For a cup of tea after Thanksgiving dinner—or any time over the holidays—sip a comforting cup of pumpkin spice tea. While pumpkin spice tea in general isn’t hard to find, the blend from Tea Forté is top quality and is delicious plain or with milk and sweetener. Tea Forté’s Pumpkin Spice adds a trio of […]

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Thanksgiving on a biscuit: how we enjoyed the leftovers this morning (photo © Mason Dixie Foods).   Here’s what we created for breakfast with the Thanksgiving leftovers: a turkey biscuit sandwich! 1. TOP the bottom layer of a biscuit with mashed potatoes. 2. ADD a layer of stuffing. 3. NEXT, the turkey. 4. THEN, cranberry […]

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Thanksgiving dinner hasn’t even been served yet, but we’re already planning tomorrow’s dinner with the leftovers: Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza. We’ve enjoyed leftovers pizza recipes before. Here are some of our favorite Thanksgiving leftovers recipes, including the conventional and the not-so-obvious (this year’s leftovers pizza recipe is below:     MORE THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS RECIPES Angel Hair […]

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Looking for a cranberry cocktail for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve? The mixologists at Tommy Bahama restaurants created these tasty drinks that. The cocktail, which they call Happy Huladays, is a refreshing combination of seasonal flavors that tickle the taste buds. We call it “Happy Holidays,” because most of us won’t be celebrating in […]

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Pecan lovers, rejoice. As of Monday, November 22nd, American Pecans, the American Pecan Council, is launching a special Thanksgiving campaign to help travelers whose flights get delayed or canceled—“pecanceled,” as the pecan folks have described it. Holiday travel this year is expected to be nuts, says the American Pecan Council. Anticipating record travel delays, the […]

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[1] A delicious vegetarian/vegan stuffing with dried and fresh mushrooms (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [2] Fresh cremini mushrooms (also spelled crimini) can be replaced with white button mushrooms (photo ©Christine Siracusa | Weusual | Unsplash). [3] These are fresh shiitake mushrooms (photo © Hannah Kaminsky | Bittersweet Blog). [4] These are dried […]

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[1] Pumpkin manicotti: comfort food for fall and winter (photo © Taste of Home). [2] Pumpkin gnocchi with butter sage sauce. Here’s the recipe (photos #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7 © DeLallo). [3] This spicy pumpkin carbonara recipe is made with buccatini—thich spaghetti with a hole in the center. But you can substitute […]

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[1] Mmmm, pumpkin waffles (photo and recipe © Colavita). [2] Mashed bananas are mixed with the pumpkin in the waffles. You can also slice bananas as a garnish (photo © Jonathan Cooper | Unsplash). [3] Pumpkin is a great source of the powerful antioxidant, beta-carotene (photo © Libby’s). [4] The mineral and nutrient contents of […]

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