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Happy Thanksgiving!!

Thanksgiving is here once again and to help you in your food preparation, as well all know food is the centre point of Thanksgiving, we have shared with you our favorite Thanksgiving recipes for the perfect meal for all the family!

First up, we have an appetizer and a main course!

Appetizer:

Holiday Bacon Appetizers

Ingredients
1 sleeve country club-style crackers
3/4 cup grated Parmesan
1 pound thinly sliced bacon

Directions
Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F.

Lay the crackers face up on a large rack over a baking sheet.

Scoop about 1 teaspoon of the grated Parmesan onto each cracker.

Cut the package of bacon in half and wrap each cheese covered cracker with one half piece of bacon, completely covering the cracker. It should fit snugly around the cracker, but not be too taut.

Place the bacon-wrapped crackers onto the rack. Place the baking sheet in the oven for about 2 hours.

Serve immediately or at room temperature!

The main event:

Ingredients
Turkey Glaze:
1 1/2 cups pomegranate molasses
3/4 cup prepared horseradish, drained
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
Turkey:
1 (about 15 pounds) fresh turkey
1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 cups homemade chicken stock or low-sodium canned broth

Directions
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Whisk together pomegranate molasses, horseradish, mustard, salt, and coarsely ground black pepper. Set aside and let sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before using to allow the flavors to meld.

Remove the neck, heart and gizzard from inside of the turkey. Rinse the bird inside and out with cold water and pat dry. Rub the entire surface of the bird with the butter and season well (including the cavity) with salt and pepper.

Truss the turkey and place breast-up on a rack in a large roasting pan. Roast for about 45 minutes, until slightly golden brown. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees F and continue roasting, basting with some of the chicken stock every 15 minutes, for about 1 hour, 15 minutes longer.

During the last 15 minutes of roasting, stop basting with the chicken stock and brush the entire turkey with 1 cup of the pomegranate glaze. Remove the turkey from the oven, brush with the remaining glaze, loosely tent and let rest 15 minutes before slicing.

Courtesy of http://www.foodnetwork.com/

 

Finally, a delicious pumpkin – pecan cheesecake to finish off and satisfy your sweet tooth!

 

Ingredients:

 

2 cups graham cracker crumbs 

1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 

5 tablespoons butter, melted 

3 tablespoons light brown sugar 

4 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 

1 cup granulated sugar 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

4 large eggs 

1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin 

1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 

Praline Topping

Garnishes: coarsely chopped Pecan Pie-Glazed Pecans, fresh sage leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a bowl until well blended. Press mixture on bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Beat cream cheese and next 2 ingredients at medium speed with a heavy-duty electric stand mixer until blended and smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating just until blended after each addition. Add pumpkin and lemon juice, beating until blended. Pour batter into prepared crust. (Pan will be very full.)
  3. Bake at 325° for 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes or until almost set. Turn oven off. Let cheesecake stand in oven, with door closed, 15 minutes. Remove cheesecake from oven, and gently run a knife around outer edge of cheesecake to loosen from sides of pan. (Do not remove sides of pan.) Cool completely on a wire rack (about 1 hour). Cover and chill 8 to 24 hours.
  4. Remove sides and bottom of pan, and transfer cheesecake to a serving plate. Prepare Praline Topping; immediately pour slowly over top of cheesecake, spreading to within 1/4 inch of edge. Garnish, if desired.

Courtesy of www.myrecipes.com

Posted by Francesca Bonfiglio on 27 November, 2014 celebrate, cold, give thanks, Heat Holders, making life warmer, Recipes, Thanksgiving, Thermal socks, Turkey, warm, warm up |
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