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Thanksgiving Wild Rice Stuffing with Pine Nuts, Dried Apricots, and Fresh Herbs

“Our garden herbs are still fresh, right?” I asked. “Yes,” Suzen said. “And you love pine nuts, right?” “What do you want, Brian.” She was now on alert. “Well, I found this stuffing recipe that uses them and I just thought …” “Let me see,” she asked and extended her hand for the cookbook I…

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Thanksgiving Ideas 2011

  “How long have you had these symptoms?” the doctor asked me. “A week or two,” I answered. “About a month at this level. Decades at a reduced level.” Suzen was contributing to my diagnosis. I did not appreciate the “decades” bit. “So,” the doctor continued, “your issue is confusion.” “Yes,” I said. “YES,” Suzen…

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Thanksgiving Stuffing 2010 with Thanks to Dorie Greenspan

Thanksgiving stuffing is personal. It’s one of the flavors you probably remember from childhood. There are a zillion recipes for stuffing out there. Here is one more, and I assure you this is a great one. I should just note that there is absolutely nothing wrong or lacking in that basic stuffing recipe we all…

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Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good by Dorie Greenspan

From time to time I have to emphatically praise the exceptional. This is such a time. Dorie Greenspan’s new book Around My French Table is so much fun I can’t stand it. Besides the perfect recipes, the book reads like a fabulous mystery book, a true page turner. Of course, the recipes themselves are not…

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