Thanksgiving

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Real food holiday recipe link up

Real food holiday recipe link up

The holidays are right around the corner and we are all going to be exposed to some less than optimal food choices. Let's try to make the best possible food decisions this season! We think that this Real Food Holiday Recipe Link-Up might be just t...

The Sacramento Bee
Turkey Day for two? Have some fun with it

Turkey Day for two? Have some fun with it

Perhaps more than any other holiday, Thanksgiving is associated with big family gatherings. But that doesn't mean you need a house full of in-laws, uncles and cousins to celebrate in a meaningful way. Newlyweds, empty- nesters, young adults o...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Sweet-and-sour glazed carrots and green beans

Recipe: Sweet-and-sour glazed carrots and green beans

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 4 ounces bacon 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch thick rounds 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch lengths ...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Roasted butternut squash and chickpeas

Recipe: Roasted butternut squash and chickpeas

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Serves: 5 Roasting brings out full, deep flavors in vegetables such as winter squashes. Surprisingly, it does the same thing for chickpeas. The chickpeas become toasty, slightly dried and d...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Cranberry apple chutney

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Makes about 3 cups Delicious served with pork roast or grilled chicken breast as well as roast turkey. Recipe from Spice Islands. INGREDIENTS One 12-ounce bag fresh or frozen cranberries ...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Brussels sprouts braised with bacon and chestnuts

Recipe: Brussels sprouts braised with bacon and chestnuts

Total time: 40 minutes, plus roasting and peeling time for the chestnuts Serves: 4 to 6 There are two secrets to preparing this recipe by Russ Parsons of the Los Angeles Times. First, steaming the Brussels sprouts whole and then quarteri...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipes: Pumpkinseed stuffing with chorizo

Recipes: Pumpkinseed stuffing with chorizo

Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes Serves 6 to 8 Note: Pumpkinseed oil can be found at well-stocked supermarkets and gourmet cooking stores. Chorizo can be found at select groceries. For a little extra heat, roast 2 to 4 jalapeños with t...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Tex-Mex corn pudding

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes Serves: 6-8 Can it be a Southern Thanksgiving without corn pudding on the table? Classic corn pudding is a creamy, mild blend, but sometimes tradition needs a little kick in the kernels. Sit thi...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Thanksgiving Camp at Sac Children’s Museum

Thanksgiving Camp at Sac Children’s Museum

Learn about native peoples around the world through music, dance, stories, snacks, crafts, games and sports!  Kids will love finding out about the Eskimos (Inuit) of North America, the Aborigines of Australia, !Kung of Africa and the Hmong of Asia. For children ages 5-9 (Must be in Kindergarten). Snacks will be provided. When: November...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Macadamia nut white chocolate pie

Nov 13, 2012
Recipe: Macadamia nut white chocolate pie

Remember last month, when my family had our “head” issue? Well, the effects of the issue are still being felt ’round these parts. I mean, it’s all gone, (knocking LOUDLY on wood) but the psychological trauma is still in residence. I am convinced I stil have it. Mel has checked me, I have checked...

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