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Roast and boast but don’t forget the side action this Thanksgiving

Curried Apple and Celery Salad, Savour it All blog, Karen Anderson

Curried Apple and Celery Salad – photo by Karen Anderson

The frosty mornings have begun in earnest where I live. With each silver plated morning, the leaves on the apple tree outside my kitchen window turn a little more golden. The apples have gone from shades of magenta to crimson rubies.

How can we not be inspired to cook with these darlings of the season? They will keep the doctor away if we will only eat one per day. They will stay true while other fruits fade away like a summer romance. They were juicy while they lasted, but nowhere to be found now. Apples have a place in the crisper from now until their last crunch in late spring.

I’ve blogged about Thanksgiving turkey dinner. I’ve blogged about Thanksgiving sides. This quick apple recipe is a favourite because it is made with ingredients you almost always have on hand. It’ll be amongst the sides on my table next weekend. I’m grateful for another year of good health, another chance to give thanks for the food on my table and especially to give thanks for the the farmers who grew it. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving 2017. Continue reading

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Savour food – The Holiday Dinner “Sides Show” for @AlbertaAtNoon

The Sides Show - a disappearing act photo - Karen Anderson

The Sides Show – a disappearing act
photo – Karen Anderson

We all know that turkey takes center stage on the holiday table but where would that big star of a bird be without its supporting cast?

This week on Alberta@Noon I’ll be talking about “the sides show” – all those yummy dishes that has turkey saying, “you complete me” – just like Tom Cruise in Jerry McGuire (he WAS a turkey until he figured that one out!)

This blog will be recipes, recipes and more recipes! I’m going to organize them in categories so if you are looking for something in particular just scroll down our Holiday Sides Show Menu. Happy Thanksgiving everyone and since these recipes are good for any holiday where turkey is a favourite I’ll just say Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Happy Easter while I’m at it.

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