The Thanksgiving Table: Recipes and Ideas to Create Your Own Holiday Tradition

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Chronicle Books, 2001 - Cooking - 192 pages

Sometimes the only thing Thanksgiving hosts have to be thankful for is putting their feet up at the end of the day. For novices, orchestrating The Feast is no easy task. And even for old pros it's a bit of a challenge. Enter The Thanksgiving Table: the lowdown on the how to. Everything from the foolproof secret to a moist bird and how to truss and carve it to menu suggestions and simple, elegant table settings. Plus, recipes for classics like cranberry relish as well as more innovative dishes--and a whole section devoted to vegetarians. And maybe best of all, do-ahead tips and plenty of food and technique photographs to make planning in advance a breeze. The Thanksgiving Table is a kitchen essential--a book for which every home cook can give thanks.


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Cooking teacher and author Morgan presents dozens of recipes for both classic Thanksgiving dishes and more contemporary alternatives, such as Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Bittersweet ... Read full review

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Cant say enough about this wonderful compilation. Try the sweet potatos with pralines. Read full review


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Diane Morgan is an experienced cooking teacher and the author of many cookbooks, including the best-selling Atomic Cocktails (0-8118-1926-4), Midnight Munchies (0-8118-3534-0), Dressed to Grill (0-8118-3139-6), and The Thanksgiving Table (0-8118-2991-X), all from Chronicle Books. She lives in Portland, Oregon.Joyce Oudkerk Pool is an award-winning photographer specializing in food. Her photographs appear in a number of cookbooks including James McNair's New Pizza (0-8118-2364-4).

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