Turkey Tettrazini and Turkey Noodle Soup

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my American readers (and those non-American readers who like an excuse to fix a delicious, gluttonous turkey feast).  Tomorrow is the big day:  turkeys will be roasted, potatoes mashed, cranberries simmered, and gravy whisked.  Then Friday comes and you’re faced with a stockpile of leftovers, particularly if you are anything like me and order a turkey that…

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Updated Green Bean Casserole

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to do a guest post on a fellow American expat in London’s blog, the lovely Angloyankophile.  She was looking for some inspiration for Thanksgiving side dishes and I thought this Updated Green Bean Casserole was just right.  Check out the recipe below and be sure to check out her blog as well.  She…

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Cranberry-Pecan Streusel Muffins

Rewind one year.  It’s a few days after Thanksgiving.  The turkey/stuffing/mashed potato/green been casserole/pumpkin pie feast of a few days ago is but a dream.  Leftovers have been gobbled up (no turkey pun intended.) A lone bag of fresh cranberries lingers in the fridge.  As usual the supermarket was offering “buy one, get one free”.  I only required one bag for Spiced Cranberry…

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Spiced Cranberry Sauce with Wine

Here is the second installment in my Thanksgiving series (two posts on the same topic can be considered a series, right?).  The first installment was for my favorite Thanksgiving carb, Herbed Oyster Stuffing.  Now we have its partner in crime, cranberry sauce.  It’s a tangy, fresh accompaniment to hearty Thanksgiving fare. I know some of you are bound by tradition to…

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Herbed Oyster Stuffing

This will be my third Thanksgiving in London and I have to say it’s the holiday that makes me miss home the most.  Christmas, Halloween, Easter – they’re all celebrated here.  We don’t necessarily celebrate them the same as we would in the States:  Christmas Eve we now go to our local pub for dinner rather than gather around my…

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