I'm getting an early start on planning my Holiday cooking and baking. (I know, I'm already getting some comments from family and friends that it's only late October and it's too early to talk about such things).
I thought I'd start by showing my collection of November past issues of Bon Appetit that my parents collected over the years. I bring them out every season to go through the recipes that I've tagged with bits of paper and stickers. Some of the covers are tattered and torn,
One thing I'm changing is the traditional pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. Over the years there was a feeling among some family and friends that store-bought pumpkin pies were "better." I never complained, but I never felt that way. I've been experimenting with making sugared cranberries the past month, mainly in a cookie recipe. But this week I tried using them as a garnish for a pumpkin pie. The photos don't do it justice. You get a tangy burst of cranberry juice with the sweetness from the