We apologize if you are a huge fan of green beans. We apologize if you are the sort of person who longs for the green beans at Thanksgiving. We think it’s a little strange, but we still apologize.
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Heading into crisper weather, I start to crave the holiday classics that beg to be made this time of year. One of my favourites is stuffing (technically “dressing” since I haven’t stuffed it in the turkey ever since Alton Brown talked me out of it over a decade ago when I read his recipe for roasted turkey).
Plain old mashed potatoes are always brilliant, and it’s hard to imagine a Thanksgiving table without them. Still, every once in a while we like to change things up. But not too much. Here, a small amount of Parmesan cheese adds earthiness and nuttiness to the classic smooth, creamy potatoes, and turns a traditional side into something inspired with no extra work.
Any number of tasks may strike you as easy as pie, but anyone who’s ever actually made a pie can tell you that it actually requires some care if you want it to turn out well.
Oyster dressing is a traditional Thanksgiving side dish in the South. It also is pretty darn controversial.
We’re not saying you should ditch the classic pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving. After all, in some homes that would be tantamount to a declaration of war. And frankly the holidays are stressful enough.
When did Brussels sprouts go from healthy food our moms couldn’t get us to choke down to trendy gastropub fare? Answer at the instant someone realized that the tender little sprouts could be fried in bacon grease.
Creamy, comforting, earthy, warming, silky and gorgeous. Butternut squash ‚Äî and many other winter squashes ‚Äî cozy right up to traditional Indian flavours.
You probably associate gnocchi with the Italian dumplings made from potatoes. Making that kind of gnocchi takes time and patience and is not something most people would undertake on a weeknight.
MIAMI Tal Ronnen’s food philosophy isn’t unusual for a chef of his calibre. It also isn’t complicated. Simply put: taste above all.