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Bourbon sweet potatoes

Cranberries may be my favorite part of Thanksgiving, but they certainly aren’t the only exciting dish on the table. Sweet potatoes are also a crucial part of the feast for me, particularly when topped with marshmallows. Growing up, the only … Continue reading

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Cranberry sauce with pears

While most people look forward to Thanksgiving for the turkey, the mashed potatoes or the pie, my favorite thing about turkey day is… the cranberries. I seriously cannot get enough. Every year, I buy approximately one billion bags of cranberries … Continue reading

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Kentucky hot browns

I like a deal as much as the next girl, butĀ getting up in the middle of the night to stand in line in the cold is SO not my thing. My mom and I did manage to get to the … Continue reading

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Cranberry upside-down cake

Whether you pronounce it pee-can or puh-kahn, I love pecan pie. So much so that when I was in Afghanistan (as a reporter) and the rocket attack siren went off in the middle of dinner, I took my slice of … Continue reading

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Chipotle sweet potatoes

Dude. Thanksgiving totally crept up on me this year. Maybe it’s the wacky weather, but I was completely oblivious to the fact that it’s less than a week away. Yikes! Anyway, if you’re looking for something to go with the … Continue reading

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Coconut sweet potatoes

I am home now, but I started this post in a Starbucks in Columbus, Ga. Random, I know, but Toby was playing in the All-Armed Forces Rugby tournament at Ft. Benning. And in case you’re wondering, Ft. Benning is really … Continue reading

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Sweet potato-pecan cupcakes with marshmallow meringue

On Monday, I happened to see a post on Baltimore Diner about Baltimore’s first-ever Cupcake Camp. I had never heard of cupcake camp, but it sounded right up my alley. The idea is just a place to go and share/eat … Continue reading

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Baked sweet potatoes and bananas

When I first saw this recipe on Tyler Florence’s website, I wasn’t sure if it was a recipe for baby food or regular food. He does both. And while I know nothing about babies and their eating habits, I would … Continue reading

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Cranberry sauce

There are a lot of foods I love at Thanksgiving: sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, pecan pie. But perhaps my favorite is cranberry sauce. No, I am not talking about that Jell-O-esque stuff that comes in a can, I’m … Continue reading

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