Culinary News

Month: November 2014

National Food Days- December 2014

November 29, 2014

For those of you not suffering from a food hangover yet, we have the National Food Day Calendar for the month of December. Each month we publish the food day calendar for you to have fun with and give you ideas for planning menus. This month we have a lot of desserts on the list …

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Thanksgiving 2014

November 25, 2014

Are you still looking for last minute ideas for your Thanksgiving meal? If yes, then take a look at our “Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu” blog post series. We have listed a lot of ideas for unique dishes so you can replace the traditional dishes found on most typical Thanksgiving tables. If you are …

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Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu- The Dessert

November 22, 2014

5th post of 5   This is our fifth and final post of our “Alternative Thanksgiving” series. This last post finishes up with a selection of ideas for alternatives for the traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pies are the most common dessert found on the Thanksgiving table and that will usually consist of apple, pumpkin, mincemeat, or …

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Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu- The Bird & Stuffing

November 20, 2014

4th post of 5   In our fourth post we talk turkey, or at least alternatives to the traditional turkey and the different ways to prepare it. The turkey is the centerpiece of the Thanksgiving meal. Other types of birds to consider cooking are duck, goose, capon, pheasant, partridge, pullet, or cornish game hens. Gravy, like many …

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Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu- The Sides

November 18, 2014

3rd post of 5   In our third post we take a look at the side dishes. The side dishes are probably the most interesting part of the Thanksgiving meal. Here you have a chance to mix it up with a lot of options to get creative. The sides can also wreck havoc on wine …

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Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu- The Appetizers

November 13, 2014

2nd post of 5   Appetizers are a great idea to consider for the Thanksgiving meal and they deserve special attention. While everyone is waiting for the main event to come out of the oven, you can have appetizers around for guests to enjoy before the big meal is served. This is our second post of …

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Alternatives To The Traditional Thanksgiving Menu

November 9, 2014

1st post of 5   It’s November and time to think about the Thanksgiving menu. Everyone has a sensory memory about Thanksgiving with many different ideas of how to prepare the traditional meal. One thing that remains the same everywhere is that Thanksgiving is an important American holiday and it’s about bringing friends and family …

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Recently Foraged Ingredients: Vol. 8

November 3, 2014

The days are getting shorter with winter right around the corner and chefs are thinking about their Thanksgiving menus. We are seeing many different varieties of winter squashes available in the markets with more coming. Citrus is just getting started and apples and pears are going strong. It’s time to start thinking about braising and slow cooked …

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