Heirloom Meals' Thanksgiving Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 1:00 PM

Hosted by Carole Murko, a culinary artist and public-radio personality, this special explores America's diverse culinary history with the goal of preserving tried-and-true recipes and dining traditions. Shot in scenic Stockbridge, Mass., it weaves together heartwarming stories to help viewers connect with their own memories of this beloved national holiday. A direct descendant of the Pilgrims, a newly minted citizen, a Midwestern housewife, a Southern gentleman, an Italian grandmother and other guests share their treasured family recipes and explain what makes the holiday so special. Recipes include: cranberry-stuffed acorn squash, Brazilian cheese rolls, chipotle-spiced pumpkin pie, an innovative and tasty preparation for roast turkey, plus wine recommendations for a Thanksgiving table.

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