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Home Style One Pot Roast- Its Thursday One Pot Dish!

With the holiday season right around the corner, maybe we need one really good comfort dish to savor. If you have a lot of root vegatables around this dish is for you. Enjoy!

1 (2-lb.) boneless beef rump roast, trimmed of fat
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 medium onions, quartered
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 (14-oz.) can beef broth
2 large Yukon Gold or russet potatoes (about 1 lb.), quartered
2 medium parsnips, peeled, halved lengthwise and cut into 3-inch pieces
1 (16-oz.) pkg. fresh baby carrots
1/4 cup cold water
2 tablespoons cornstarch

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place beef roast in Dutch oven; sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and pepper. Add onions, garlic, thyme and basil. Pour broth over top. Cover.
2. Bake at 350°F. for 1 hour 30 minutes.
3. Dutch oven from oven. Turn roast over and add potatoes, parsnips and carrots. Cover; bake an additional 45 to 60 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
4. With slotted spoon, remov…

Cornbread and sausage dressing

From Pillsbury! Cornbread and sausage dressing with spice!

2 pouches (6.5 oz each) Betty Crocker® cornbread and muffin mix
2/3 cup milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 eggs
3 medium stalks celery, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1 large onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb bulk hot pork sausage
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 jalapeƱo chile, seeded, finely chopped
2 cups Green Giant® Valley Fresh Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn, thawed
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage leaves
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 3/4 to 2 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, stir muffin mixes, milk, butter and eggs just until moistened (batter will be lumpy). Spread batter in pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan 10 minutes. While still in pan, cut warm cornbre…

Thanksgiving pies! Ginger-Spice Cranberry pie

For the streusel
4-1/2 oz. (1 cup) unbleached all-purpose flour
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped lightly toasted walnuts
1/4 tsp. table salt
3 oz. (6 Tbs.) unsalted butter, melted

For the filling 4 tart baking apples, such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady (11/2 to 2 lb.)
6 oz. fresh or thawed frozen cranberries (1-3/4 cups)
3/4 cup plus 6 Tbs. granulated sugar 1 oz.
(3-1/2 Tbs.) all-purpose flour
1 Tbs. finely chopped crystallized ginger
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 blind-baked All-Butter Piecrust

Position a rack in the center of the oven, set a heavy-duty rimmed baking sheet on the rack, and heat the oven to 350°F.
Make the streusel In a medium bowl, combine the flour, sugar, walnuts, and salt. Using your fingers, blend the butter into the flour mixture. Set aside.

Make the filling
Peel, quarter, and core each apple. Cut each quarter lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices and then cut each slice crosswise at 1/4-inch intervals to make tiny rectangles. In a food pro…


Sirius Satellite Radio is offering a free download of Martha Stewart’s Thanksgiving Cookbook. You must copy & paste this link:
Toys R Us has a great deal going on through 11/14 where you can get seven different Hasbro games for $0.56 each. To start, each of the following games are currently on sale for $3.99:
Ants in Pants
Candy Land
Chutes and Ladders
Don’t Break The Ice
Hi-Ho Cherry-O
There is a free Toys R Us $10 gift card available when you purchase $25 in Hasbro games, plus there is a $2 Hasbro rebate offer available for all of the games above. So in order to get the cheapest price possible, you could:
Buy all seven $3.99 Hasbro games for $27.93Receive $10 TRU gift cardReceive $14 Hasbro mail-in rebateFinal price for all seven games is $3.93 or .56 per game!
Make sure you only buy the standard version of the games – specialty versions, like Dora the Explorer and Winnie the Pooh, cost more. There are also …

More Thanksgiving recipe-Whipped Sweet Potato Bake

It's from kraft!

3 cans (15 oz. each) sweet potatoes, drained
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
3 cups JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows HEAT oven to 350°F. Beat sweet potatoes, butter, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg with mixer until blended.
SPOON into lightly greased 1-1/2-qt. casserole dish; top with marshmallows.
BAKE 15 to 20 min. or until mixture is heated through and marshmallows are lightly browned. \
Kraft Kitchens Tips
Substitute 24 JET-PUFFED Marshmallows (about 3 cups) for the JET-PUFFED Miniature Marshmallows.
Use Your Microwave
Mix all ingredients except marshmallows as directed. Spoon into lightly greased microwaveable 1-1/2-qt. baking dish or bowl. Microwave on HIGH 8 to 10 min. or until heated through, stirring after 5 min. Top with marshmallows; let stand 2 to 3 min. or until marshmallows begin to melt.
Substitute 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.