Last call for Paper Chef Ingredient Nominations for Paper Chef #13

Ingredient nominations close at the end of the day on Thursday. So far the list is:Parsnips, sweetcorn, apples, red peppers, seaweed, rice, carrots, a root vegetable, basil, fish sauce, butternut squash, scallions, little fishes, quinoa, anchovies, olives, yoghurt,...

The turkey…

Thanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays. I truly enjoy cooking the meal. It’s basic ceremonies and premise are non-sectarian and uplifting and mostly we have friends over who would otherwise be on their own. This time it was just us and two friends and...

…dressing…

This is a tale of two dressings. You have heard about the turkey and you will hear about the side dishes. But in my mind, the dressing is what makes the Thanksgiving meal. So I take it VERY seriously. This year I only made one dressing but with two variations.Main...

…and all the trimmings

Continuing onward with our epic (well actually reasonable and created in order to be manageable and worthwhile) meal, we come to all the other side dishes.First, Jan made the truly amazing and unforgettable lemon cake – perhaps the best one she has made yet. Our...

Paper Chef Ingredient Nominations Open For Only Three More Days!

Since the Paper Chef will be kicking off on Friday, we only have 3 more days to get nominations in. The current ingredient list is pretty impressive already though:Parsnips, sweetcorn, apples, red peppers, seaweed, rice, carrots, a root vegetable, basil, fish sauce,...