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Let’s talk turkey…

It’s Thanksgiving Day, and everyone gathers around the kitchen making small talk. This year everyone is talking politics, jobs and the economy. You’ll hear the occasional story about Aunt Bertha and her fibromyalgia. You pray you’ll temporarily lose your hearing… What’s really happening though, is folks are waiting for that …

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Tarragon turkey basted with port butter

The biggest food-related holiday of the year deserves some real attention. This recipe keeps it simple and will impress even the most critical turkey connoisseur. I was able to cut down the roasting time considerably and keep it moist and flavorful. Spend more time with friends and family while giving …

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Flourless chocolate pecan tart

It’s rich and for serious chocolate-lovers only. Lots of people have gluten concerns or other concerns about too many carbohydrates over the holidays. Here’s a relatively guilt-free dessert. This tart (which is really a take on a sponge cake) still contains sugar, but compared to most desserts on Thanksgiving, this …

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Stuffing Mom will be proud of :-)

Each year, families spend a lot of time planning and getting ready for Thanksgiving. One of the toughest dishes to make well is the dressing. I still call it stuffing, although I don’t cook it inside the bird. Call me sentimental, but whether in a glass dish or any other …

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