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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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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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