The holidays bring out all sorts of intriguing combinations: witness the Turduken. A deboned chicken stuffed in a deboned duck stuffed in a deboned turkey sounds downright macabre. It actually tastes quite good, with the fatty duck keeping the two other meats moist and flavorful.
Jason Kessler, at Bon Appetit, got into the holiday swing last week, but veered entirely off track for a foodie magazine. Rather than recount warm delicious holiday meals, he made a list worth noting to all holiday cooks who like to dabble conjuring up new recipes. Warning: Do Not Attempt these at Home.
Beware! The Thanksgivukkah Meal
Turkey Maccaburgers: Yup, you guessed it. Maccabee shaped turkey burgers.
Noodle Kugel Stuffing: Eggy noodle stuffing.
Thanksgiving Shepherd’s Pie: Brisket, cream of schmaltz soup, and a mashed potato latke topper.
Gelt-Cream Pie: Unimaginably bad sounding.
Cheese Ball Sufganiyot: Traditional Hanukkah doughnuts with cheese filling.
Manischewitz Crangria: While nobody in their right mind would combine Manischewitz kosher wine with cranberries and candied pumpkin (yuck), we can highly recommend using any leftover kosher wine for a sangria of apples, oranges, and grapes. In this case, the sweet wine is perfectly fine for this Spanish comfort drink.
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