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Thanksgiving Idea: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

Fall is the time for exploiting all the wonderful flavors of squash and pumpkins, and — pumpkin pie aside of course — no dish better uses this flavor succulence than soup. It can be very astonishing to enjoy a great bowl of soup. A great bowl, that is. Most of us associate soup with red-and-white…

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Thanksgiving Ideas: Butternut Squash, Corn and Bread Bake with Cheese and Chives from Fireside Feasts

Suzen and I are always on the lookout for new side dishes for Thanksgiving and other fall feasts. We want dishes that the right “autumnal” notes. Here late fall corn and wonderful in-season butternut squash are combined into a dish that just might rival traditional stuffing. This is not quite a bread pudding, for it…

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Thanksgiving Idea: Roast Pumpkin, Golden Beet & Squash Salad with Garlic from Nourish

This is a clever idea for your Thanksgiving table. First of all, when we imagine that Thursday table we think about the turkey, the stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes and the prized pumpkin pie sitting on the sideboard or kitchen counter. The salad? Salad for Thanksgiving? I really never considered that a key part of the…

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Chilled Yellow Squash and Poblano Chile Soup with Lime and Chile Crema: Thanksgiving Ideas from Texas on the Table

                Here’s a recipe in my future and hopefully yours. Suzen and I are visiting great friends, great culinary friends, for Thanksgiving. My job is to find recipes for Monday-Thursday, not just Thanksgiving. On Wednesday I posted a book review for Texas on the Table by Terry Thompson-Anderson.…

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