Glazed Pearl Onions

The longer these cook, the sweeter and more caramelized they will become.

Ingredients:
1 pound pearl onions, peeled
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons sugar
1½ teaspoons fresh thyme, leaves removed from sprigs
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper

Method:
1. Heat oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onions. Cook, tossing occasionally, until beginning to brown, about 5 minutes.

2. Sprinkle with sugar; season with salt and pepper. Add ⅔ cup water and thyme; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and liquid has evaporated, about 20 minutes.

Holiday Accoutrements Recipes

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It’s almost turkey time—allow us to lend a helping hand with the big meal with a beautiful assortment of housemade accoutrements like our wild mushroom duxelles and herb compound butter, plus seasonal produce including Brussels sprouts, Chantenay carrots, yams and pearl onions. Also included: Provisions to incorporate into the day’s most classic dishes, from a turkey brining kit and chicken stock to cranberries for homemade 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 tender; beautiful aromatics infuse it with flavor.

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 will become.

Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Apple & Bacon
Also tossed with brown sugar and apple cider vinegar, this warm side is sure to wow.

Rustic Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes with Duxelles
These decadent potatoes are mixed with mushroom duxelles for a satisfying finishing touch.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce
Kissed with a hint of orange juice, this sweet-tart recipe is a holiday classic.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Kissed with a hint of orange juice, this sweet-tart recipe is a holiday classic.

Ingredients:
2½ cups cranberries
⅔ cup sugar
½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of kosher salt

Method:
1. Combine the sugar, orange juice, cinnamon, salt and cranberries in a medium saucepan along with ½ cup water. Bring up to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 15 minutes until cranberries begin to burst. Let cool completely before serving.

Variations: Make this recipe your own! Feel free to substitute Grand Marnier for the orange juice; add the zest from an orange; or even add a dash or two of port.

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