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Thanksgiving 2014

Another Thanksgiving spent in Chicago because of Emily’s work schedule. This year, Emily’s mom and siblings came into town and I had my first experience cooking a Thanksgiving meal for others. In addition, a handful of her fellow residents and … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranates and Vanilla-Pecan Butter

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 6.5 / 10 Pretty good side. Was testing this for Thanksgiving, but it’s probably not worth the effort vs. other green sides. Dish Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranates and Vanilla-Pecan Butter Recipe Source … Continue reading

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Stacked Pumpkin Spice Cake with Maple Frosting

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 9 / 10 8.5 / 10 Emily’s favorite thing I’ve ever made is Barefoot Contessa’s Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes. I wanted to make something like this for Thanksgiving, so I tried converting this into a layer cake … Continue reading

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Turducken!

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 3 / 10 2 / 10 The star of the Thanksgiving spread was unfortunately the biggest disappointment. For years, I have been dreaming of a delicious turducken. Who actually likes turkey that much? Nobody. Wrapped up … Continue reading

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