How do we know that God Blesses America? Because He gave us this holiday devoted to man's favorite things: Food, football, and family.
Incredible taste combination of tangy dressing over sweet pears, smokey bacon, crisp nuts, and good-for-you spinach.
For the pecan pie connoisseur, this is the richest flavor you'll find! I think this is the perfect combination of sugars and nuts to produce the ideal flavor and texture. For the pie crust, believe it or not, the refrigerated rolls of pie dough from the store are great for this pie. (Don't buy the pre-molded pie crust!)
I have made this pumpkin pie many times for friends, and they always ask me for the recipe afterward. One friend tells me this is "just like the pie my grandmother used to make!"
A green bean casserole made using "real" ingredients, other than the canned fried onions.
Black Rice aka Dirty Rice. This is a turkey stuffing most often used in the South in place of traditional bread dressings. The blacker the rice; the better the stuffing. The s e c r e t of black rice is the chicken livers. The darker you cook them the blacker the rice. Also you can add more livers if you want.
Using a few basic ingredients, this stuffing baked in the oven has been a favorite at our Thanksgiving meal for years. It can be prepared the night before and refrigerated until ready to bake.
This was a requested recipe.
Smoked turkey for when you don't have a lot of time, say, like 6 hours or more.
This pie recipe won a lot of respect at the holiday table! I guarantee you this is the best pecan pie you will ever dream of -- oh, and watch yourself lick your fingers when you're finished -- umm-umm good!
This is a recipe I got from my mom...we use it as a side dish and its always a hit!
Great, simple stuffing you'll eat down to the last crumb on Thanksgiving.
Rice dressing for a 10-12 pound bird.
This is the original Wilted Spinach Salad as first served by The Cove restaurant in Los Angeles. The only addition is the optional hard boiled egg garnish.
Toasted Almond and Wine Soaked Apples served on top of lettuce greens with a Honey-Cream Cheese, poppy seed dressing.
This is a really, really simple dish to make. It's been a Thanksgiving tradition ever since my mother made it when I was young. It's even awesome reheated in the microwave!
This sausage stuffing will make between 10 and 12 servings, depending on who you're serving. If serving sausage lovers, add the proportionate amount of ingredients to compensate.
This is a super simple peach cobbler recipe I learned in the fire house. It has 4 ingredients (including the pan) and is so easy, even a firefighter can do it!!!
Who doesn't get tired of the same old circular cakes? This spicy fall cake comes out in a roll shape for easier cutting and eating.
A few seasonings and a long meeting with the oven turns your catch into a meal.