Here’s an even spicier version of the Spicy Pumpkin Muffin published in The Habanero Cookbook using the elusive but delicious jolokia chile!
Brilliant Bayou Pumpkin Seed Snack
You can whip up this fun snack in less time than it takes to polish off a beer or two.1
Sweet Potatoes in Bourbon Molasses Glaze
You know your Thanksgiving sweet potatoes are yummy when they vanish before you get to eat them. I’m assuming these were tasty, since the pan was whistle-clean when I went for my first helping.
Smoked Pumpkin Soup with Bacon
If you’re looking to explore the savory side of smoked pumpkin instead of the sweet (like we did with the smoked pumpkin pie), soup is a great start.
Using frozen puff pastry makes short work of these delicate pastries. These are best when served immediately but can be filled in advance and refrigerated until serving time.
Fiery Cream of Turkey-Mushroom Soup
Here’s a great use for that turkey stock. You can substitute any other vegetables you like for these.
French Christmas Dinner in New Orleans
The traditional French Christmas dinner isn’t exactly a small intimate affair. It’s more like The Terminator of holiday eating.