Thanksgiving Leftovers, Second Take!

Ah…Thanksgiving leftovers.  For my family it was always tradition to plan for leftovers.  That was part of the ritual of Thanksgiving.  Everyone would revisit what was in the refrigerator and make up a plate of their favorite dishes.  I especially loved making “Thanksgiving on a bun,” leftover soft rolls with turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet […]

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Bad to the De-bone!

“What is that?”  Was the question from my family this Thanksgiving as I readied the turkey for the oven.  This year, the turkey preparation wasn’t very traditional.  Instead of roasting the turkey whole on the bone.  I decided to de-bone and trussed two turkeys.  Why would I do this?  Well knowing we would be hosting twenty-four family members I wanted the […]

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Thanksgiving Prep Begins with a “To Do List”

I have been asked many times by my students, “How do you get everything to the table, hot and ready at the same time?”  “How do you not, get overwhelmed and stressed out?”  “How can I enjoy the hosting the holiday and still have time with the family?” Well, it all begins with with a “To Do […]

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Who Put The Devil in Devil Eggs?

  Thanksgiving is just 6 days away!  And what is on my mind?  Deviled Eggs. As long as I can remember there was always a appetizer platter at every Ramon’s Thanksgiving celebration, consisting of Stuffed Green Olives, Black Olives, Midget Sweet Pickles, Stuffed Celery, and Deviled Eggs.  I couldn’t wait to have my very first taste of a […]

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Betty Crocker’s New Picture Cookbook: Spritz Cookies

Here’s a favorite of mine….Spritz Cookies. German for “press,” these delicate but rich and buttery cookies are delectable all year long. The flavor combinations are endless with just butter and vanilla shinning through or add flavoring of choice to match your mood. I like to add “mint flavoring” to the dough and after baking and […]

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