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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 Ideas: Pumpkin and Cinnamon Strudel from Fireside Feasts

Fall is pumpkin season, for decoration and for eating. Pumpkin pie is surely the most common way we consume those lovely orange spheres. Here’s a very different way to enjoy pumpkins, and, most importantly, it does not use that canned pumpkin stuff. No, here you are eating a pumpkin, a real pumpkin. The idea here…

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole from Texas on the Table

  So, if you cannot say something nice, then, then invent something kind. It is hard to find a sweet potato that you would want to take home to mom. They are, candidly, just plain ugly. Perhaps that is extreme. They are certainly more than a little raw around the edges. All the edges. Of…

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Pumpkin Chiffon Cake for Thanksgiving

Heresy is a word we rarely use these days. Now that burning at the stake is no longer a risk, we really don’t pay attention to the rabble rousers. There are fanatical types on the other side other planet but very few in Manhattan — I’m ignoring politics policy. Some people might consider me a…

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