwood wreath, lime green osage oranges, grapevines, spruce cuttings, pine cones, and some jute rope and pretty ribbon to finish it off all nice. That’s just the outside stuff. It’s kind of soothing clipping branches and jamming them into frozen boxes of dirt in the name of merry-making. It’s definitely frivolous, but in the moment it feels way too important. Christmas Spiced Parsnip Cake.

The first time I heard about parsnip cake was only a month ago.

Christmas Spiced Parsnip Cake

How to Make Sauerkraut Soup.

Tday 2013

The menu. Xmas menu.