Here we are staring straight down the barrel of another Thanksgiving. And every year at this time, I find myself asking the same questions: "Who are these people and why must I continue to provide them with nourishment??"
I kid, I kid. These people are my family and I'm happy to provide them with nourishment. The trouble is, my people prefer to take their holiday nourishment in the exact same form every year. Not a single deviation would be welcomed. They want what they want, and the people will have their traditional foods this Thanksgiving ... as they have every other year since the dawn of creation.
Now, that wouldn't be so bad, were I not a food blogger and in need of fresh content! Hello, might we have some lovely crisp-roasted brussels sprouts instead of the green bean casserole? No. No, we can't. So what's a blogger to do?
Provide you with links to my previously posted holiday recipes. Perhaps you're a new reader and you've missed them the first time. Or maybe your people are amenable to a bit of deviation at the holidays. If so, color me jealous. In any case, consider this a "Best of Diva" Thanksgiving style. Enjoy!
Diva Family Thanksgiving Favorites:
Recipe for Make-Ahead Gravy - this one's a time saver and a life-saver.
Herbed Bread Stuffing - my take on a classic.
Cranberry Port Conserve - my all-time favorite cranberry sauce.
Cranberry Sauce with Pears and Cardamom - a close second fave.
Pumpkin Cranberry Bread - a seasonal treat with all the warm spices.
Pork Stuffing - a tender recreation of my mother in law's recipe.
So, tell me about your people. Do you switch up the holiday menu? Or are you part of a traditional tribe? Curious Diva wants to know.