Archive | November, 2013

Thanksgiving Eggs Benedict

Ingredients 2 english muffin, sliced and toasted 1 cup stuffing, warm 4 slices roast turkey breast, warm 4 eggs 1/2 cup gravy, warm 4 tablespoons cranberry sauce Directions Place the muffin slices two per plate and top each with stuffing and a slice of turkey. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and […]

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Pumpkin Pie French Toast

Ingredients 2 eggs 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup pumpkin puree1/4 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ginger 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons brown sugar 8 slices of bread Directions Mix the eggs, milk, pumpkin puree, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and brown sugar in low flat bowl for easy dipping. Heat […]

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Pocket Pies

Ingredients Cream Cheese Pastry DoughAll-purpose flour, for rolling Cooked, shredded turkey (optional) Prepared mashed potatoes (optional) Prepared sweet potatoes (optional) Prepared stuffing (optional) Cranberry sauce (optional) 1 large egg, beaten Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Working with one disk of dough at a time, […]

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Simple Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

1. Be One With Brine No need for a fat-laden butter rub to impart flavor and moistness. Instead, opt to brine or smoke your bird. Remember to use heart-healthy olive oil! 2. Choose Spuds Wisely Forget russets! Make your mashers with yukon gold and yellow finn potatoes instead. These smaller varieties are naturally creamy and […]

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Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4-1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1-1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups sliced baby bella mushrooms 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream 1/2 teaspoon House […]

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Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients 1 stalk of brussels sprouts (or about two pounds of sprouts) 2 tablespoons Roasted Walnut olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesean cheese Kosher salt and fresh pepper, to taste Directions Preheat oven to 375ºF. Remove brussels sprouts off the stem, wash well, and rip off […]

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Roasted Turkey Breast with Peach Rosemary Glaze

Ingredients 2 cups apple cider, plus 2 tablespoons 1/4 cup salt, plus more for turkey 3 to 5 sprigs thyme 3 sprigs rosemary plus 1 teaspoon chopped 1 (3 3/4-pound) boneless turkey breast with skin 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for turkey (use our Organic Tarragon crushed oil to […]

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Cajun Turkey

Ingredients 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon concentrated liquid crab and shrimp boil 1/4 cup apple cider 3/4 cup honey 1 (12-ounce) bottle beer 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon ground allspice 1/2 cup Creole seasoning 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 cup olive oil (use your favorite OO&B olive oil, or crushed oil to add a little […]

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Roast Turkey

Ingredients 1 (14 to 16 pound) frozen young turkey For the brine: 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 gallon vegetable stock 1 tablespoon black peppercorns 1 1/2 teaspoons allspice berries 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped candied ginger 1 gallon heavily iced water For the aromatics: 1 red apple, sliced 1/2 onion, sliced […]

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