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Cookbook Review: School of Fish by Ben Pollinger

  This post is going up the day after Thanksgiving. By the end of this weekend, you'll have had your fill of turkey protein. How about some fish? School of Fish is an important book from many perspectives. It’s lovely to look at, has exciting recipes by a most talented chef, and addresses a food…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: A Sort-of Turkey Cassoulet from Holly Garrison

  It’s Friday. Yesterday was Thanksgiving. What’s for dinner? You still have guests or family? Well, don’t disappoint them. Too often we suffer post-Thanksgiving relapse and letdown. We just reheat the stuff from last night. Well, the stuffing and turkey and the gravy and those mashed potatoes. You did make enough potatoes, didn’t you? Here’s…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Recipes from Home, Second Try!

I posted the picture here a month ago, and forgot the text. So, since today is Thanksgiving and most of us are home or in a family member's home, here are literally recipes from home. For 21 years, Home restaurant in West Greenwich Village has featured farm-to-table menus with local ingredients. The restaurant space is…

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Turkey Roasting Times

Puzzled? Worried? First time? Don’t worry. You’ll be fine. Here’s a very helpful guide to the roasting times for your turkey. Times vary both with the size of the turkey and whether it is stuffed or not. The assumption here is that the turkey goes into a 500˚F oven for the first 30 minutes, then…

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Cookbook Review: Brooks Headley’s Fancy Desserts

I have about 1600 posts on this blog. Something near 2 million words. I have written about this and about that. I can write about anything. Or so I thought. I mean this as a compliment to the author and packagers of this book: this is the strangest dessert book I have ever seen. I…

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Honey and Chipotle Glazed Sweet Potatoes from Diane Morgan

I first posted this recipe four years ago, and it is one Suzen and I have enjoyed on a regular basis ever since. Now, I know, I have posted several sweet potato recipes recently, all in anticipation of Thanksgiving. Which is very soon. Actually, it’s tomorrow. And if you have yet to settle on a…

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