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Pear-Basil Sour Cocktail, Make-Ahead Gravy, Incredible Melting Potatoes

Oct 21, 2015

Thanksgiving is on the way and our Food Schmooze® Recipe Kit is ready, including Barbara Kafka's Incredible Melting Potatoes… Chris Prosperi's Easy Make-Ahead Turkey and Gravy… Ina Garten's Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes stuffed with glorious things… and mouth-watering Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Pears, Shallots, and Prosciutto, so easy a child could make them! Plus a bargain red wine, a steal at $16, and it goes with everything on your Thanksgiving table… and a delicious Pear-Basil Sour cocktail to ease you into the big day…

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GUESTS:

  • Chris Prosperi – chef/owner, Métro Bis in Simsbury, Conn.
  • Alex Province – wine expert
  • Carla Snyder – author, Sweet and Tart

MUSIC:

  • “Gne Gne,” Montefiori Cocktail
  • “One Mint Julep,” Ray Charles
  • “Beans and Cornbread,” Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five
  • “Vegetable,” Mike Doughty
  • “Mama’s Cooking,” Marcia Ball
  • “Everybody Eats When They Come to My House,” Cab Calloway 

Lori Mack and Jonathan McNicol contributed to this show.

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