TURKEY DRESSING

Turkey Dressing

My mom used to make this every Thanksgiving for my dad. As a child, I peeled the crusts from store-bought bread, buttered each slice, sprinkled seasonings over top, and then helped tear up the pieces. When Dane and Jessi were little I had them do the same.

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AUTUMN LEAF PUMPKIN PIE

Autumn Leaf Pumpkin Pie

Fall of 1996 was the year of pumpkin pies. After each test, Mark asked for more spices and a deeper dish. After this version…there were no more requests, except that it should be made more often!

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CRAISIN AND HAM BUTTERNUT SQUASH

Craisin and Butternut Squash

After I finished testing this recipe, I made it again and again over the next three days. It was absolutely addictive. The glaze from the butter and brown sugar creates a subtle sweetness, while the craisins and ham add a beautiful contrast of tart and savory.

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QUICK ROAST TURKEY

Roast Turkey

Roasting a turkey at the typical 325°F takes forever and it ties up the entire oven right when it is needed for other things (like pies). All those hours under heat takes its toll, and you’ll frequently find yourself saying “Well… I think the breast turned out a little dry”.

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