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Turkey Soup with Root Vegetables from Broth & Stock by Jennifer McGruther

That Thanksgiving dinner is something we all look forward. The aftermath, of leftovers and dirty dishes and kitchen chaos, is of course worth the price. But the benefits do not end on that Thursday night. You have leftovers and you can enjoy them with relish equal to Thursday. By Sunday night, you may want a…

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Juniperotivo Cocktail from The Craft Cocktail Party by Julie Reiner

You will need pomegranate molasses. Don’t worry. Easily found at any Middle Eastern market or perhaps in the ethnic section of a giant American supermarket. Yes, the flavor and color are distinctive, but you’ll have many uses for it: cocktails, salad dressings, marinades. It’s a lovely ingredient. Here, it adds a distinctive sweetness and that…

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Cookbook Review: The Craft Cocktail Party

I was walking the street this week in driving rain. And it was cold. I should finally admit that summer is over. Heck, fall is half over. Winter approaches. Which means our drinking habits change. Summer is the time for pitchers of sangria and margaritas. Fast and fruity, many of us tend to make “easy”…

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TBT Recipe: Joel Robuchon’s Mashed Potatoes

It's a week to Thanksgiving. I know, the turkey is important. And the pie. But, we all know the key to meal is the mashed potatoes. Here you go! To make life easy for you, here's a head start on the best mashed potatoes you could possibly have. Why not try them this week, just…

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