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Tag Archives: Thanksgiving
RECIPE: Spiced Apple Cider Granita
My favorite dessert in the world is granita. I seek it out, almost obsessively. Gelupo, in my ex-hometown of London, makes the second greatest granita in the world in fabulous flavors. My favorite is rose topped with vanilla whipped cream, … Continue reading
RECIPE: Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Sage, and Hazelnuts
Every year–every year as long as I can remember–we have had potatoes au gratin for Thanksgiving. And I love them. As a kid, they were my favorite main course, and I still think they are just about the greatest thing … Continue reading
RECIPE: Spatchcocked Turkey with Citrus and Fresh Herbes de Provence
Every year we have our Franglais Thanksgiving–a mishmash of French and American culinary heritage at a very enthusiastic table. It’s not easy. The French among us think corn is for pigs and pumpkins inedible–unless the corn is very finely ground … Continue reading
RECIPE: Roasted Turkey Breast with Olive-Oil Smash Carrots, Brussels Sprouts with Chestnuts, and Herb Gravy
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. My family has a fabulous tradition of popping open a bottle of good champagne, and going around the table before dinner, toasting what each person is thankful for. We eat the American classics: roast turkey … Continue reading
The unthinkable has happened! I woke up this morning, on Thanksgiving, only to go to work! Such is living in London. Maman is coming over from the States, and so we will be able to have about half our family … Continue reading
RECIPE: Turkey 'au Vin'
Growing up in a French-American family, Thanksgiving was always a happy confusion. Apple cider sorbet with our pumpkin pie. Gratin Dauphinois instead of mashed potatoes. Haricots verts instead of regular, sturdy green beans. And we always, whether it’s considered French … Continue reading
RECIPE: Warm Roasted Shredded Brussels Sprout Salad
Mr. English and I are obsessed with Brussels sprouts–little villains. They look and act all tough, and give themselves a bad reputation. But I think you’ll find, Brussels sprouts are fast becoming everyone’s secret favorite vegetable. I just developed this … Continue reading