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Herb-Roasted Turkey with Shallot Pan Gravy Recipe, on Epicurious.com

Herb-Roasted Turkey with Shallot Pan Gravy Recipe, on Epicurious.com

See link above for go-to turkey and gravy recipe. Additional notes below, based on past experience with this recipe and many tips from a Good Eats Thanksgiving special (Alton Brown is fantastic).

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Fig & peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Fig and peanut butter cookies

I’ve made these simple, flourless peanut butter cookies for years but have never thought of putting something in the center. Need to try it with apple butter next time.

Fig and peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Ingredients

  • 260 grams (1 US cup) peanut butter
  • 180 grams (scant 1 US cup) sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 figs (or possibly some sort of preserves)

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Grandma Piper’s Blueberry Muffins

Photo of Grandma Piper's blueberry muffin recipe

Grandma Piper’s recipe in the First Presbyterian Church of La Grange Really Cooks, given to me by my grandparents for Christmas when I was 13

My Grandma Piper’s blueberry muffins. There have never been better. These keep for a good few days in an airtight container but are definitely best eaten fresh from the oven, split and spread with a little butter.

The original recipe is in USA cups, and I’ve tried to provide metric conversions below using Delia’s charts for reference. Ignore the conversions written in the actual photo, those were pulled from a less reliable source.

I almost always use frozen blueberries since they’re cheaper and available year-round. If using frozen berries, soak them briefly in water and then drain to remove the excess ice crystals.

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Gochujang – Cereal Magazine

Gochujang – Cereal Magazine

Reminder: find gochujang at that fantastic Asian supermarket on Vicar Ln. And Thai tea.

Update 29/09/14 – Having trouble finding this… I think it may be referred to as fermented bean paste or something similar. Is written 고추장, maybe try to recognise the Hangul letters instead of going by handwritten price tag descriptions…