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  • Curried Turkey Pecan Salad

    2 cups leftover Turkey, chopped into half inch pieces 1 cup mandarin oranges, drained and chopped into small pieces 3/4 cup red delicious apple, core and seeds removed, diced into small pieces 1/2 cup water chestnuts, drained and chopped into small pieces...
  • Koscielny, Columbia Orchestra offer classy start to holiday season

    The holiday season calendar tends to fill up pretty quickly, so it's not too soon to start your shopping for classical music concerts in December. One classy upcoming program to keep in mind is the Columbia Orchestra's next concert on Saturday, Dec. 1...
  • Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen

    Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen
    It is Thanksgiving morning. As you read this, the bird, a fine 16-pounder, is coming to room temperature on the counter. The green beans have been topped and tailed, and my fingertips smart from peeling smoking-hot chestnuts for the stuffing. I've...
  • Thanksgiving Recipes from Chef Anthony Espinosa

    Thanksgiving Recipes from Chef Anthony Espinosa
    Chestnut & Sage Stuffing - 2 cups of chestnuts - ½ cup of unsalted butter - ½ cup of diced onions - ½ cup of diced carrots - ½ cup of diced celery - 2 loaves of light rye bread/ diced - 4 oz. of chopped sage - ½ cup of white wine - 4 cups of...
  • Get the Skinny on Thanksgiving Side Dishes & Dessert

    Get the Skinny on Thanksgiving Side Dishes & Dessert
    We love oyster dressing and pecan pie as much as the next person (really!), but we also like to have a few lighter options on the table for Thanksgiving dinner, as well.  Spicy Cranberry Chutney Adapted from http://allrecipes.com Ingredients ¼ cup...
  • Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near

    Hampton Roads' holiday fun snowballs as December draws near
    Once upon a time, Williamsburg's Grand Illumination was the Peninsula's undisputed champion of holiday crowds, pyrotechnics and merry-making. Move over, colonials. Make room for Hollydazzle. The Newport News celebration, happening Nov. 30 at City...
  • From Sun Magazine: Welcome to a Voltaggio Christmas

    From Sun Magazine: Welcome to a Voltaggio Christmas
    For Bryan Voltaggio, this holiday season is about beginnings. His latest restaurant venture — and the first outside Frederick — is slated to open. It will be his family's first Christmas in their new Urbana home. And with a son age 5 and a...
  • Recipe Finder: Wild Rice Dressing

    Bonnie Wilkins of Bend, Ore., was looking for a recipe for she has lost for wild rice dressing for turkey. She said that in the late 1980s, she was living in Tampa, Fla., and the Tampa Tribune ran a wonderful recipe for the dressing that contained water...
  • Local Chefs Share Recipes, Holiday Traditions

    Local Chefs Share Recipes, Holiday Traditions
    For restaurant chefs, every day presents an opportunity to create a new dish, an inspired combination of flavors, textures and ingredients to wow their guests. As the holidays approach, however, professional chefs have more in common with the home cook....
  • Looking for beef in a bag

    Years ago my mother found a recipe for Thanksgiving Day stuffing in a cookbook purchased at a gourmet food and kitchen store. The recipe calls for whole roasted chestnuts and is the best we've had. Over the years I've bought these for her and had them...
  • Rice dish celebrates the harvest

     Rice dish celebrates the harvest
    This vegan recipe from "Grain Mains: 101 Surprising and Satisfying Whole Grain Recipes for Every Meal of the Day" (Rodale, $24.99) is inspired by a traditional dish served in the fall by many Japanese cooks to celebrate the arrival of the new rice...