Thanksgiving Recipes

Potato Gratin with Parmesan and Truffles

Parmigiano Reggiano Potato Rosemary Gratin   12 idaho bake potatoes, peeled and diced small ½ cup rosemary chopped ½ cup chives chopped ½ cup truffle peeling chopped 2 quart heavy cream 2 cups whole milk 1# hand grated parmesan reggianno 12 ounce grated gruyere cheese Salt and pepper Taste before putting in dishes   Mix …

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

Candied Pumpkin Seeds 1# pumpkin seeds 1 gallon boiling salted water ½# powder sugar 1 t cayenne 1 t nutmeg fryer oil in thick sauce pot salt Method: Heat water to boil and blanch pumpkin seeds for two minutes.  Drain over strainer, discarding the water.  Place seeds in bowl and add powdered sugar, cayenne, curry …

Best Ever Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts 2 slices of  applewood bacon diced and rendered 8 ounces shaved brussel sprouts 1 Tablespoon stone ground mustard 1 shallot, shaved thin 1 T apple cider vinegar 2 ounces heavy cream 1 granny smith apple, julienne   Method: Add cut bacon to sauté pan and render until crispy.  Add shallots and brussel sprouts, …

Sweet Potato Flan

Sweet Potato Flan   16 oz roasted sweet potato puree 1 qt. Heavy Cream 5 Egg yolks 1 Whole Eggs salt pepper 2 oz maple syrup pinch of nutmeg zest of half an orange   Method: Roasted sweet potatoes, cool and peel, blend smooth in food processor with 1 pint of the heavy cream. Make …

Kabocha Pumpkin Veloute

Kabocha Pumpkin Veloute 1 medium kabocha pumpkin 2 yellow onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 1 gallon apple cider 1 bay leaf 1 allspice berry 1 tsp cinnamon dash of maple syrup salt and pepper 2 cups heavy cream   Method: Split kabocha pumpkin in half, remove seeds and rub with oil, …

Guiness and Sage Rub for Turkey

Guinness and Herb Rub for Turkey For one whole turkey: 1 bottle Guinness beer, reduce by half 1 oz fresh sage, chives, parsley 1 qt mayo Salt and pepper   For Roasting Pan: 2 stalks celery, rough chopped 2 carrots, rough chopped 2 onions, rough chopped Salt and pepper   Method Mix well and season with …

Cast Iron Butternut Squash Pie, Swiss Chard Ravioli

Cast Iron Butternut Squash Pot Pie Smoked Bacon, Swiss Chard Ravioli, and Goat Cheese 1 9 inch cast iron skillet 1 large butternut squash 6 strips bacon 1 bunch swiss chard 4 ounces aged goat cheese 2 roasted chicken thighs 8 sheets phyllo dough   Method: Cut butternut squash in half and scoop out seeds. …

Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake

Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake Crust ¾ gingersnap cookies, ground fine in food processer ¼ c brown sugar ¼ c sugar ½ stick butter, melted and cooled mix all together Sour Cream Topping 2 cup sour cream 2 T sugar 1 T bourbon Filling 1 ½ c pumpkin, roasted and pureed 3 eggs ½ c brown sugar …

Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Pumpkin Crème Brulee 1 Qt. heavy cream 8 Yolks 4 oz. Sugar 3 oz. Brown Sugar ½ Vanilla Bean 1 ½ C. Pumpkin Puree 1 t. Cinnamon ½ t. ginger, ground ¼ t. Nutmeg ¼ t. Cloves Pinch of salt   Simmer vanilla beans, salt, sugar, cream. Mix eggs, lemon and brown sugar. Temper ingredients and …