This moist chestnut, pistachio and goji stuffing makes a tasty filling for a juicy goose. The chestnuts just soak up the goose fat and the combination of sausage, pistachios and gojis makes an exotic stuffing with a powerful antioxidant punch. Our local neighborhood Italian grocher Renzullo’s gets in delicious fat Italian chestnuts this time of year and the combination of them with the prize winning blueberry sausage from Gelderman farms is a good blend of local and global flavors for our traditional dinner.
Chestnut, Pistachio and Goji Berry Stuffing
November 21st, 2012 | Gluten Free, Grain-Free, Holiday, Meat, Paleo, Recipes, Side Dishes, chestnut, Christmas, coconute water, dressing, goji, goose, holiday, pistachio, sausage, stuffing, traditional
Pomegranate Kombucha Marinated Christmas Goose
November 20th, 2012
We are fortunate in Vancouver to have a wonderful deli/restaurant in town that has amazing pastured geese available locally (Ethical Kitchen). We decided to have one for our holiday season this year and were very pleased with the results. I like geese as they are all brown meat (which is my favo ...
Deep and Creamy: Pomegranate, Coconut Water and Cherry Reduction
November 19th, 2012
This amazing, deep, rich sauce takes a while to make but is well worth the wait.Coconut water, pomegranate juice, stock and red wine are reduced to about a third of original volume. Cream and dried cherries are added and the sauce is reduced further. This is a delicious sauce for goose, turkey o ...
Local Apple Relish
November 30th, 2010
This year, while searching through various old cookbooks for pecan pie recipes I came across a lovely fresh apple relish (Apple Kitchen Cook Book by Demetria Taylor), which I just had to try. It was fantastic! Especially tasty with fresh, local apples, it works particularly well as a relish with tur ...
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
November 10th, 2010
To be honest, I have never been a pumpkin pie fan, I always thought it was the worst part of Thanksgiving. I have finally come up with a pumpkin pie that I find absolutely HELLA delicious! I have been working on this recipe for a while. The problem was the crust. When making GAPS or SCD pies it i ...
Talking Turkey Talk
December 11th, 2008
We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey. -Kurt Vonnegut With 46 million turkeys eaten at Thanksgiving (690 million pounds of flesh), and 22 million at Christmas, the turkey literally becomes a part of us during holiday season. The bird is unique to Ameri ...