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Recipes



   Maryn  Can someone please remind me how to easily save recipes from Lucianne's Thanksgiving recipe roundtable. Thanks in advance.
Yesterday at 00:07 EST .

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   Hollyhock  Maryn, I have found saving recipes on my gmail acct as a draft works for me. Start by composing and copy and paste one recipe into an email. When you exit the recipe will save in drafts. Then you can comeback and add to it. I am sure that others would have a better way to keep recipes. I am not exactly an expert but it works for me.
7 hours ago .

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   Hollyhock  To reheat left over mashed potatoes use a double boiler. For some reason reheating them in a saucepan or microwave changes the flavor.
Yesterday at 08:00 EST .

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   MeiDei  Flame: Scroll through the following for a few different apple cake recipes:
http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/11/23/the-annual-be
st-of-the-best-treeper-thanksgiving-recipe-thread-2/
Sunday at 20:08 EST .

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   Flaming Sword  Those who know me here know I'm not big on sweets. I have a fit for them only once in a while. If you want to make sure I do not touch your cake, put frosting on it.
I guess that's why my favorite cake to make for myself is a plain spice cake, with extra spice. I found a recipe for an apple cake a few days ago which is basically the same thing , but with lots of chopped apples. Think I'll make it this afternoon but melt some caramels with cream and drizzle a little over the top. Anyone have a really good apple/cake recipe before I do it?
Sunday at 15:11 EST .

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   Balogreene  Bettijo: Another for vegetarians thing is hummus. Right now, I'm thrilled with Spicy Red Pepper Hummus, in a pita, with onions, red and green peppers, and cucumber. Heaven! Hummus is also a great dip for veggies, pita chips, and pretzels. (Hummus is mashed chickpeas ).
November 21 at 17:07 EST .

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   Flaming Sword  Balogreene,
I go to this, my favorite food forum many times during the week. http://forums.egullet.org/

Lately I think of you a lot when I hit one particular section. Hit the main URL, then scroll down to the kitchen section, click on that and scroll down to the cooking section then down to Lunch! What'd ya have?

I think you will get tons of ideas . I know you'll love the photos.
Sunday at 15:25 EST .

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   Balogreene  FS - I don't eat meat, so at first was put off, then thought, I can get around that. Then thought, there's an Asian guy posting stuff I could never find, then I realized he lives in Indiana, and shops at an Asian market, where they have all that stuff, I CAN get it. 2 hours on the Lunch section, then I switched to Dinner. I ended up buying a FRENCH cookbook someone posted some recipes from (can you say confit of endive, apple, and olives? ). By the way, got a used cookbook for 3.99 from Amazon, not like I spent a lot of money (well, it is a lot, but . . . )
Very interesting site, I bookmarked it, thanks.
Sunday at 22:25 EST .

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   Balogreene  Bettijo: I found this recipe, just now. I must warn you it is not vegan, and like most dips (except hummus ) has dairy products:
Garlic and Chive dip with chips and Crudite
Ingredients
3 bulbs garlic
Coarse salt and ground pepper
¼ cup olive oil
1 cup sour cream
1 cup low-fat, plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons milk
? cup chopped fresh chives, plus more for topping
Sweet red peppers, cauliflower and broccoli, cut up, for serving
Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Using a serrated knife, slice off top quarter of garlic bulbs, exposing as many cloves as possible. Arrange garlic heads, cut side up, in an 8- or 9-inch square baking dish (make sure garlic heads sit flat ).
Season garlic with salt and pepper. Slowly pour oil over each bulb, letting it soak into and around cloves. Cover dish tightly with foil and roast until cloves are golden, completely soft, and begin to protrude slightly from skins, about 1 hour. Let stand until cool.
From the bottom up, squeeze each head to push out cloves (peel skins from any completely enclosed cloves ).
Transfer garlic and cooking oil to a food processor. Add sour cream, yogurt and milk; process until smooth.
Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in chives. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with more chives.
Serve with vegetable chips and assorted crudités.
November 21 at 17:05 EST .

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   BirdsNest  We LOVE homemade cranberry sauce...this one adds orange(or lemon ) and apples

http://www.starkbros.com/blog/homemade-cranberry-sauce-recip
e/
November 21 at 08:45 EST .

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   BirdsNest  If you need it....

http://food52.com/blog/11738-12-recipes-for-feeding-your-glu
ten-free-thanksgiving-guests?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=
email&utm_term=Editorial%20AND%20Provisions&utm_campaign=111
92014_Edit%2BProv_Midweek
November 19 at 20:37 EST .

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   Balogreene  Bird, as far as I know, I am not sensitive to gluten, I know I don't have Celiac's disease, and don't think I have any auto-immune diseases (like psoriasis ). But, being a diabetic, I try to limit my carbs. An apple tart would be delicious, but the crust is just going to add that many more carbs. I love gluten-free recipes, cause I can have more without so many carbs. Thanks.
Sunday at 22:31 EST .

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   Bettijo  Need help with Thanksgiving dinner. My daughter eats only vegetables, preferably raw; one granddaughter is gluten free, and the other eats no meat. There will be other family there. I plan to roast a turkey and make gluten-free cornbread dressing, GF fresh green beans, GF yellow squash souffle. A friend is bringing a GF congealed salad. Any other suggestions for my finicky family? Thanks.
November 15 at 10:02 EST .

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   Balogreene  A crudite plate set out before the meal is always nice. Celery, carrots, sliced peppers, cauliflower, etc. with a dip. Remember, the only thing with gluten is wheat, so as long as you don't use flour (other than rice ), it is gluten free. I also love grilled (or roasted ) veggies, squash, onion, mushrooms, peppers. Mushrooms add protein, so they are always good.
November 15 at 10:27 EST .

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   MeiDei  I'm w/Balo on the "crudite" platter : ) with maybe a variety of dips - including peanut butter for the celery - some people like it that way. I'm planning to bring a platter this year with all the veggies Balo mentioned including raw broccoli, mushroom, olives with an onion dip & sweet potato hummus (recipe below this page ) might even attempt the s.potato chips.

For protein how about a 3 or 4 bean salad; super easy: just rinse cans of green beans, wax beans, kidney beans, chickpeas (I also add a can a butter beans )& put in a bowl season with salt & pepper and add diced onions & diced green & red peppers - coat with a mixture of vinegar, water, a little oil & sugar that has been heated in a pot til sugar dissolves & then slightly cooled before tossing. Store in refrigerator overnight (or a day or two ) to let the flavors marry. I have one small pot that I use for the marinade & "measure" by sight so I can't state the oil/water/vinegar ratio - sugar is a bit less than 1/4 c. Oil is more than vinegar & vinegar is more than water..maybe a website will help with measurements. Cook with authority & love - and all will be well. Most of all enjoy the day when all your prep time is over!
November 15 at 13:49 EST .

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   BirdsNest  Heck, I would make it covered dish, everyone bring their favorites, then you could concentrate on the "special needs" folks. Seems like you have too much to do to accommodate everyone. Good luck.
November 15 at 18:27 EST .

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   Bettijo  MeiDei, bean salad great suggestion. I will do that t. Also, Balo, I like your suggestion of fresh veggies. Will do that too. My daughter will probably make this her Thanksgiving dinner. More suggestions welcomed. Thanks, all.
November 15 at 21:00 EST .

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   Lonestar Jack  GF or GMO?
I would suspect that GMO would be the order of the day also.
November 18 at 05:07 EST .

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   Balogreene  One more, Hummus. I have spicy red pepper hummus, also like roasted garlic. Add a pita, cucumber, onion, red or green pepper, tomato, etc. Everyone can make it what they want.
November 18 at 22:25 EST .

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   BirdsNest  Just when I think she has hit her pinnacle, she posts this picture and recipe....

http://www.prouditaliancook.com/2014/11/stuffed-cabbage-cake
.html


Hagar and I both got closer to the computer screen to get a better look. As much as we both love stuffed cabbage, we don't make it often enough, this looks fairly straightforward to me. To me it looks like there are black olives in it, but I did not see them in the printed recipe. I am guessing you could put whatever you wanted into this. I made a good dinner last night but this probably tastes WAY better!!
November 14 at 10:14 EST .

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   MeiDei  I may try this for an easy Polish style stuffed cabbage (2/3rds meat 1/3 cooked rice mixed together with salt & pepper & a whipped egg )

Speaking of cakes....did you notice the very belated cake for Hagar on the Coffee Klatch wall?
November 14 at 13:11 EST .

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   Balogreene  Here is my great grandmother's recipe. She was Swedish, and this is easier than cabbage rolls.
Ingredients
1 medium onion, chopped
3 tablespoons butter
½ pound ground beef
¾ teaspoon salt
? teaspoon pepper
6 cups, coarsely chopped cabbage
1 can tomato soup

Directions
Saute onion in butter.
Add ground beef, salt and pepper, heat through, but don't brown.
In a 2-qt casserole, spread 3 cups coarsely chopped cabbage.
Cover with meat mixture.
Top with 3 cups shredded cabbage.
Pour 1 can tomato soup over the top.
Bake covered, 350 1 hour
November 14 at 18:34 EST .

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   BirdsNest  MeiDei, yes we did notice the belated b-day cake for Hagar. He got a big chuckle out of it and was touched that you even thought about him in such a cute way. He should have thanked you himself, but every day is a new ache or pain with this Lyme disease and he is just not himself. It's all he can do to put one foot in front of the other. More tests next week, plus a picc line for antibiotics. Fingers crossed they can find out something more and that the antibiotics help with the fevers.
November 15 at 18:30 EST .

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   MeiDei  I'll keep you both in my prayers. No thanks required - just didn't want him to feel left out - big chuckles make hearts soar - may he have many more.
November 15 at 20:17 EST .

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