Sweet Potato, Cranberry, and Pecan Gratin

by mary on November 26, 2015


sweet potatoes with candied pecans and strawberries

Roasted sweet potatoes with cranberries and pecans

It’s been interesting this year to see vegetarian Thanksgiving menus become completely mainstream. The New York Times has lots of vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes online and had a vegan mushroom gravy recipe in its food section last week. The Seattle Times had an entire article about vegetarian gravy. I put my vegetarian gravy on Fit and Fed just last year and at the time I didn’t know anyone else who made it.

Stuffed squash recipes for Thanksgiving also abound. Some cook a big squash or pumpkin to make a centerpiece food item like a turkey. I’ve never tried that, but it sounds a whole sight better than tofurkey!

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the table at our first Seattle Food and Friends gathering

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apricot almond energy bites

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shiitake bacon

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Inclusions by Ice Theatre of New York

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salad with violas and cherry tomatoes

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2015 US Adult Nationals Part II

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skating rose program

My dramatic program from 2015 US Adult Nationals, skated with a rose.

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cocoa cherry energy bars

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