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December 11
Recipe: Sweet Potato and Pecan Soup

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Pecan Soup

Creamy Sweet Potato and Pecan Soup Serves 6. Note: The longer you sauté the onions, the better; if I have time, I just turn the…
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December 11
Aaron Goldfarb makes a fresh batch of eggnog. It can be made with or without spirits, or flavored with gingerbread, peppermint, pistachio and toffee s

Recipe: Classic Eggnog

Classic Eggnog Serves 8 to 10. Note: From “Gather Around Cocktails,” by Aaron Goldfarb. • 8 pasteurized eggs • 4 c. whole milk • 2…
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December 11
Celeriac and Apple Salad With Mustard Vinaigrette

Recipe: Celeraiac and Apple Salad With Mustard Vinaigrette

Celeriac and Apple Salad With Mustard Vinaigrette Serves 4. Note: Inspired by the classic French salad rémoulade that relies on homemade mayonnaise, this speedy version…
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December 11
Recipe: Sesame-Seared Salmon With Spicy Stir-Fried Vegetables

Recipe: Sesame-Seared Salmon With Spicy Stir-Fried Vegetables

Sesame-Seared Salmon With Spicy Stir-Fried Vegetables Serves 4. Note: Salmon, crusted with sesame seeds and seared until crispy and golden, is served with a zippy…
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December 11
Egg salad sandwiches are topped with green olives, celery and parsley.
Food Stylist: Iah Pinkney. (Andrew Scrivani/The New York Times)

Recipes: Egg Salad Sandwiches With Green Olive, and more

Egg Salad Sandwiches With Green Olive, Celery and Parsley Makes 12 open-face sandwiches. Note: From David Tanis. • 4 large eggs, boiled 9 minutes, chilled…
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December 11
Bimuelos from “Little Book of Jewish Sweets” by Leah Koenig

Recipe: Fried dishes for Hanukkah, including Cheese Sambusak

Crispy Sesame Schnitzel Serves 4. Note: To add extra seasoning to your schnitzel, add 1/4 cup dukkah (see recipe) to the breadcrumb mixture. From: “Sababa,”…
Variety
December 9
Best international: Bryggen in Bergen, by the Daughters of Norway.

A wonderland for the child at heart at Minneapolis' Norway House

Meander the streets of this gingerbread kingdom for plenty of oohs and aahs.
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December 7
The 17th annual Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest. Five winning recipes, plus short stories on each cookie/contestant, sidebars on events. ] GLEN ST

Recipe: Whiskey Gingers cookie, first place in Star Tribune Holiday Cookie Contest

Whiskey Gingers Makes about 3 dozen cookies. Note: We preferred using salted cashews. Bourbon can be substituted for whiskey. Crystallized ginger is found in the…
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December 4

Recipe: Curried Coconut Chickpea Stew

Curried Coconut Chickpea Stew Serves 4 to 6. Note: This is creamy and rich, delicious eaten on its own or spooned over rice, pasta or…
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November 30
From top left, clockwise, Brussels Sprout Slaw; vegetable dip; cranberry vinaigrette; turkey; aioli.

Thanksgiving leftovers offer a double blessing at mealtime

The best part of the Thanksgiving meal is yet to come. It's the leftovers.
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November 29
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Sunday Supper: Make-at-Home Juicy Lucys

Make-at-Home Juicy Lucys Makes 4 burgers. Note: Adapted from a 2012 Taste story by Meredith Deeds. Instead of American cheese, substitute 4 ounces grated Cheddar,…
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November 27
From top left, clockwise, Brussels Sprout Slaw; vegetable dip; cranberry vinaigrette; turkey; aioli.

Recipes: For Thanksgiving meal leftovers

Roast Vegetable Dip Makes 2 cups. Note: This bright dip is easy and quick and loaded with flavor. It will keep in the refrigerator for…
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November 27
Shepherd's pie

Recipe: Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s Pie Serves 6. Note: From Meredith Deeds. • 2 lb. russet potatoes, peeled and quartered (about 3 large) • 3 small parsnip, peeled and…
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November 27
Avocado Quesadillas With Cranberry-Apple Salsa

Recipe: Avocado Quesadillas With Cranberry-Apple Salsa

Avocado Quesadillas With Cranberry-Apple Salsa Serves 3 as a main dish, 6 as an appetizer. Note: The no-cook salsa just takes a quick spin in…
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November 27
Turkey Vegetable Soup

Recipe: Post-Thanksgiving Turkey Vegetable Soup

Post-Thanksgiving Turkey Vegetable Soup Serves 4 to 6. Note: From Kelli Foster. • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter • 2 medium yellow onions, diced • 3…
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November 27
Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Spoon Bread

Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Spoon Bread

Cheddar Cheese Spoon Bread Serves 6 to 8 as side dish; 4 to 6 as entree. Note: You might call this a shortcut polenta. The…
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November 22

Sunday Supper: Roast Pork Loin With Maple-Miso Glaze

Roast Pork Loin With Maple-Miso Glaze Serves 4 or 5. Note: A pork loin roast is not the same as the smaller, thinner pork tenderloin.…
Eat & Drink
November 20
Dilled Onion Cheese Balls

Recipe: Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Waldorf ‘Salad’ Serves 4. Note: This recipe must be prepared in advance. “The apple-celery-walnut trinity forms the base of the classic Waldorf salad, something we’ve…
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November 20
Recipe: Mushroom and Sage Puff Pastry Tart

Recipe: Mushroom and Sage Puff Pastry Tart

Mushroom and Sage Puff Pastry Tart Serves 4 as a main course, or 12 as an appetizer. Note: You could use white button mushrooms instead…
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November 20
Libby’s New-Fashioned Pumpkin Pie With Dulce de Leche and Cardamom.

Recipes: Improved back-of-package recipes for Thanksgiving staples

Buttermilk and Green Onion Jiffy Cornbread Serves 9 to 12 (makes one 8-inch square). Note: For more flavor and texture, we added green onions and…