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Pear Quinoa Salad

We made two recipes tonight featuring cooked pears. Where we live, the Bartlett pear is king, but we like to experiment with other varieties. This salad combines diced crisp pear with the nutty texture of quinoa, the South American grain. … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Factory Cheesecake

We made this recipe for a recent party, along with two other variations. The recipe was considered a success by all those who tried it. The Cheesecake Factory does not seem to release its recipe on its website, so we … Continue reading

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Cranapple Chutney

Some readers wanted the chutney alternative to Thanksgiving cranberry sauce. Always ready to oblige, here is the cranberry chutney we have served for guests in years past. The recipe comes from a holiday flyer from Byerly’s in 1991.

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Cornbread and Madeira Fig Dressing

We have used this dressing for Thanksgiving for at least three years. We think the chef Bianca Borges Henry went overboard on the amount of figs. We use about half that amount. Soaking the figs in the madeira (a fortified … Continue reading

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Chocolate Walnut Pecan Pie

It’s time to dig in to the Thanksgiving recipes, and that means pie, too! This recipe comes from the current Penzeys catalog, and is also available as part of a total Thanksgiving meal planner at their website, as we have … Continue reading

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