Thanksgiving Prep: Pie Crusts & Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce and pie crusts are the first things I make for Thanksgiving. I always make the same cranberry sauce from my Classic Canadian Cooking book from Elizabeth Baird.  I carry this cookbook with me wherever I go.  When I was little I had my “pink Mickey”, which was my blanket that brought me comfort. …

Architecture of a Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich (Recipe)

    The leftovers are in the fridge. A the turkey has been prepared the way you wanted. The cranberry sauce is a family favorite from the can or from a well worn scrap of paper with its hand written recipe. The individual components at all ready and made. So why bother with a recipe?…

Ginger Pear Green Smoothie: A nod to Thanksgiving (Recipe )

Making your own cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving is easy and fun. You can make it now and can it for Thanksgiving or just make it at Thanksgiving and make this smoothie to recover from the feast after. The advantage of making your own us that it tastes amazing, you can siphon off some of he…

Cranberry Turkey Sandwich

If you just can’t wait for Thanksgiving, buy some cranberries and you can give yourself some tastes of the holidays this week.  With a little cranberry sauce you can make the Cranberry Roquefort Tartines if you are feeling festive.  If you just need a sandwich for work, buy some turkey, bread and take the mayo out of the…