This dish is great for when you want savory turkey without having to cook for hours—or deal with a carcass, if you aren’t making stock. It’s also good as a Thanksgiving dish for a small family or group. The bay leaves in the baste, and under the turkey breast, really do permeate the meat. Add
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Thai Butternut Squash Curry with Basmati Rice
This Thai butternut squash dish is a fabulous recipe that works well served over basmati rice and with a nice cold beer. One can eliminate the seafood altogether or replace with tofu for a vegetarian version, although I personally have never tried it this way. This is adapted from a Nigella Lawson recipe, and you
Savory Vegetarian Gravy For Everyone
If you are a vegetarian or they are attending your holiday dinner, why not make a delicious gravy? This meat-free gravy is a hit that will please vegetarians and carnivores alike! Makes approximately 2 quarts of gravy. Primary Ingredients: 6 cups vegetable stock (if buying prepared broth, get a low-sodium or no-sodium variety) OR 6
Peanut Noodles with Kale is Simple and Spicy
This spicy peanut noodles with kale dish is fairly simple and a great way to get more kale in your diet! Serves 2 for a main dish or 4 for a side dish. Ingredients 1 large or 2 small bunches kale, washed and de-stemmed 1/2 lb. pasta (thin rice noodles or regular spaghetti) 2 Tbsp.
Mushroom Paprikash with Dumplings
Unlike most paprikashes or goulashes this dish has no meat in it. The dish can be made with the faux meat, or not, with similar results. Best served with a dark amber, porter or stout brew. Serves 4. Stew 1/2 cup sour cream 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt, or to
Zucchini & Pepper Frittata
Rick’s Aunt Mary (R.I.P. 2012) made this zucchini & pepper dish for us during a visit to Pennsylvania. It’s a quick meal that would be great for brunch or dinner, and works well with a side of roasted potatoes, or a crisp salad and warm bread. Serves 4. Ingredients 2 medium zucchini 2 medium bell
Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash
This versatile recipe is a nice change of pace from the usual side dish. It’s flavorful, cheap and easy to make. Look for a medium, but plump, butternut squash when selecting your gourd. Something not so shapely is preferable. Don’t worry about making too much of this recipe, as it can easily be re-heated or
Scullys’ Slow-Cook Veggie Chili
This winter favorite is a truly a labor of love. It was created by Rick and Sarah and is based on their respective family recipes. The recipe is quite flexible, and despite the name it can be ready in just under two hours. Though slow-cooking enhances the flavor and we even prefer it as leftovers.