whole roasted maple-brined turkey recipe

November 21, 2014 This is it, my last Thanksgiving recipe for you.  And it's my favorite way to make turkey as of late.  I taught this method in all my November classes last year and a few this year and I was consistently thrilled with the results.  I don't even like turkey, but this was juicy and so flavorful.  Even if you have solidified your Thanksgiving menu, I'm not too late with this one since you are probably making turkey of some sort.  Let's get down to the nitty gritty of making...

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planning a happy thanksgiving 2014: 1 week to go!

This post has been edited from the original which was published on November 17, 2011. Wow, the last three weeks have gone by so quickly!  I am so excited to celebrate Thanksgiving.  We have a super fun crew joining us...

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planning a happy thanksgiving 2014: 2 weeks and counting!

This post was originally published on November 10, 2011. Thanksgiving is 2 weeks away!  Is the exclamation point there to emphasize panic or joy?  I'm excited!  I've been teaching quite a few Thanksgiving-themed classes as of late and I'm feeling...

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five friday favorites for making a turkey 11.7.14

I am in full Thanksgiving mode, cooking friends!  This is the time I check all my equipment so I don't have to fight the crowds in Williams-Sonoma the night before Thanksgiving because I can't find my meat thermometer.  Today I'm...

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how to make and roll out pie crust VIDEO

Video on how to make and roll out pie crust | pamela salzman It's pie season if you haven't noticed.  And even though I don't think we should be eating too much dessert, I am a sucker for a good, seasonal fruit pie.  Making pie is my favorite Thanksgiving task, and I love do everything from scratch, including the crust.  I taught myself...

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the best pecan pie recipe (no corn syrup added)

pecan pie without corn syrup | pamela salzma I'm taking a quick break from Friday Favorites so that I can focus on sharing Thanksgiving recipes until the big day arrives! Want to know my favorite moment of Thanksgiving day?  When I get to relax with a cup of tea and sink my teeth into a slice...

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brussels sprout hash with capers, lemon and hazelnuts recipe

brussels sprout hash with lemon, hazelnuts and capers | pamela salzman There are things I have to make for Thanksgiving and things I want to make for Thanksgiving.  Even though I don't eat turkey, everyone else that shows up does, so that's non-negotiable. As are stuffing and mashed potatoes. ...

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