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  • Thanksgiving leftovers transformed

    Thanksgiving leftovers transformed
    Thanksgiving dinner puts a lot of pressure on a cook. But it's nothing compared with Thanksgiving leftovers. Of course, you can just reheat and re-serve the whole meal over and over until the stuffing starts drying out and cracking. But a good cook is...
  • Recipe: Pilgrim's pie

    Recipe: Pilgrim's pie
      Servings: 8 Total time: About 1 hour Note: Be sure to use holiday leftovers that weren't heavily seasoned or flavored, as those could be too overpowering in this dish. Adjust seasonings as desired. 1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) butter 1/2 cup diced...
  • With timballo, any night is big

    With timballo, any night is big
    IF there could be any doubt that real life is rarely like the movies, consider the timballo. On screen it is inevitably presented as one dazzling dish about as easy to make as a 15-course meal. In actuality it can be one dazzling dish that is even simpler...
  • Relax, Dear, It's Only Dinner

    Relax, Dear, It's Only Dinner
    Editor's note: Marion Cunningham, who died Wednesday at 90, was one of the most outspoken voices in favor of American home cooking. This is a story she wrote for us in 1999, based on her final cookbook “Learning to Cook With Marion Cunningham,&...
  • Meal planning guide

    Shopping List 1 loaf bread 1 carrot 1 bunch celery 1 pint half-and-half 1 (12-ounce) bag cranberries 2 cups milk 2 onions 1 bunch parsley 6 baking potatoes 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin 1 bunch sage 1 (12- to 14-pound) turkey 1 orange Staples Allspice...
  • Choosing sides? Why not have both?

    APPARENTLY there are people on the planet who actually think you can serve turkey without potatoes. These are the same traitors who would trot out a cheesecake instead of a pumpkin pie. Traditions are traditions, and potatoes are not just an essential...
  • Recipe: Traditional mashed potatoes

    Mashed potatoes are comforting, but making them can be nerve-racking if you can't decide which method to use. There are many. When it comes to consistency, they can be creamy or smooth, fluffy or light. They should not, of course, be heavy or gloppy....
  • The case of the shrinking pies

    Dear SOS: Please advise if pumpkin pies and pecan pies can be made the night before without sacrificing flavor. Ruth Mirvis Beverly Hills Dear Ruth: If left in the refrigerator overnight, both pumpkin and pecan fillings tend to pull away from the...
  • Procrastinators, rejoice

    Procrastinators, rejoice
    One of the worst decisions I've ever made was booking a flight home from India for Thanksgiving Day last year. By the time I walked into my apartment building at 4 in the afternoon, I had eaten five meals since leaving Mumbai and all I wanted was the...