Better Homes & Gardens November 2011 Recipes
Toasted Coconut Cake with Walnuts and Cranberries
"Elegant enough to serve at holiday dinner yet homey enough for a potluck, this is a fusion of my family's favorite flavors," says holiday baking expert David Bonom.
Roasted Vegetables and Chickpeas
Milk Chocolate Marble Loaf Cake
"Milk chocolate gives this cake a lighter flavor and lets the vanilla side shine as well," says holiday baking expert David Bonom.
Chocolate-Filled Sweet Potato Cupcakes
"Use these as the finishing touch for a buffet or make a batch for the weekend," says holiday baking expert David Bonom. "Sweet potato gives the batter beautiful color and helps these treats stay moist."
Scott Peacock's Corn Bread Dressing
Elevate common ingredients, such as cornmeal, celery, and onion, into a memorable holiday side dish.
Top toasted bread with goat cheese, prosciutto, and a spoonful of olive-cherry tapenade, which is flavored with fresh lime and basil.
Cheesy Potato Bake with Eggs
Bacon adds smokiness, and tomatoes and broccoli add freshness to this hearty breakfast casserole.
Chile-Lime Turkey Patties
This clever twist on crab cakes is a brilliant use for leftover turkey. A garlicky Lime Butter Sauce is a delicious finishing touch.
Apricot-Sweet Potato Hand Pies
A sweet mixture of apricots, bourbon, sweet potatoes, and spices fill these delightful fall turnovers by Southern cookbook author Sara Foster.
Creamy Green Beans with Crispy Shallots
Sara Foster's modern spin on the classic Thanksgiving casserole features fresh button mushrooms, a hint of nutmeg, and fried shallot rings.
Sara Foster's Herb-Roasted Turkey
Several cups of white wine and apple juice in the bottom of the roasting pan keep this apple- and onion-stuffed turkey succulent.
Sara's Silky Pumpkin Pie
Sweetened condensed milk and melted butter are the keys to making this nutmeg-, cinnamon-, and ginger-spiced pumpkin pie extra luxurious.
Aunt June's Boiled Custard
Hot milk and cream are infused with vanilla bean, combined with sugar and eggs, and then chilled in this tasty twist on eggnog from Sara Foster.
Sweet Potato Spoon Bread
This soufflé-like side dish from Sara Foster is an irresistible combination of sweet potatoes, cornmeal, eggs, and brown sugar.
Buttermilk Mashed Creamers
With this recipe from Sara Foster, simple is truly best. All that's needed are potatoes, butter, buttermilk, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper.
Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad
Toss Granny Smith apple, turnip, beet, and carrot matchsticks with a light citrus vinaigrette that can be made up to three days in advance.