Awake at the Whisk makes persimmon cornmeal pancakes
My first Thanksgiving in California was a disaster. Nowadays, I like to keep Thanksgiving simple. It's still just me and Brendan, and we sort of like it that way. These double persimmon pancakes pack the punch of sweet Hachiya persimmons in the pancake batter plus a fall display of colorful Fuyu persimmon syrup on top. The fresh fruit blended with whole grains is sure to make your tummy as happy as your eyes!
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Baked Bree offers holiday hostess tips
I have hosted Thanksgiving more years than I can remember, and really only can think of one time in recent years that I haven't. And it was so weird to not do it myself that the next day, I went to the store, bought the last turkey to be found and made a mini-version. Thanksgiving can be challenging to make the turkey can be intimidating and the amount of dishes can overwhelm even the most seasoned entertainer. But I have a few tips and tricks up my sleeve that help me enjoy the holiday instead of sit in the corner and cry.
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