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Dried Cherry & Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Nov 11, 2013
Dried Cherry & Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Fresh cranberry sauce is a must-have at any Thanksgiving feast. This one is made with plump dried cherries and orange juice in less than 20 minutes. Every year at Thanksgiving, my kids eat the cranberry sauce by the spoonful. Actually, it’s a battle between the cranberries and the Family Crockpot Applesauce…which will be consumed the [...]

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Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Nov 4, 2013
Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan | cookincanuck.com

Shredded Brussels sprouts are an easy and colorful side dish for Thanksgiving. Pistachios, dried cranberries and salty Parmesan cheese add a burst of flavor and texture. I had an epiphany about Brussels sprouts a couple of years ago. The Brussels sprouts of my childhood did not give me warm and fuzzy feelings towards the little [...]

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What’s Cookin’…Best Sweet Potato Recipes

Nov 3, 2013
What's Cookin'...Best Sweet Potato Recipes | cookincanuck.com

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and a craving for healthy eating, I’m diving into my recipe box for my best sweet potato recipes. The list includes side dishes and vegetarian entrees. Thanksgiving in the United States is only a few weeks away (ack!) and I’m pulling out my best sweet potato recipes from the [...]

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Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese

Jun 19, 2013
Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese | cookincanuck.com

Grilled Endive Recipe with Pistachios, Dried Cherries & Feta Cheese Once the grilling season starts, it’s everything my family can do to rip the tongs out of my ash-covered hands. Really, once I stepped forward with my How to: Grill LIke a Girl post, there was no way I was going to relinquish control of [...]

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My Favorite Easter Recipes {Craft & Recipe Link-Up}

Mar 25, 2013
My Favorite Easter Recipes {Craft & Recipe Link-Up} | cookincanuck.com

Do you have traditional recipes that you must serve or certain crafts that you must complete each and every Easter? You know, the ones that make your family say, “It wouldn’t be Easter without…” For our family, those include Hot Cross Buns, such as this classic recipe or these Hot Cross Buns with Chocolate & [...]

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Lemon Pepper Steamed Broccoli Recipe

Jan 9, 2013
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I ate five cups of broccoli the other day. Five cups! By noon, I hit my daily fiber requirements, and I’m pretty sure that my skin turned a light shade of green. As crazy as it may seem, I just couldn’t leave this steamed broccoli alone. It was that good and didn’t even meet the [...]

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe with Chinese Five-Spice Powder

Nov 30, 2012
Roasted Sweet Potatoes Recipe with Chinese Five-Spice Powder | cookincanuck.com

Roasted sweet potatoes take mere minutes to prep. Just toss them with olive oil, salt and Chinese 5-spice powder before sliding them into the oven. If there was a Superfriends Hall of Justice for food, sweet potatoes would be the Superman or Wonder Woman of the group. Or put two of them together and they [...]

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My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey to Side Dish & Dessert

Nov 16, 2012
Thanksgiving Recipes: Turkey, Side Dishes & Dessert

These are all of my family’s favorite Thanksgiving recipes, from the perfectly roasted turkey to our favorite side dishes and cranberry sauce. And don’t miss the tutorial on making the perfect gravy or carving the bird.   Try to avoid breaking out in a cold sweat as I say this…Thanksgiving is less than a week [...]

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Fresh Green Beans with Bacon, Mushrooms & Herbs Recipe

Nov 14, 2012
Fresh Green Beans with Bacon, Mushrooms & Herbs Recipe by Cookin

Fresh green beans are tossed with crispy bacon, sauteed mushrooms, shallots and fresh herbs. This is a wonderful, bright side for your Thanksgiving feast. This post is a two-fer. If you are looking for a side dish for your Thanksgiving feast, then these fresh green beans will do the trick. Bacon, mushrooms, shallots and fresh [...]

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