Tag: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Dinner
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Thanksgiving Dinner

I was born on Thanksgiving Day. Perhaps, that’s why it is my favorite holiday. From our first one bedroom apartment to the larger family apartment we live in now, Thanksgiving Dinner has always been in our house. Every year, my husband makes his famous cornucopia as a centerpiece and sets […]

Roasting a Pumpkin
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Roasting a Pumpkin

I find Roasting a Pumpkin to be easy and very satisfying. The best pumpkins to roast are Sugar Pumpkins. They have a sweet and mellow flavor that is perfect for pies. Yes, you can use canned pumpkin for pumpkin recipes; but where’s the fun in that? Roasting a Pumpkin rather […]

String Bean Casserole
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String Bean Casserole

For years, I’ve heard people talk about eating a String Bean Casserole. I have to admit that before I made one, I had never eaten it. Tuna casserole, yes- String Bean Casserole, no. Enter Rebecca Grafstein and KosherKart and suddenly, I had frozen cut string beans, Imagine Portobello Mushroom Soup […]

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Classic Cranberry Sauce

Did you know that frozen cranberries make just as good Classic Cranberry Sauce as fresh cranberries off the vine? Well, they do- and it’s so much easier. You don’t even have to defrost the berries! I admit I grew up eating jellied cranberry sauce from the can- and I loved […]

Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
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Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

My daughter loves this Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon pie. I tried a baked Pumpkin Pie for Thanksgiving last year and she was truly disappointed. She lobbied for me to make this Unbaked Pumpkin Chiffon Pie this year and won. The pie is best when made with fresh puréed pumpkin. The color […]

Pumpkin Pie
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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie was always a favorite of my Mother’s and still is my daughter’s. For years, I bought a small sugar pumpkin, steamed it, puréed it and used it to make a Pumpkin Chiffon Pie. Then, I evolved; and started to roast the fresh pumpkin. The roasted pumpkin has infinitely […]