Tag: Thanksgiving

Random Thankful Lists

Random Thankful Lists

From cats who cradle to cast iron to the wisdom of children and wildlife, I have a lot to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.

Thanksgiving Roundup

Thanksgiving Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.

Thanksgiving Crisis Averted!

Note to self: when you are drying out the cornbread and french bread for the dressing in the oven, DON’T turn it on to 450° to preheat it for the Brussels sprouts! I caught it just in time. The Grill-Meister thinks the “char” will add […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Bacon and Bacon-Jalapeño Jam

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Bacon and Bacon-Jalapeño Jam

Almost blackened, these Brussels sprouts are spicy-sweet-tart-crunchy-soft yumminess and perfect for the holiday table.

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

A friend and colleague’s perfect execution of a traditional Swedish apple cake, with the (translated) recipe. A great candidate for the holiday table.

From the NY Times: How to Deep Clean Your Fridge (just in time for Thanksgiving)

From the NY Times: How to Deep Clean Your Fridge (just in time for Thanksgiving)

Excellent process description for cleaning out your fridge, just in time for the holidays. #CleanOutMyFridgePledge

Found Recipe:  A New Holiday Sweet Potato Favorite

Found Recipe: A New Holiday Sweet Potato Favorite

Sweet Potato Stacks from Cooking Light are worthy of status as a holiday classic.

Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What?

Spatchcocked turkey is everything you want in a turkey: moist on the inside, with crispy, savory, mahogany skin on the outside. Read about it here: Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What? This will be our turkey strategy again this year.

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with a Hint of Cumin

Simple, creamy butternut squash soup that even vegetable haters will eat.

I Love Thanksgiving! Run-Up to My Favorite Holiday

I Love Thanksgiving! Run-Up to My Favorite Holiday

Thanksgiving means food and family and fun, and I enjoy the process of getting ready for it. Check out some of the Glover Gardens standards.

Sweet Potato Biscuits: Family History, Love on a Plate

Sweet Potato Biscuits: Family History, Love on a Plate

Sweet Potato Biscuits are made on special occasions in my family, and epitomize the feeling that Food is Love. Well, it is. Try them and see.

Spatchcocked Turkey.  Say What?

Spatchcocked Turkey. Say What?

Spatchcocked turkey is everything you want in a turkey: moist on the inside, with crispy, savory, mahogany skin on the outside.

Countdown to Thanksgiving

Countdown to Thanksgiving

I like starting from a blank slate and creating a sense of bountiful harvest and plenty in my dining room for Thanksgiving.

Thankful for…Bay Leaves and Family

Thankful for…Bay Leaves and Family

A co-created centerpiece brings the family together in a meaningful discussion of what we’re thankful for.

Found Recipe:  Alton Brown’s Deep-Fried Turkey

Found Recipe: Alton Brown’s Deep-Fried Turkey

We like to try new things here at Glover Gardens (sometimes really new, and sometimes just new to us).  A few years ago, the Grill-Meister set out to master deep-fried turkey.  After some intense Google research, he settled on Alton Brown’s version, complete with its […]

Food Magazine Treasures:  Salted-Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

Food Magazine Treasures: Salted-Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

This pie is a wonderful mix of textures – the crunch of the toasted pecans with their caramel glaze and sea salt garnish balances perfectly with the soft, fudge-like filling.


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