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Classic Cornbread Stuffing from The Cornbread Book

In his little tome devote to cornbread, The Cornbread Book, Jeremy Jackson includes some recipes from Missouri and his mom. Northerners call it stuffing and Southerners call it dressing. But all of us love the side dish that makes for a complete holiday meal. Turkey without stuffing? Without dressing? That would be holiday heresy. This…

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Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good from Around My French Table

This was first posted four years ago when Dorie Greenspan's magnificent Around My French Table was a soaring and stunning rage. While the buzz may have abated, there is no decline in the importance of Dorie's work. This recipe is surely one you might consider for this holiday season. You are going to have stuffing…

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Bourbon and White Wine Cranberry Sauce

  Cranberry sauce? Wait, put down the can opener. You can make your own, your very own and very much better. You'll be using fresh cranberries. That can of sauce was made months ago, maybe even last year. This quick, easy recipe will give you a sense of pride. It’s so better to “make” your Thanksgiving spread…

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Cookbook Review: The Cornbread Book

Jeremy Jackson has, to my knowledge, written only two cookbooks: Desserts That Have Killed Better Men Than Me [2004] and The Cornbread Book [2003]. I haven’t seen that Dessert book, yet, but I have The Cornbread Book and it’s what you might call a tidy little gem. At just over a 100 pages, there is…

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