This is a luxurious combination of two of the best tastes from two favourite holidays, Thanksgiving and Christmas. The smoothness of the pumpkin custard acts as the perfect foil to the richness of the mincemeat.
The actual work for these rolls will only take about 20 minutes. People will go mad for these classic dinner rolls.
A classic, old dessert.
This is a very easy to make glaze for roast pork that tastes as good as many more complex glazes.
Swiss chard doesn’t make everyone’s standard vegetable list these days; but this recipe will make it a winner in your household.
And you thought boiled, sliced carrots were another word for boring? Not these ones: very good, very sweet, even the older ones that have been stored a few months.
This is a Spanish recipe, called Buñuelos de espinacas. It is often made as part of an assortment of tapas.
You can make this up to a day ahead, and reheat at the last minute in the microwave.
For many people, a creamed spinach dish is often pivotal in getting them to give spinach another chance, after a childhood of being served boiled spinach out of a can.
This is a side-dish that you can make entirely in the microwave, making it ideal for times when your stove is already full-out committed — or just for times when you don’t want any pots or pans wash-up.
A classic way to serve sprouts.
This recipe takes over 2 hours — but only 20 minutes of that time has anything to do with you! This is a great fall or winter dish.
A Thanksgiving side dish that is now traditional in America, though it remains relatively unknown in Canada. Putting marshmallows on sweet potatoes originated sometime in the 1920s.
A rich soup, nice in small portions as a starter.
This is a real mid-Atlantic dish: British mincemeat meets North American cranberries, pecans and corn syrup. And it is really good.
A delicious milk shake. You can make it any time of year, but of course the flavours call out autumn.
Hands down the best-ever make-ahead recipe for mashed potatoes. Do not be afraid to serve these at Thanksgiving or Christmas, they are even better than regular mashed potatoes, and it’s one less vegetable side to have to worry about at the last minute.
A hearty, tasty rendition of Brussels Sprouts.
A classic Pecan Pie recipe.
A dead-easy way to make bland cauliflower into an asked-for dish.
Squash stuffed with couscous — very nice!
Looks as great as it tastes.
These roasted, carmelized root vegetables taste fantastic.
You can make these patties a day ahead and refrigerate, or even make ahead and freeze. Nice served with a salad made with watercress or rocket / arugula.