Freeze! Well, make garlic-Parmesan biscuits first

   November 21, 2013 1:47 pm

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Bountiful Blessings,” from Barbour Publishing. The winner is Penny Guelcher. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Penny Guelcher, you are eligible to enter the drawing forĀ “Not Your Mother’s Make-Ahead & Freeze Cookbook,” by Jessica Fisher. Joining the “Not Your Mother’s XXX” lineup,…

Stuffing that dreams are made of

   November 19, 2013 11:37 am

Lots of people already have a stuffing recipe. It’s written down on a faded, dog-eared card and it’s not Thanksgiving without it. But not everyone is so lucky. First-time T-day cooks might want to change things up, or the old card got lost, or they never really liked the old recipe in the first place….

Ditch the boring dinner rolls for Pumpkin-Parmesan Biscuits

   November 18, 2013 12:43 pm

These, from www.foodnetwork.com, look much easier than kneed-and-rise rolls. And you can make them now and freeze until next Thursday. They just need a 10-minute warm up before hitting the table.[/caption] My “Loaves & Dishes” blog and column should be devoted to at least one loaf-like recipe before the big feast, I think. That’s as…

Cranberry Chutney simply rocks

   November 12, 2012 2:15 pm

My favorite Thanksgiving recipe of all time is Cranberry Chutney. It’s sweet, tangy, bold and beautiful. The first time I made it, for a Loaves & Dishes column in 2003, my husband, and my sister- and mother-in-law, and I all fell deeply, madly in love with it. I hate to push the season, I’m getting…

Book-drawing Wednesday and Bourbon Pecan Pie

   November 7, 2012 2:39 pm

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for “Cooking Italian With the Cake Boss,” by Buddy Valastro. The winner is Julie Miniger. I’ll pop it in the mail today. If you are not Julie Miniger, feel free to enter the drawing for "How to Build a Better Pie," by Millicent Souris To enter, send an…