Category: Thanksgiving

  • Chicken Pot Pie with Cornmeal Crust

    Chicken Pot Pie with Cornmeal Crust

    If you have some cooked meat and broth available, skip this step and continue with the crust, below. Place in saute pan 1 onion, thickly sliced ½ tsp salt placing 4 chicken thighs on top of onion slices add 3 cups water Bring to a boil, reducing heat to maintain a low, gentle simmer and […]

  • Turkey Soup

    I love gathering up turkey carcasses that family and friends want to throw out at Thanksgiving dinner. Sometimes they are loaded with meat, but even if well trimmed, they yield a delicious soup. Soak overnight in separate bowls 1 cup barley and 2 cups dried lima beans. I soak them separately. Preheat the oven to […]

  • Multi-Grain Stuffing

    My mother would often make this, not fully cooking the grain, and use it to stuff the Thanksgiving turkey. The excess would sit around the turkey in the roasting pan. At other times, she’d cook it as I do, in a skillet cooking to completion, and serve it as a side dish. The day before […]