Monthly Archives: November 2011

thanksgiving dinner post mortem, part iii: in which i make pie crust for the first time. twice.

For Thanksgiving this year, I made two pies: this apple cider cream pie from Food & Wine, profiled on both Lottie + Doof and The Bitten Word, and smitten kitchen‘s nutmeg-maple cream pie. More importantly: for the first time in … Continue reading

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thanksgiving dinner post-mortem, part ii: a few words about vegetables.

I love vegetables. Even as a little kid I never had any problem eating them (provided my parents didn’t get wacky and try to serve me brussels sprouts or asparagus), and as an adult I am more than happy to … Continue reading

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thanksgiving dinner post-mortem, part i: main dishes.

So we had our Thanksgiving for three. It was completely fucking ace. Here’s how the menu shook out: Roast chicken with chestnut stuffing Halibut steaks Roasted sweet potatoes, mashed Roasted white sweet potatoes (batata blanca) Green beans almondine Brussells sprouts … Continue reading

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some thoughts on thanksgiving.

I feel like I should be writing about Thanksgiving. All my favorite food blogs are. Adam over at The Amateur Gourmet posted a whole damn menu Sunday, The Bitten Word boys cooked their way through seventeen different Thanksgiving recipes so … Continue reading

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