It’s almost turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal next week thanks to a beautiful assortment of housemade accoutrements like our savory mushroom duxelles, silky crème fraîche and buttery galette dough, plus seasonal produce including pearl onions, fingerling potatoes and Winter Luxury pumpkin. Also included: VIP provisions to incorporate into the day’s most classic dishes, from a turkey brining kit and turkey stock to housemade cranberry sauce. Here’s to a happy holiday—and satisfied stomachs, too!
Here are a few recipe ideas for the week:
How-To: Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Soaking a turkey overnight in a solution of salt and water ensures a moist, juicy interior; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.
Roasted Pumpkin Soup with Herb Crème Fraîche
A fantastic starter to your Thanksgiving feast!
How-To: Peel Pearl Onions
Master the art of peeling these petite beauties in just a few simple steps.
Glazed Pearl Onions
The longer these cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they become.
Roasted Turnips with Chanterelle Mushroom, Bacon & Apple
Seasoned with fragrant rosemary, this recipe from Cook’s Illustrated is a guaranteed success as either a side or vegetarian main dish.
Mashed Potatoes with Duxelles
These decadent potatoes are mixed with mushroom duxelles for a satisfying finishing touch.
Potato Salad with Apples & Walnuts
This crisp potato salad will be especially beautiful with this week’s medley of fingerling potatoes.
Homemade Pumpkin Purée
Nothing quite beats a pie crafted from homemade pumpkin purée! Substitute this purée in any recipe calling for canned pumpkin.
This simple poaching method produces a beautifully-light dessert.