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It’s become an absolute Thanksgiving tradition that the night before the parade Jon and I head to the Natural History Museum to see the giant balloons tethered down under nets, ready and waiting to fly.
One year, Jon and I abandoned traditions that we hardly even knew about yet, and spent Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.
The key to successful pumpkin carving, it turns out, is having access to some kind of saw.
1 cup of arborio rice 3 cups of hot stock (approximately – I usually find it takes more) 1 cup of white wine or Vermouth 1 medium onion ½ cup of parmesan cheese (grated) ½ butternut squash 3 tbsp soft … Continue reading
I make this Thanksgiving themed rice dish as often as I think Jon will put up with it, throughout Autumn and Winter. I think it might have been the first dish that I ever cooked for his parents, when they … Continue reading
Sweet potato puree / Yam puree / Jerusalem artichoke puree / carrot and turnip puree / pumpkin and butternut squash puree (serves 8, generously)
Warning: Under no circumstances attempt to blend regular potatoes in a blender or processor. You will end up with a gummy wallpaper paste mess. It is bad enough that one of us had to do this. Use a masher, potato … Continue reading
This dinner will get you laid (if you actually get to eat it) – Risotto and the weekend that never was.
It was my friend John’s birthday and the plan was that 10 of us would drive to Woodstock and hang out in a house on Friday night, Saturday, have breakfast on Sunday and get back to the city in time … Continue reading
But my family always has a pureed [insert obscure vegetable] and there isn’t one on this menu! Any dinner that involves tradition and family is bound to run up against roadblocks of the ‘but we always have this’ variety. Best … Continue reading
Ingredients (serves 2) 1 cup of rice 3 cups of hot stock (approximately) 1 cup of white wine 1 medium onion ½ cup of parmesan cheese (grated) ½ butternut squash 1tsp dried rosemary ¼ cup golden sultanas 1tbsp Madeira 2 … Continue reading