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Holiday Recipes

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During the holidays you need to serve something special for your family and friends. It's that time of year to celebrate the joys of life and what better way than through food! Here are some holiday recipes to make everyone feel special.

Citrus-Rubbed Roast Goose with Baked Gingery Apples in Calvados

If you are thinking of serving Roast Goose this holiday season, here's an easy method of cooking goose with citrus and herbs that creates a delicious result. Lovely baked apples with calvados, honey and ginger make a flavorful complement to the rich and savory goose. Calvados is a wonderful apple brandy from France. If you can't find calvados, there are several varieties of apple brandy made in the U.S. that are very nice.

Chocolate Maple Pecan Pie

Chocolate Maple Pecan Pie
This chocolate maple pecan pie is rich, decadent and delicious. Simple to make as far as pies go.

Pumpkin Orange Cheesecake with Grand Marnier

Pumpkin Orange Cheesecake with Grand Marnier
The flavor of oranges is a wonderful complement to pumpkin. The addition of spices and Grand Marnier (an orange liqueur) give the flavor of this cheesecake a nice complexity. Luscious and flavorful, this dessert is perfect for special occasions.

Cranberry & Roasted Jalapeno Cornbread

Cranberry & Roasted Jalapeno Cornbread
This cornbread recipe is wonderfully moist and flavorful. Fresh cranberries, roasted jalapeño and a hint of honey create a delicious complement to poultry or pork. Or just enjoy it as a snack with a good dollop of butter!

Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Candied Ginger and Hot Buttered Rum Sauce

Here's a New England favorite with a Caribbean twist. Rich and decadent, pumpkin matches well with ginger and rum to create a bread pudding your guests won't forget.

Roast Goose with Pomegranate Glaze

Fruits (pomegranates, quince, plums, oranges) and herbs gives this recipe for roast goose a nice complex flavor perfect for holiday entertaining.

Sweet and Spicy Bourbon Baked Beans

Sweet and Spicy Bourbon Baked Beans
Deliciously sweet with brown sugar, molasses and honey, these baked beans have a nice kick with chipotle peppers and Bourbon whiskey. The secret to good baked beans is slow cooking! After 3 hours in the oven, these beans are thick and rich!

Oyster & Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Oyster & Wild Mushroom Stuffing
Land meets sea in this wonderfully flavorful stuffing recipe. Fresh oysters, wild mushrooms and lots of herbs combine for a delicious side dish. Perfect with turkey or chicken for a family dinner or holiday spread.

Hefenkranz (Yeast Wreath) - German Christmas Bread

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Hefenkranz (or "yeast wreath") is a sweet bread from southern Germany, traditionally served around the holidays.

Fall Fruit Salad with Apples, Pears, and Cranberries

Fall brings us a bounty of delicious fruits. Apples, pears, and cranberries make a wonderful combination. Both tart and sweet, this salad make a great salad to start a meal or can be used as a side dish to accompany turkey, chicken or pork.

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