Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

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“Specialties of the House”: Cranberry Conserve

 Many years ago, I attended a cooking class for Thanksgiving dishes.  One of the recipes we did at that class was Cranberry Conserve and every year since, it has been on my Thanksgiving meal menu! This conserve is so easy … Continue reading

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Countdown to Thanksgiving…

One of my greatest pleasures of my Thanksgiving entertaining, is doing my centerpieces for the Thanksgiving tables! I always set the tables on Tuesday prior to Thanksgiving and then do my floral arrangements early Wednesday morning. That allows me to … Continue reading

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Countdown to Thanksgiving…

I must confess that since Thanksgiving 2013, I have added a little collection of eight turkey dinner plates to my Thanksgiving table. Going to Replacements ALWAYS gets me in trouble, but what a lovely trouble it is! I thought one … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Thanksgiving Platter?

The clock is ticking and we all better be getting everything lined up and organized for “Turkey Day”! As you likely know by now, my Thanksgiving platters are blue and white! That should certainly come as no surprise. One of … Continue reading

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