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Thanksgiving Recipes – Kaeng Phed Ped Yang

Leftover turkey is the bane of every Thanksgiving chef. Sure, it’s great at first. Leftover turkey sandwiches and leftover turkey soup are great. But after 3 days you’ve eaten all the sandwiches and soup you can hold and you still … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – The Sweet Potatoes

In my Thanksgiving Countdown, there was one other thing I said I hate. Marshmallow smothered sweet potatoes.  Of course, everyone expects sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving, so I had to come up with a substitute. Fortunately, I knew exactly what to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – Almond Sesame Ginger Green Beans

I mentioned in my Thanksgiving Countdown that I hate green bean casserole. Every year at Thanksgiving and Christmas, someone gloops a can of mushroom soup over some green beans, sprinkles on some canned onion rings and bakes the awful mess until … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – The Stuffing

I ran out of steam yesterday before I finished posting my Thanksgiving recipes.  I’ll fix that today. For the stuffing I made a classic bread stuffing (subscription required). Since I was smoke-roasting the turkey, I baked the stuffing in the oven. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – The Gravy

A friend once made a stew that started with a home made demi glace. He spent days roasting bones, deglazing pans and simmering pots. For years we joked that the first step in the recipe was “Take one calf. Reduce … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Recipes – The Turkey

As promised, here are the recipes for my Thanksgiving dinner.  Might as well start with the turkey. Of course I smoked it on my Big Green Egg.  I used Kevin Rathbun’s recipe from the Big Green Egg web site.  I’ve made … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Post-mortem

Yesterday’s dinner went off almost without a hitch. All the food was ready on time and it all lived up to expectations. The only minor mistake was that, in the rush to get everything on the table, I forgot the … Continue reading

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