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Suzen’s Apple and Rye Stuffing

There is a lovely work called the Thanksgiving Cookbook by Holly Garrison that has a Calvados Rye Stuffing. I’ve blogged the recipe and we loved it. Thing is, this Thanksgiving our grandson Daniel was with us. It just seemed a bit of a stretch to incorporate that Calvados into something a 12-year old was about…

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Calvados and Rye Stuffing with Golden Delicious Apples

While many of us now cook our stuffing outside of the bird, this stuffing is really designed to be baked inside. It’s a recipe from Normandy where apples enter into every food combination imaginable. Here, dense rye bread is combined with apple slices and apple brandy, Calvados, to generate a heady mixture. You want your…

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Corn Bread and Mushroom Stuffing

Many of us, especially if we have southern backgrounds, are used to cornbread stuffing for our holiday meal. Being born in Southern California, I am happy to continue the tradition. This recipe is from The Thanksgiving Cookbook, the crafted product Holly Garrison. This book was published in the last century, but Suzen and I use…

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Thanksgiving Stuffing for You, Thanks to Dorie Greenspan

In the groundbreaking book  Around my French Table, one recipe by Dorie Greenspan went viral: a stuffed pumpkin. We’ve taken that stuffing and adopted it just a tad and for turkey. We first posted this blog in 2010, and here it is again. Don’t have all the ingredients? Well, improvise or find one of those…

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