Happy Thanksgiving from Suzen and Brian

We just wish you all a wonderful holiday filled with good times and tasty food. We’ll blog more about gravy today — because we know that you all relish great gravy.  And besides that craving, we all share some gravy making trepedation. Turkey leftover...

Nick’s Cranberry Sauce

I was looking over the recipes I’ve blogged this week for Thanksgiving: turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, beverages, a pumpkin cake … Oh, dear. Once again I have forgotten the cranberry sauce. Before Suzen yells at me, because she loves cranberry sauce the way...

Cranberry Cordial

I promised to post a blog a holiday drink on Wednesday. I’m doing it now because of a bit of a deadline: this liquor is supposed to take two days to mature in the refrigerator, but I think if you work on it first thing on Wednesday, you can use it by dinner time on...

Pumpkin Chiffon Cake for Thanksgiving

  Here is a Thanksgiving dessert that is classic yet different. The pumpkin flavor is here, but it’s a cake, a glorious chiffon cake, and not a pie. [Okay, make the pie, too, and serve it on Friday to avoid tears]. I led my Cooking by the Book team as the official...