Posts Tagged Thanksgiving:

Nov
27

What to Eat on Thanksgiving

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I love Thanksgiving. I love eating turkey and gravy-laden mashed potatoes almost as much as I enjoy eating 15 different types of pie and getting away with it. Only on Thanksgiving is indulging in this much food not only reasonable but is a requirement. While Thanksgiving is a day everyone celebrates with equal enthusiasm, not […]

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Nov
22

Thanksgiving Dinner at The Firehouse

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Thanksgiving – a holiday that brings people together around SacFoodies’ favorite thing: food! It’s even better when you can sit back and enjoy the holiday fare without having to stress about cooking. This turkey day, you can unwind at The Firehouse in Old Sacramento with their delicious four-course holiday menu, designed by Executive Chef Deneb […]

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Nov
16

Sacramento-Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

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For some, Thanksgiving tradition is cooking up turkey with all the yummy fixins. For others, it’s letting someone else do the work and enjoying their Thanksgiving feast at a restaurant. My family has gone the restaurant route a time or two, and I actually liked it quite a bit. You’ll often find many more side […]

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Nov
16

Wordless Wednesday: SacFoodies Kick Off Thanksgiving Week with Potluck

The SacFoodies team hosted a Thanksgiving potluck today, and in honor of the approaching holiday, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes with you for the next week.

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Dec
01

Wordless Wednesday: Citrus Green Beans & Oven Roasted Turkey

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Green beans sautéed with orange slices, lemon juice, chopped garlic, Italian parsley and crushed red chili 20 pound fresh turkey seasoned with salt and pepper and garnished with cranberries and oranges from my orange tree!

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Nov
23

Thanksgiving Recipes: Autumn Vegetable Succotash

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One of the best side dishes is this colorful fall medley of vegetables, sautéed in butter and lightly flavored with fresh sage. My mother-in-law makes this wonderful succotash every Thanksgiving – and my only complaint is that there are rarely any leftovers to partake of post-feast! She found this recipe ages ago in Martha Stewart […]

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Nov
16

Thanksgiving Recipes: Cornbread-Sausage Stuffing

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There’s just something about stuffing. I rarely, if ever, eat it except during the holidays. So, when it comes into fashion around Thanksgiving, I make sure to get my fill of this delicious, savory concoction. One of the best stuffing recipes I’ve ever tasted is from a former SacFoodie, Alison Colarossi. She shared this recipe […]

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Nov
25

Local Thanksgiving Dining Options

This Thanksgiving, and always, we Sac Foodies have a lot to be thankful for. The list is long, but at the top we have family, friends and – of course – FOOD! If you find yourself wanting to stay out of the kitchen this Thanksgiving, try one of the local establishments below and leave the […]

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Nov
28

Thanksgiving Recap Continued!

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With equal parts pride and embarrassment, I’m pleased to report that after 22 years, I made my first contribution to Thanksgiving dinner last week. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been in charge of setting the table and helping with dishes for years, but when it comes to culinary experience, I sit lowest on the totem […]

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Nov
27

Thanksgiving Recap

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   Jamie and Allie with the before pie…   and after  With help from my nieces Jamie and Allie, the “Modern Mince Pie” turned out quite good!  It was difficult to tell if I really liked it or not being so disgustingly stuffed after dinner, so I tried it for breakfast the next morning and […]

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