Veggie or Bloodmouth: Granny’s Great Gravy Two Ways

Gravy is one of those foodstuffs that you either loooooove or hate. Some people (read: me) like it on everything, and not just for Thanksgiving. I’ve been known to eat it like soup. Sensible!

This first recipe hit me in all the right places the 14 years I spent as a vegetarian. It has great umami flavor that goes well with everything from your basic potato to a grainmeat dinner. It’s vegan, too. The second is my go-to tactic for my bloodmouth days; now that I’m eating meat again, I want to pay the proper respects by using every part.

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The Act of Emotional Eating For When You Can’t Go Home: A Recipe

“A day without grits is a day without sunshine.” ““ Southern saying

I first moved to New York from the south over eight years ago, a piddly amount of time if you think about it in the larger picture, but also a chunk of time that has caused me to question how the hell it goes by so fast. As the years have jumped by, I’ve spent most of my holiday time celebrating by working and watching other people enjoying their holiday, which has included everything from waiting tables to dressing up like a bottle of French wine. Read More The Act of Emotional Eating For When You Can’t Go Home: A Recipe

Turkey Pot Pie

Now that Halloween is over, American Persephoneers are probably turning their thoughts to the turkey feast that is Thanksgiving, and the inevitable leftover pile-up in its wake. But there is hope. My dear American neighbours, I am Canadian and I had my Thanksgiving weeks ago. I can guide you in the ways of leftover use with a steady and experienced hand. Read More Turkey Pot Pie