It’s almost turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal thanks to a beautiful assortment of accoutrements like a turkey brining kit and locally-milled pastry flour, plus seasonal produce such as rainbow carrots, Sweet Louisa apples, Delicata squash, fingerling potatoes and Winter Luxury pumpkin to use in your holiday pies. Also included: More provisions to incorporate into the day’s most-anticipated dishes, from Challah bread and farm-fresh eggs to fragrant sage and other flavor-packed herbs. Here’s to a happy holiday!
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.
Rustic Challah Bread, Mushroom & Herb Dressing
Fragrant with fresh herbs and accented by toasted Challah bread and meaty mushrooms, this stuffing is always a hit!
Potatoes à la Robuchon
Of all the haute cuisine in legendary chef Joël Robuchon’s repertoire, he was best known for these super-silky potatoes.
Balsamic-Glazed Root Vegetables
An herb-packed marinade infuses fresh flavor into late fall staples like carrots, squash and parsnips.
Parmesan-Crusted Winter Squash
This versatile recipe works with any number of squash—Butternut, Acorn or this week’s Delicata.
Homemade Pumpkin Purée
Nothing quite beats a pie crafted from homemade pumpkin purée! Substitute this purée in any recipe calling for canned pumpkin.