Turkey dinner is the biggest meal of the year for many cooks – and most stressful for some – definitely for first-time cooks who are nervous enough about hosting more than six diners at a time. In case you need help, I’ve found a number of sites on the web that are offering some solid [...]
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Thanksgiving Recipes From All Around the Web – Turkey, Vegetarian Thanksgivings, Sides and Pies – All Here
November 15th, 2012 · No Comments
November 17th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Cooking can be puzzling to those who don’t do it much, or haven’t kept up with ingredients or techniques. Some, however, make me think, “What the…?” At The Post, I took calls every week from 3-6 p.m. on Thursdays – the day the food section came out. I’d get tons of questions that mostly made [...]
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June 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments
From a reader, Timothi Kae Mahaffey, in the Allegheny mountains of Pennsylvania-Warren: “I hope you can help me with this one. Years ago, I visited Orange Lake, Florida, where my grandparents lived during the winter. There was a spread that was thick and you put it on toast like a jam/jelly/marmalade, and I think it [...]
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December 17th, 2010 · No Comments
Still shopping for the cook or gourmet from Florida on your list? Here are some items I’ve recommended in the past – and many with a Florida slant. Manatee cookie cutters, silicone spatulas – never enough! – roasting pans, more. Dutch oven – a must have – clever aprons, flexible cutting mats and more. Florida [...]
November 1st, 2010 · 8 Comments
The Thanksgiving Dinner Planner – start today, make the lists, follow the plans, and you’ll succeed!