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Using Fresh Herbs for Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving may strike most people as a uniquely American holiday, but virtually every culture celebrates some sort of harvest festival. Not surprisingly, harvest days feature the most quintessential grain, fruit, vegetable and herb crops of the gathering season. To create an herbal Thanksgiving, consider the herbs and spices typically associated with autumn---warm, zesty spices like ginger, cardamom and caraway, earthy fresh herbs such as sage, oregano and marjoram, and for desserts and beverages, the so-called sweet herbs, including mint, salad burnet and pineapple sage....

Grilled Artichokes

Grilled Artichoke Recipe

This is the best way to eat artichokes and it's healthy too!" Tender, artichokes quick and easy to make and beautifully grilled. Servings: 6 Hands-on time: 30 min Total time: 45 min Ingredients 1 lemon, juiced 8 cups cold water 3 artichokes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 lemon, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Directions Preheat grill to high. Fill a large bowl with water and add the juice of one lemon. Cut the top 1/3 off of the artichoke. With scissors, trim the top portions of the remaining leaves to remove thorns. Cut stem leaving about 2" attached to the artichoke. Turn the artichoke top-side down and cut through the stem to halve the artichoke. Cut again to quarter and remove fuzzy...