Chiles and allspice give a punch of flavor to this creamy, spicy pumpkin bisque. The soup gets a jump-start from canned pumpkin, but feel free to use freshly-cooked and pureed pumpkin.
Recipes for side dishes.
Cranberry Stuffed Acorn Squash is always a hit during the cold winter season. The naturally tart cranberries are sweetened with orange and spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg. It’s a perfect pairing with the natural gentle sweetness of acorn squash.
Surprise your family this Thanksgiving with a boneless stuffed turkey. Your guests will never know by looking at it that the turkey has been deboned. Visually, it looks just like a standard stuffed turkey.
If you’re a baby boomer from the east, you probably have fond memories of Grandma’s chestnut stuffing. There is nothing fancy about it, but oh so good. This heirloom recipe takes stuffing back to the basics, adding chestnuts to stale bread and savory vegetables.
Baby boomers fondly remember the simple classic green bean casserole as a Thanksgiving standard. This version is updated a bit to add fresh mushrooms. It also uses frozen green beans, which contain less salt and retain more color.
Whip up these delicious zucchini bites in a jiffy, all in one bowl and all at one time. The baking mix magically makes a crust, even though it is beaten in with everything else. Great for party appetizers or cut them into larger squares to serve as a side dish.
This method for Sun-Dried Tomato Barley treats barley like rice pilaf. First the barley is toasted in butter, then cooked with flavorful sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and scallions. This is a fast and easy welcomed change from the usual rice side dish.
The beautiful colors of this red, white, and blue potato salad come from the potatoes themselves. This recipe is obviously perfect for the 4th of July due to the coloring, but you will enjoy it year-round.