While Thanksgiving is only a few days away, it's been Turkey Day the entire month of November for the YumSugar team! We've been busy in the kitchen coming up with reinvented casseroles, reliable classics, and even a dessert or two. Before you rush to the store to stock up on your ingredients, take a look at all of our best Thanksgiving recipes from the most garlicky cheese ball you've ever encountered to a brine-free turkey that still packs a salty punch.
It's holiday season and as we prepare for Thanksgiving with our loved ones, this POPSUGAR Must Have box reflects everything that is on our minds. Burgundy is the color of the season in a festive bracelet that will go with all our party outfits, and with gift-giving already in full force, nothing beats a handwritten thank-you note. Of course, to go along with old favorites, we'll be trying out some new recipes this Turkey Day, and these handcrafted spice mixes will be a delightful addition to your kitchen arsenal. There are lots more goodies to brighten up your November. Enjoy!
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- Oh, yes: buffalo roasted turkey — Chow
- 10 really pretentious dining moments — Zagat
- Burger King now delivers in New York — Delish
- The term "spotted pig" is a sensitive subject — Eater
- Hostess is probably still dead — Grub Street San Francisco
- Thanksgiving cost a lot more money 100 years ago — HuffPost Food
- Must make: pumpkin mulled wine — Saveur
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While luscious pie fillings of lemon curd and meringue, roast apples, or juicy cherries tend to receive top billing, it's the crust — an unsung hero, if you will — that separates the average pie from the astounding one. If flaky and butter-rich is your end goal, we've got you covered — yet the question of how to roll it all out fuss-free still lingers.For a mere $10, this handy (and handsome) dredger can be all yours. A dredger ensures that with just a flick of the wrist, an even dusting of flour can be dispensed on the surface, the rolling pin, and even on the dough itself to ensure that dough will neither stick nor tear.
Sure, one could just use a spoon to sprinkle flour over the surface where the pie-rolling magic happens, but this is a messy and often ineffective proposition. The dredger is simple yet revelatory; I suggest you pick one up posthaste.
Whether she's an avid vegetable gardener, an aspiring beekeeper, or someone who always has a kitchen DIY project in the works, we've rounded up our favorite gifts for the homesteader in your life. Who knows? She might even be so grateful as to share the end result of her culinary adventures with you!
Otherwise, keep it simple. The turkey bones have enough flavor and seasoning as is. Allow the stock to simmer for three hours (roughly how long you'll be at the table anyway). Then remove the large bones, and strain the liquid through a mesh sieve or chinois. Allow the soup to come to room temperature before storing it in the fridge or freezing it for a later date. You'll be glad to have the stock around for a quick leftover turkey soup!
Make like Pastrydiva and save a space in your Thanksgiving lineup for a nontraditional but undeniably delicious dessert.
You might be wondering about the traditional pumpkin and apple pie. No worries, those wonderful Thanksgiving desserts will adorn our table too.
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