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Classic Sicilian Red Sauce
This recipe is so easy, but the flavor is amazing. Simply use it for pasta or as the base for any recipe calling for red sauce. 1 large can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes, undrained5 tsp. Sicilian Seasoning1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oilsea salt to taste Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer...
Cornmeal Bacon Stuffing
One of my favorite dishes on the Thanksgiving table is stuffing so I usually make more than one variety.  This stuffing gets it's kick from Holiday Seasoning, crispy bacon and delicious cornmeal squares. For this recipe you will need:3 cups Water1 tsp. Salt1 tbs. Butter1 Cup ground...
Orange and Fennel Roast Turkey
The single most common problem cooks have with holiday birds is that the meat is too dry.  So then why stuff them with dried bread – which is sure to absorb juices that would otherwise stay in the meat?  I fill my birds with things that will add moisture, like vegetables and citrus...
How to Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey Using Victoria Taylor’s Brining Blends
Brines work their magic in two ways: 1) over time, the salt actually unwinds the complex proteins in the muscle tissues of the meat, making it tender; and 2) the salt solution, infused with flavor from the addition of whole herbs, spices and aromatics, penetrates the cells of the meat, plumping...
Smoky Butternut Squash with Apples
This recipe has a perfect balance of sweet and smoky with just a hint of heat.  It’s a simple and delicious way to showcase some of the season’s best produce.  For this recipe you will need:1 medium butternut squash3 apples, granny smith or red hard apple of choice¼ cup coconut oil,...
 Pecan Crusted White Fish With Remoulade Sauce
The reason this recipe works so well with a mild white fish is because the crust has such a great texture and is quite spicy.  The remoulade adds a tangy lemony finish that perfectly rounds out this dish. For this recipe you will need:The Fish1 Pound White Fish Fillets, 1/2" thick such...
Chicken Noodle Casserole
This creamy, cheesy dish is comfort food at its best.  This recipe is simple to make and it reheats perfectly leaving delicious leftovers for lunch or a lazy night. For this recipe you will need:      2/3 cup chopped onion    1 garlic clove, minced ...
Roasted Mini Pumpkins
Those cute little pumpkins available at grocery stores and farm stands this time of year aren’t just for decoration; they also make a delicious appetizer or side dish.  If you are a fan of pumpkin pie then you will certainly love these little treats.  For this recipe you will need:6...
Herbed Popovers
This is a recipe that I often decide to make last minute, mostly because it is made up of items I almost always have on hand.  It also helps that they are quick, delicious and pair well with almost anything. For this recipe you will need:vegetable oil cooking spray or butter2 eggs1 Tbsp....
Classic Moroccan Hummus
Store bought hummus doesn't stand a chance! Garnish this delicious hummus with finely chopped red onion and a squeeze of lemon or a drizzle of honey and serve it in a colorful bowl to really make the rich color pop.For this recipe you will need:1 large can chick peas (19 oz), drained2-3...

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