Lisa Schroeder

Podcast: Lisa Schroeder

David chats with Lisa Schroeder, the juggernaut behind Mother’s Bistro & Bar and Mama Mia Trattoria, both in Portland, about her new book, Mother’s Best.

Thanksgiving 101 by Rick Rodgers

Mongolian Turkey and Broccoli Stir-Fry

This simple Mongolian stir-fry takes its sassy and spicy authority from Sichuan peppercorns.

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  • 25 M
  • 25 M
  • 0
Cornish Game Hen

Peace & Pleasure: A Holiday Menu to End Tryptophan Overload

Can’t face turkey or ham this holiday season? Consider Cornish game hens. They offer variety, impress guests, and allow for culinary customization. Plus they won’t knock you into a tryptophan stupor.

Sticky Toffee Pudding Recipe

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Take this quiz. Can you identify the sticky in sticky toffee pudding? And does the traditional Christmas dessert actually contain a pudding-like substance? Click here for answers.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 0
Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pure Pumpkin Cheesecake

This unerringly precise pumpkin cheesecake from Rose Levy Beranbaum is the perfect alternative to pumpkin pie. (Whoops. Is that heresy?)

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H
  • 1
Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Pecans Recipe

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Ham and Toasted Pecans

These little cabbages just don’t seem like their usual selves, not when thinly sliced and sautéed like they are here.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 2
Oyster Stew Recipe

Oyster Stew

This oyster stew, rich with cream and plump with oysters, is a classic and consummate first course for Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 3
Celery Root Gratin

The Beauty of the Ugly Celery Root

Chefs and home cooks agree: celery root is an ugly–but tasty–vegetable. David discovers some of the many uses for the Ugly Betty of the produce world.

Hazelnut and Fresh Herb Popovers

Hazelnut and Fresh Herb Popovers

Fresh popovers, flavored with ground hazelnuts and zesty herbs, are a Thanksgiving must. Making these popovers is easy because the batter is made ahead then baked off right before dinner.

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  • 20 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 0
Pumpkin Soup with Chicken and Ginger-Braised Leeks Recipe

Pumpkin Soup with Chicken and Ginger-Braised Leeks

A hearty autumnal or winter soup, this dish is brimming with the kind of soul-warming ingredients we all love: pumpkin, chicken, ginger, and leeks.

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  • 1 H
  • 3 H
  • 0
Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables Recipe

Mashed Potatoes and Root Vegetables

Mashed potatoes are mixed with root vegetables to make a deeply flavored, satisfying side dish. For the mashed potatoes, use russets or Yukon Gold.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Dream Bars

Dream Bars

Call ‘em what you will. Hello Dolly bars. Seven layer bars. Magic bars. But we think of them as dream bars. Sweet dream bars.

  • Quick Glance
  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 45 M
  • 10
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