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Corn and Crab Chowder

Corn and Crab Chowder

Chowders are such simple dishes, but they're full of such goodness. Combine great veggies with seafood and in this case whole grain corn and you have a nearly perfect meal. Perfect for dinner with a salad.

The technique of sweating the onions until they are tender and blending until smooth is a great way to not only thicken your soups but also to distribute the subtle flavor throughout.

Holiday Celebration Menu

Turkey Dinner

Roasted Turkey Breast

with Mashed Yams - or - Cornbread Dressing

and Roasted Beets - or - Lemon Butter Brussels Sprouts
- or - Herbed Zucchini

and for dessert: Pumpkin Tarts

Download the Shopping List (PDF)
Note: Shopping list designed to serve 8.

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet potato pie is a great dessert especially at the holidays. These tarts are perfect for your Thanksgiving or holiday meal.

Those with Celiac disease can use the Mi-Del gluten free ginger snaps for this recipe. They work great.

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Good news about salt substitutes

Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.Estimates of average sodium intake by American adults range from as little as 3,000 milligrams per day to over 10,000 milligrams per day (that's 10 GRAMS or about 3 teaspoons). Prepared foods, including frozen and boxed meals, have been identified as a major source of sodium in people's diets, and we've seen in our Dr. Gourmet's Food Reviews that some companies have turned to using salt substitutes to reduce the amount of sodium in their foods while still maintaining that salty flavor people seem to crave. (We've even tested salt substitutes.)

While we might prefer that prepared food companies reduce the amount of sodium in their foods without resorting to substitutes, we can certainly appreciate that they're trying. We know that reducing salt intake can help reduce blood pressure, but what happens if a person uses salt substitutes instead? Salt substitutes »

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