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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....

Healthy & Delicious Pickle-Brined Turkey

Healthy & Delicious Pickle-Brined Turkey Recipe

Change up your usual Thanksgiving turkey routine. Using pickle juice in brine adds loads of flavor and guarantees a tender and juicy turkey. Swap options: The weight of kosher salt varies by brand. If you prefer to use iodized table salt or fine sea salt, reduce the salt by half to about 2 ⅛ ounces by weight. For a spicy version add 1 roughly chopped jalapeño, Fresno, habanero or Thai chile pepper to the brine when simmering (depending on your preferred level of heat), and use the brine from 2 jars of zesty or spicy pickles instead of dill pickles. For a bread and butter brined version, omit the garlic from the brine, add 1/4 cup of granulated sugar to the brine when simmering. Then use the brine from...


Healthy Recipe: Herb Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Glaze

In this article, you'll learn and discover how to make a delicious healthy meal called herb-roasted turkey with cranberry glaze.  A great meal for Thanksgiving dinner. 6 to 12-pound turkey 3/4 teaspoon each salt & black pepper 2 tablespoons herbs de Provence 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter, room temperature 3 shallots, peeled and quartered 1 lemon, cut into eight wedges 2 garlic cloves, peeled and quartered 4 sprigs rosemary 8 sprigs thyme 1 bottle Fischer & Weiser Spiced Wine Cranberry Sauce Directions Begin thawing the turkey 3 to 4 days in advance of cooking. Set in a roasting pan and thaw in the refrigerator in its original packaging. The night before cooking, remove from the packaging, remove the additional turkey parts from the cavity...

Gingered Tofu Stir Fry

Gingered Tofu Stir Fry

A delicious and easy to make stir fry with golden, crispy tofu. Servings 4 Hands-on time: 30 mins Total time: 30 mins Ingredients One, 14-oz. package of tofu cutlet, cubed 1 tablespoon sesame oil One red bell pepper, sliced thinly 2 carrots, cut in half and julienned 1 small zucchini, cut in half and julienned One cup snow peas or green beans, sliced on an angle 1 cup bok choy, chopped 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 4 green onions, chopped or slivered ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped Ginger Sauce: 3 tablespoons Bragg’s Liquid Aminos or other soy sauce 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons ginger, shredded 1 large garlic clove, pressed Directions Place ingredients for ginger sauce in a bowl and whisk to combine. In...

Polynesian Glazed Wings

Healthy Recipe: Polynesian Glazed Wings

From: Diabetic Living Magazine Serve these baked appetizer glazed wings for a New Years, bring it to a friends house or serve it at any party you're hosting. The preparation is quick and easy. Ingredients This recipe serves 30 3 pounds frozen plain chicken wing drumettes (about 30) ½ cup packed brown sugar Wholesome Sweeteners Organic Light Brown Sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger ¼ to ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper½ cup pineapple juice ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth or water Kitchen Basics Stock Natural Chicken ¼ cup finely chopped green sweet pepper 2 tablespoons soy sauce Thinly sliced green onions (optional) Preparation Preparation: 10 minutes Ready In 1 h 10 m Directions: Line a 15x10x1-inch baking pan with foil, if desired. Place frozen drumettes in a prepared baking pan. Bake in a 400°F oven...

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