Posts Tagged ‘ thanksgiving ’

What Would Betty Do Logo What’s For Thanksgiving Dinner?

A Complete Thanksgiving Meal Betty!  Help! I have guests coming over and I have no idea what to make for Thanksgiving dinner! Yes, it’s decorative gourd season! (link is absolutely NSFW, but a classic). “When my guests come over it’s gonna be like, BLAMMO! Check out my shellacked decorative vegetables….” But I digress. I have the perfect […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Better Than Pumpkin Pie I know that it’s officially fall when the pumpkin pie bars reappear in the pastry case at my local Peet’s Coffee and Tea. I love those things, mostly because I can’t manage to make a decent pumpkin pie at home. Even when I finally nail a decent crust, it gets soggy […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Homemade Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing From Scratch Thanksgiving is coming. It’s time to learn how to make cornbread stuffing from scratch. Two weeks ago, I gave you a recipe for how to make your own cornbread. Today, I’m going to hand you off to Jim, the Food Whisperer, for detailed instructions about how to make your own homemade […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Be Thankful

I know that everyone is writing Thanksgiving blog posts, but I still feel like I should share some of the things that I’m thankful for this year. In no particular order… I’m thankful for my health. I’m thankful for my smart, funny, self-sufficient little boy. I’m so proud of the person he’s becoming. I’m thankful […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo The Turkey

I know that people swear by all kinds of turkey cooking methods, but this is the only method I’ve ever used and it works beautifully. I don’t stuff my turkeys. I don’t baste. I don’t put anything under the skin. And in spite of all of the anecdotal evidence that says that my turkey should […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Glazed Carrots

It’s November again, kids, and that means that this month’s recipes will all revolve around Thanksgiving. Today’s recipe: glazed carrots, another Alton Brown recipe from Food Network. I love this one, and honestly don’t know why I don’t make them more often throughout the year. Ingredients 1 pound carrots (approximately 7 medium), peeled and cut […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Sour Cream and Chive Mashed Potatoes

I was raised on conventional mashed potatoes: russets, margarine and milk. Years ago, I decided to get fancy and created this mashed potato recipe. Ingredients 1 bag red skin potatoes, quartered, skins on Kosher salt Sour cream Fresh chives, chopped Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Instructions In a saucepot with salted water, bring […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Cranberries with a Twist

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, it seems like the perfect time for my cranberry recipe. While I’ve always been a huge fan of cranberries in almost any form, I’m actually not all that fond of the orange zest recipes that seem to proliferate at this time of year. A few years ago, I […] Read More