November 2011

Turkey Tetrazzini Casserole (or Chicken)

November 26, 2011

Turkey Tetrazzini is an American classic and a favorite dish to make with leftover Thanksgiving turkey.  Good thing it works with chicken too, because this comfort food casserole is something you’ll want to make more often than just after Thanksgiving. It turns leftover turkey or chicken into a satisfying dinner.

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Bread Stuffing with Herbs

November 13, 2011

Stuffing or dressing? My mom and I used to go round and around about what its called. She called it stuffing because she cooked it stuffed inside the bird. For faster roasting and food safety reasons, I prefer to cook it separately in a shallow casserole, hence the term dressing. No matter what you call it, you can’t serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner without it. Here’s my recipe, a take on my mom’s traditional turkey stuffing or turkey dressing with herbs, fennel and leeks.

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Creamy Spiced Pumpkin Dessert – Reduced Sugar and Dairy Free

November 7, 2011

For the perfect finale to your Thanksgiving feast, here’s a creamy, sweet and light pumpkin dessert. I’ve overhauled my original recipe using refined white sugar and heavy dairy cream. This fantastic dessert is now made with agave syrup, a lower glycemic alternative to sugar, and Healthy Top, a dairy-free, soy-free replacement for heavy cream. It retains it’s wonderful texture and most importantly, spiced pumpkin flavor.

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