Sweet potatoes have always been a must for our holiday dinners. Sometimes I try out new recipes to try them in a different way. This recipes lets you kill two birds with one stone- sweet potato side dish and stuffing.
In anticipation of turkey leftovers after Thanksgiving, I have been searching out different turkey gumbo recipes. Below is an original recipe I found from a very old cookbook.
Gumbo, of all unique dishes of the New Orleans cuisine, represents a most distinctive type of the evolution of good cookery under the hands of the famous Creole cuisinieres of old New Orleans.
For a special holiday treat, try this pecan pie spiked with bourbon and enriched with chocolate. The dough recipe is unusual in several ways. It is prepared with slightly softened butter and cool water instead of cold butter and ice water. The dough is not chilled before it is rolled out and it contains a touch of vinegar. The pie pan is also greased and floured. This is a superior crust to most.