Thursday, November 22, 2012
Share your best recipes for the day after.
Dinner’s done and the only thing more stuffed than the bird is you. Now the question becomes: What to do with all those leftovers? While many say simple reheating is all that’s necessary to have a “day after” feast, others have elaborate recipes for turning Thanksgiving leftovers into gourmet delights. From savory turkey soups to sinfully delicious pot pies and mile-high sandwiches, everyone has their own ideas on what to do with what’s leftover. The Food Network even has an entire recipe collection dedicated to the topic. We’d prefer to hear from you! To get the recipe sharing started, here's a hot turkey salad pie recipe my grandmother used to make. What are your favorite Thanksgiving leftover recipes? Share them in the comments section …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Let everyone see just how hard you worked!
Putting together a Thanksgiving feast is no simple feat. Between the shopping and the cooking, there’s barely time left to set the table and make everything just right. If you’ve gone above and beyond with your spread this year, Largo Patch invites you to show off your hard work! Just upload your Thanksgiving dinner photos to the gallery. Be sure to share tell everyone what the special dishes are you served up, too. And, if your dinner table setting and decorations rival something Martha Stewart might whip up, we invite you to show those off, too! To share your photos, just login to your user account and click on the white and green button at the top of this article. Happy holidays, Largo!
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Check out this holiday rundown of sweet treats, ranging from cookies to pies to gluten free and vegan options.
Whether you're into pumpkin or you're allergic to gluten, this holiday rundown of recipes compiled by Patch should have something for every kind of dessert lover. Pumpkin pie is a staple at the dinner table on Thanksgiving. For others, pecan pie seals the deal for a successful turkey day. Feeling ambitious this Thanksgiving? Try this pumpkin cream pie recipe. Apple pie is another big hit with those who are susceptible to sweets. Have a taste of this pumpkin walnut cake. Ever heard of the Thanksgiving cheesecake? Try it out. The creators of this pumpkin cake say it's the "turkey spotlight stealing" addition to your dining room table. Try making these pumpkin pinwheels for a solid piece of eye and stomach candy. Pumpkin cookies with cream …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Largo has many great places to buy pie; which one is your favorite?
Pumpkin? Pecan? Apple? Key lime? Chocolate silk? Mmmm, pie options are endless, and Largo has some wonderful places to purchase pie for Thanksgiving. Here's a look at several options around town. Do you have a favorite place to purchase pie that we left off our list? Follow the links below to rate your favorite pie place in the Largo Patch business directory, and let us know why you think they have the best pie in the comments. Amish Country Store Cafe de Paris Bakery Frida's Cafe & Bakery Toucan's Coffee House and the Pie Factory Village Inn Stay connected by signing up for our free email newsletter or "liking" us on Facebook.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
In this special holiday cooking video, Patch shows you how to prepare the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving feast.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2012
By John Gifaldi and Patty Heiden Here's your turkey grocery list: Turkey (determine size based on Tip 1 below) Stuffing (see package for amount needed based on turkey weight) Chicken Broth Onions Celery Butter Spices: Sage, Thyme, Poultry Seasoning, Basil, Salt, Pepper Aluminum Foil Thermometer (if you don't already have one) Roasting Pan Tip 1: When purchasing your whole turkey, figure 1-1-½ pounds per person, which allows ½ pound for leftovers. Tip 2: Frozen turkeys should be defrosted in the refrigerator for 2-5 days prior to cooking depending on the size. Figure approximately 1 day for every 4 pounds. Never defrost at room temperature. Tip 3: Always remove the neck and giblets and rinse your turkey inside and out with cold water …