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Put Down the Knife: Stock from that Turkey Carcass

  Here’s what not to do now. Do not spend endless time carving every last piece of meat off the bones of that turkey. Leave all the fragments, and perhaps a chunk or two. Why? Because you are going to use the carcass on another day to make stock. Even if most of the meat…

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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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Thanksgiving Turkey: The Absolute Best Recipe from Arrows

I posted this two 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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Oh, About Those Turkey Leftovers: Turkey Enchiladas with Creamy Tomatillo Sauce

“Uh, not next week,” I said to Suzen. “Thanksgiving cannot be next week.” “It is,” Suzen insisted. “But, but, the Christmas decorations have only been up for six weeks,” I said. “This is screwed up.” “Very,” Suzen agreed. On this blog we have always treated Thanksgiving as very, very special. We have posted some great…

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