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Seasonal food blog of Chef Deborah at Cuvée at The Greenporter Hotel

Entries from November 2010

Kabocha Squash Cheese Pie

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Dessert, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dessert, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Vegetarian

In the North Fork, Fall is announced as much by the winter squashes at roadside farmstands as the changing leaves. We have so many different types of squash out here, but one of my favorites is Kabocha.  It is a Japanese squash but Caribbean cooks also use it. It’s smaller than most squashes – slightly larger [...]

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Indian Pudding with Soy Pumpkin Ice Cream

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate abundance and eat delicious stuff. It is also time for folks to stop seeing vegan cuisine as somehow austere and holier-than-thou. This Indian pudding is nothing short of luscious, with rich spices and a sweetness that is dense, but not cloying. Call it virtuous if you must, but you [...]

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Four North Fork Wines For Your Thanksgiving Table

November 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Brunch, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Wine

· 1 Comment · Brunch, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Wine

Being on the North Fork during Thanksgiving is a cook’s delight.  From the turkey farms to farm stand potatoes and the best brussel sprouts to the selection of local wines, your table is set. Having a selection of wine for your Thanksgiving buffet turns your dinner into a party.   Your guests can enjoy trying [...]

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Pancetta-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

November 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Winter Recipes

· 1 Comment · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Winter Recipes

Brussels sprouts seem like the quintessentially staid Northern European vegetable, but have you ever seen them grow? It looks like a lush tropical hothouse decorative plant, with big top leaves, its trunk studded with exotic bulbs. Stripped from the plant, the sprouts look like the mini-cabbages they are (they are in the Brassica family), but [...]

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Brie en Croute with Apple Compote

November 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Brunch, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Snack, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Brunch, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Lunch, Side Dishes, Snack, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

Looking for an hors d’oeuvre to keep your guests busy before you serve dinner? Try this beautiful pastry-encased Brie with apple compote and serve with a selection of North Fork wines. For more Thanksgiving ideas, stayed tuned to Seasoned Fork.

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Spicy Cranberry Relish

November 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· 2 Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

Cranberry relish for Thanksgiving dinner and great on turkey sandwiches too!

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Mushroom Gravy

November 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian

· No Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Vegan, Vegetarian

Give me stuffing and gravy and I might not miss the turkey at Thanksgiving.  People love gravy and too often hosts run out so you might want to double this recipe. I find that a mushroom-based gravy is perfect for side dishes and for the turkey too.  This is a vegetarian-based gravy with garden stock [...]

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Corn Bread Stuffing

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Dinner, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter Recipes

All about the stuffing. Try this recipe for corn bread stuffing. Although a veg base — you can prepare and bake inside your turkey for meat lovers.

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Thanksgiving Menus for All: Meat, Vegetarian and Vegan

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine, Winter Recipes

· No Comments · Dessert, Dinner, Drinks & Cocktails, Fall Recipes, Holiday, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine, Winter Recipes

A Thanksgiving menu for all of your guests. Turkey or not: terrific ideas for side dishes, desserts and wine.

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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

November 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Book Review

· 1 Comment · Book Review

A b-Oysterous Bible of Bivalves Reading a Mark Kurlansky book is like going out for a couple of beers with your favorite professor. You settle in to a comfortable booth with a frothy pint of anticipation. You tingle with the excitement of entering a more intimate relationship with someone you admire. You enjoy the delicious [...]

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