Monthly Archives: November 2013

Day After Thanksgiving Soup Recipe

Turkey and stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, peas and onions, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies as far as the eye can see and all the rest. With a Thanksgiving menu like that, the leftovers will be plentiful. For many of us, … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Cranberry Coffee Cake

I might argue that the best part of the Thanksgiving meal is the leftovers. While most of it will likely go from refrigerator to microwave to table, the real fun begins when the bloom is off the rose and it’s … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Candy Apples

In 1908, candy maker William Kolb was experimenting with new recipes in his Newark, NJ shop. On a whim, he dipped whole apples into a cinnamon flavored candy boiling on the stove. The next day the sweet, hard-shelled apples were … Continue reading

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Pickled Cranberries

A fixture at Thanksgiving dinner and throughout the holiday season, cranberries are native to America and have been enjoyed as a food staple since well before the Pilgrims showed up. Available from September through the end of the year, the … Continue reading

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Cornbread, Sourdough and Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Whether it’s stuffing or dressing, the blend of breadcrumbs, vegetables and herbs is an undisputed staple of the Thanksgiving table. The name distinction is all about how, or rather where it’s cooked. Cooked inside the turkey, it’s stuffing. Cooked as … Continue reading

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How to Winterize Your Rain Barrel

In warmer regions, rain barrels can be used all year long with little maintenance, but in cold climates, winter weather can spell trouble for even the sturdiest rain barrels. As ice expands, hoses split, barrels burst and water flow can … Continue reading

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Fauxtatoes: Garlic Mashed Cauliflower Recipe

Thanksgiving in nearly upon us. Turkey with gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes (sometimes covered in sticky marshmallow), casseroles, cranberry sauce, pies galore and perhaps a glass or two of wine. On the day of the great feast, the average American will … Continue reading

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