Tag: thanksgiving

Talking Turkey: How to Choose Your Thanksgiving Bird

Talking Turkey: How to Choose Your Thanksgiving Bird

Sure, the thermometer might read 75 degrees, but before you know it, turkey time will be upon us. Wondering about heritage breeds? Pasture-raised? Or just how big a bird you’ll need feed your clan? Take the guesswork out of buying your holiday turkey with Bay Area Bites’ guide to sourcing the best birds around the Bay.

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Holiday Spirit: The Coping Mechanism

Holiday Spirit: The Coping Mechanism

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Short of a magic wand to transport you elsewhere, this cocktail has everything you need to help cope with holiday get-togethers.

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Curried Sweet Potato Latkes with Maple Yogurt

Curried Sweet Potato Latkes with Maple Yogurt

| December 15, 2012 | 2 Comments

This recipe is ridiculous. Ridiculously good! If you have not tried the combo of curry, maple and sweet potato…you are missing out. Make these latkes for a festive and unique way to celebrate Hanukkah!

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Brussels Sprout Latke Recipe

Brussels Sprout Latke Recipe

| December 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

My affinity for Brussels sprouts is not a secret. I recently shared a skewered and roasted recipe for Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts and Parmesan. So when it came time to experiment with latkes I could not resist including this favorite seasonal ingredient into the mix.

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Gluten-Free Latkes for Hanukkah

Gluten-Free Latkes for Hanukkah

| December 7, 2012 | 1 Comment

Frying up latkes for Hanukkah? Stephanie Rosenbaum shares an easy trick for making them deliciously gluten-free.

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Let the Cracking Begin! Dungeness Crab Season is Underway

Let the Cracking Begin! Dungeness Crab Season is Underway

| November 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

Last year something was missing from Thanksgiving festivities in the Bay Area–Dungeness crab. Crabbers were on strike but fortunately, that was not the case this year. Here are some places to find Dungeness in the Bay Area.

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A Thanksgiving Feast For Your Eyes

A Thanksgiving Feast For Your Eyes

| November 24, 2012 | 2 Comments

I admit it, I’m one of those people that loves taking photos of their food as much as they love eating it. This past Thanksgiving, we joined four friends in San Francisco for a wonderful potluck dinner. Here’s a collection of images from our sumptuous holiday feast.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving Sans Meat With Kim O’Donnel

Celebrating Thanksgiving Sans Meat With Kim O’Donnel

| November 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Kim O’Donnel, author of The Meat Lover’s Meatless Celebrations, dishes with Sarah Henry about serving a fun, festive holiday feast without the beast.

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Food Banks Shift Focus, Seek to Nourish People in Need

Food Banks Shift Focus, Seek to Nourish People in Need

| November 19, 2012 | 6 Comments

Food banks are in the business of combating hunger — and they want to nourish their clients too. Sarah Henry reports on a new initiative designed to help places like the Alameda County Community Food Bank better serve people in need of a good feed.

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Cranberry Jalapeno Relish

Cranberry Jalapeno Relish

| November 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Sweet, tart, with a subtle kick of jalapeno and a twist of lime, this cranberry relish packs a punch of flavor.

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KQED’s Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

KQED’s Forum: Hunger and Local Food Banks

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is just around the corner — but some local food banks are reporting a lack of donations. KQED’s Forum talks with local food banks about food shortages and what people can do to help.

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Balls

Thanksgiving Stuffing Balls

| November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

This recipe for Sausage, Sage, Pecan, Cornbread Stuffing Balls ensures optimal crunchy to moist stuffing ratio.

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Three Ways

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Three Ways

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Halloween is over but Thanksgiving is on the horizon. Whether you carve your pumpkin or just use its meat for pie, don’t throw out those slimy pumpkin guts! In the spirit of conserving food waste roast the seeds to make a simple and tasty snack. Here are three simple ways to season and roast pumpkin seeds.

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Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts and Parmesan

Balsamic-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts and Parmesan

| October 26, 2012 | 12 Comments

These tiny little cabbages are not only visually fun but they can be so amazingly good. If done right, they have an earthy, bright and just slightly bitter flavor to them that reminds me of some of my favorite beers.

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