Tag: thanksgiving

  • Sweet Potato-Bourbon Pie

    Another catch-up post; Lisa made this as an alternative addition to the usual pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. This recipe comes from Cooking Light; the crust was somewhat of a disappointment, but we loved, loved, loved the filling. Lisa says: What’s this “we”? Not all of us loved the filling. Chris says: What? You’re nuts — […]

  • Asparagus Rolls with Herbed Butter Sauce

    Playing catch-up; Abbie actually cooked these for our Thanksgiving feast! They were delicious — asparagus is rolled in phyllo dough, baked, and smothered with butter. Sounds healthy, right? C’mon, it’s veggies! Abbie says: Don’t forget to brush more butter on the top! Mmmm… butter… Chris says: These are awesome, but I can’t wait until later! […]

  • Golden-Crusted Brussels Sprouts

    Lisa has been trying to convince me to make this brussels sprouts dish that she found on Heidi’s 101 Cookbooks site, and since we had at least one other sprout-lover (Abbie) coming over for Thanksgiving, I decided to give this one a try. The verdict? Pretty gouda! The sprouts never get mushy and don’t really […]

  • Sangria

    Hooray, an excuse to make Sangria — friends coming over for some early-afternoon eatin’ on Thanksgivin’! Chris says: Hey, this hits the spot! More please. Lisa says: Wow, I love that picture you took! By the way, make sure people know I doubled the recipe shown below. Sangria——-1 orange1 lemon1 lime1/4 cup sugar1 750-ml bottle […]

  • Borani (Spinach and Yogurt Dip)

    The first dish of the day for our Thanksgiving feast was Borani, a Persian spinach and yogurt dip. This recipe comes from The Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home cookbook. Lisa says: This is delicious! And even better after it’s been chilled. Chris says: Yeah I really like this — next time we have people over […]