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Suzen’s Thanksgiving Chutney: Carrots, Raisins, Bell Pepper and Cranberries

“How does this taste?” I asked Suzen. “Like a dentist,” she replied. That was bad. Very bad. Not because dentists are inherently bad. But because her first husband was a dentist. Ugly divorce. Still, she had a point, the spice mix did kinda resemble that goop a dentist can apply before sticking a needle in…

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Thanksgiving Turkey from The Arrows Cookbook

I posted this three years ago, but I’m repeating today for several reasons. It’s been just about the most popular post on this site. Second, everyone now is scrambling for “the” recipe for their turkey. Third, we tend to repeat our meal on Thanksgiving so why not repeat here the best recipes for this important…

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Thanksgiving Peas, Please [Cracked Pepper and Butter Peas with Parmesan from Diane Morgan]

“They want a green vegetable,” Suzen said to me. “God, not green beans. Please, I can’t do it.” We were discussing our hosts’ requests for what to bring on Thanksgiving. This year we’ve opted to share the holiday with lovely friends. There will be wine, noise, shared cooking, and wine. Good wine. “I’m researching,” I…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Enchiladas with Creams Tomatillo Sauce

I posted this recipe in early 2010, at my daughter’s request, but I’m doing it again because tomorrow you will have leftover turkey and this is just the best possible way to enjoy it. It’s not “leftovers.” It’s “delicious” and rich and different. The enchiladas are paired with one of my favorite foods: tomatillos.  This…

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