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Nov 262014

by WorldWideRecipes.com There is no denying that, collectively, early American colonists had a sweet tooth. Sugar and other sweeteners were expensive and dishes containing them were considered a luxury. Maple syrup was the sweetener of choice in New England, but molasses, honey, or cane syrup might have been used elsewhere. Serves 6 to 8. 2 tablespoons […]

 November 26, 2014  Posted by at 11:23 am Soups Comments Off on Pumpkin Soup with Maple Cream
Nov 252014

by WorldWideRecipes.com Seafood was abundant and readily available to early colonists – lobsters and crabs were considered “trash” food and fed to the pigs. Smoking was an ancient method used both in Europe and the New World to preserve fish and meats, and a wide variety of smoked fish was available to the transplanted colonists. Serves […]

 November 25, 2014  Posted by at 11:22 am Non-Turkey Entrees Comments Off on Smoked Fish with Horseradish Sauce
Nov 242014

1 tablespoon poultry seasoning 3 tablespoons corn (or vegetable) oil 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 3 cloves peeled garlic 1 teaspoon salt black pepper, generous grating 1 turkey Preheat oven 350F. Combine poultry seasoning, oils, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper, set aside. Prepare the turkey: remove the wire that holds the […]

 November 24, 2014  Posted by at 11:27 am Entrees Comments Off on Herb Seasoned Roast Turkey
Nov 232014

1, 12 ounce package cornbread mix 1 pound sausage, cooked and drained 1 tablespoon butter 3/4 cup chopped onion 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 teaspoon dried thyme 2 teaspoons ground sage 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 to 1 cup chicken broth Preheat oven to 350F. Make the […]

 November 23, 2014  Posted by at 11:27 am Dressings & Sutffings Comments Off on Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing
Nov 222014

2 tablespoons margarine 2 tablespoon flour 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper 2 cups frozen peas Melt margarine over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth and lump free. Gradually whisk in the milk. Add sugar, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir the sauce until it begins to boil, boil so […]

 November 22, 2014  Posted by at 11:28 am Vegetables Comments Off on Creamed Peas
Nov 212014

Serves about 12 1-1/2 pounds turnips 1-1/2 pounds parsnips 1-1/2 pounds carrots 6 tablespoons butter 1-3/4 cups canned low-salt chicken broth 1/3 cup golden brown sugar salt & pepper to taste Peel turnips, parsnips and carrots. Cut turnips and parsnips into 3/4-inch pieces. Cut carrots into 1-inch long piece. Melt butter in saucepan over medium-high […]

 November 21, 2014  Posted by at 11:28 am Vegetables Comments Off on Candied Root Vegetables
Nov 162014

9-inch pie crust 2 eggs 1 pound canned pumpkin 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1-2/3 cups evaporated milk or light cream sweetened whipped cream Heat oven to 425F. Prepare pastry according to package directions. Beat egg slightly then beat in remaining ingredients. Pour into pastry-lined […]

 November 16, 2014  Posted by at 11:29 am with Pumpkin Comments Off on Old-fashioned Pumpkin Pie
Nov 152014

2 small packages raspberry gelatin 1 small packages orange gelatin 2 cups boiling water 16 oz. fresh cranberries, pureed 1 whole orange, peeled, seeded and pureed 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 apple, peeled and chopped 1 cup crushed pineapple 1 cup pineapple juice (from crushed pineapple) 1 cup chopped pecans In a medium bowl, dissolve the […]

 November 15, 2014  Posted by at 11:29 am Salads Comments Off on Cranberry Salad Mold
Nov 142014

by WorldWideRecipes.com The “Indian” in the name of this dish refers to the corn rather than the inventors of the dish. In 17th century English, the word “corn” was used to describe any grain, and “Indian corn” was used to differentiate this New World crop from other grains. In England they soon began to refer to […]

 November 14, 2014  Posted by at 11:24 am Other Comments Off on Indian Pudding
Nov 132014

2 tablespoons butter 1 onion, chopped 1 russet potato, peeled and chop 6 cups canned chicken stock, hot 3 cups chopped broccoli florets and stems 1/2 cup cream, heavy or light half-n-half nutmeg, to taste salt & white pepper In a large pot, melt butter and cook onion until tender over medium high heat. Add […]

 November 13, 2014  Posted by at 11:26 am Soups Comments Off on Cream of Broccoli Soup