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Ina Garten’s Apple Pie Bars

Ina knows.  It seems like Ina Garten knows just about everything she needs to know.  You never look at an Ina Garten recipe and doubt her.  Something about her easy temperament, effortless entertaining, innumerable mentions of her husband Jeffrey, and…

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Here’s The Word, Turkey-Bird

Listen, I know I can’t compete with your Aunt Martha’s green bean casserole, or your Uncle Steve’s ultra-moist stuffing.  I know.  Thanksgiving is sacred and we shouldn’t be in the business of reinventing the turkey wheel.  No one wants that….

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Fruit Pie Recipes

Bourbon Pear Crumble Pie

The apples on my kitchen counter are looking at me in utter confusion.  They don’t understand how I could make a beautiful pie crust, make a sweet, pecan-studded crumble, bring out the bourbon, and reach for the pears instead of…

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Holiday

Let’s Leftover!

he day after Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite day to eat… Chinese take-out food.  Anything that I didn’t boil on a stove or bake in the oven myself, please.  Anything that doesn’t taste like sage or pumpkin, please.  No pie,…

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Dinner Holiday Recipes Savory

Mushroom and Mash

just realized something essential to my next week.  Um… this is my first Thanksgiving!  This is the first year, of my 33 years in the world, that I’m hosting my first totally-grown, matching-casserole-dishes, not-paperplate, make-all-the-pies THANKSGIVING at my New Orleans…

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Holiday Pie Recipes

Apple Cranberry Crumble Pie

I’ve set out on the very serious task of brainstorming ALL of the Thanksgiving pies.  Good reason.  I’m preparing the welcome most ALL of my family to New Orleans for Thanksgiving.  There will be no turkey in my oven.  There…

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