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Gather friends and family together for an abundant Thanksgiving feast. Inspired by the farm-to-table
movement, we’ve created a gathering that’s a lively celebration of autumn’s bounty – from the harvest fruits
that spill across the table to dishes that showcase the flavors and spirit of the American south. Our
Thanksgiving menu comes from Sam Beall, proprietor of Tennessee’s renowned Blackberry Farm Inn and
Restaurant. Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, Blackberry Farm is the birthplace of “foothills cuisine,”
an approach to cooking that begins not with fixed recipes but with the ingredients that are the freshest and
tastiest in each season. Beall also shares his best Thanksgiving entertaining tips and a timeline for preparing
your Thanksgiving feast. The table setting echoes the meal’s relaxed outlook – and its appealing
PARTY
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Setting Up
Dutch still life paintings were the inspiration for
idea of capturing that richness and depth of color,
with the room’s light walls and white table linens
creating a really bold contrast to the table’s dark
Moss.
with its eclectic mix of objects, including our
and Gourds. Filled Glass Votives bathe each
•Layers of pattern and color give each place
Gabriella Dinner Plates create a warm
images of wild turkeys adorn the Bountiful
salads and starters.
create the place cards, bringing a rich sense
translucent vellum that is printed with the
the postcards here.
another layer of visual interest. To create your
occasion, like Longfellow’s “Song of Hiawatha.”
colored paper and cut a leaf shape out of
cutout here.
•Our Harvest Embroidered Table Runner
while still revealing the character-rich
•Serve soups, side dishes and beverages in
from ironstone, a dense, durable stoneware
century,it’sdetailedwithflutingandmetallic
•Our Mini Lidded Glass Soup Tureens are a
lids that keep their contents warm longer.
a charming take-home gift.
Timeline
Blackberry Farm – from traditional holiday dishes
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a game plan to get it all done. By taking care of as
yourself plenty of time to visit with family and
3 Days out
sure it has several days to thaw. Otherwise,
may end up with an undercooked turkey!
•Thecornbreadusedforthestuffingshouldbe
of where fresh is not necessarily better.
the day of Thanksgiving.
to eat while you cook on Thanksgiving,
Heartyandaromatic,it’saneasywaytofight
the chill and stave off hunger until it’s time for
Day Of
need at least 3-4 hours in the oven, plus an
•Have all of your ingredients measured,
before you begin cooking to help things go
•Cookthestuffingbeforeyoupreparethe
turkey in the oven.
•While the turkey is in the oven, start preparing
room temperature before serving.
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arrivals or kitchen helpers to snack on. It takes
•Offer a range of beverages to complement the
make great accompaniments, but you may also
fall spices or garden mint. For cocktail lovers,
•Delegate tasks among friends, family and
thetable,lightthecandlesandfillthewater
•Bringyourhousetolifewithfreshflowersand
welcoming mood.
For Thanksgiving, Sam Beall recommends
andtendstofiteveryone’stastes.
complete without leftovers!
Serves 8
4 T (
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stick) unsalted butter
1
4
2 T chopped shallot
3
4
cup creamy (organic, natural-style) peanut butter
/
cup chopped, lightly toasted Tennessee red peanuts
sodium chicken or vegetable broth
1
2
Preparation:
•In a large saucepan set over mecium heat, melt the
butter. Add the celery, leek, and shallot and cook,
stirring, for 5 minutes, or until soft. Stir in the
frequently, for 5 minutes. Stir in the stock, adjust
•Whisk in the cream and
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teaspoon of the salt
salt if desired.
Serves 8
2 T lard, bacon fat, or shortening
1
/
tsp baking powder
1
4
2
/
tsp kosher salt
3 cups buttermilk
•Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place the lard in a
10-inch cast-iron skillet and put it into the oven to
heat up. Pull it out just before it starts to smoke.
baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add the eggs
Immediately remove the hot skillet from the oven
and gently swirl it to coat the bottom with the hot
lard. Pour the cornmeal batter into the skillet; the
hot lard will sizzle around the edges of the batter.
oven temperature to 325ºF and continue to bake
the corn bread for another 15 minutes, or until the
top is golden brown and a toothpick inserted into
out of the skillet, cut into wedges, and serve hot or
Stuffing and Gravy
For the Stuffing:
Recipe on previous page)
1 small onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and diced
8 to 10 ounces turkey giblets, chopped
4 ounces smoked breakfast sausage (either loose or
1
/
cups fresh bread crumbs, toasted
1
/
T chopped fresh sage leaves
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1
2
For the Turkey:
1 T chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1 T chopped fresh chives
One 13 to 15-pound turkey, rinsed and patted dry
1
/
tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 medium vidalia onions, peeled and quartered
2 T vegetable oil
4 T unsalted butter
/
cupall-purposeflour
1
2
1 tsp kosher salt
/
tsp freshly ground black pepper
•Tomakethestuffing,spreadthecornbreadon
leaving it on the counter overnight or by placing
it in a 300ºF oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until just
•In a large skillet, melt 4 tablespoons of the
green pepper, red pepper, and celery and cook,
stirring frequently, for about 6 minutes, until the
vegetables are soft but not browned. Transfer the
•Melt the remaining 4 tablespoons butter in the
same skillet, add the giblets, and cook, stirring
often, for 8 to 10 minutes, until they are cooked
mixture. Add the sausage to the same skillet and
up the meat with the sideof a spoon. Use a slotted
mixture, leaving the fat behind.
salt, and pepper to the onion mixture and mix well.
should be moist; add the remaining
/
cup of stock
stuffinguntilcompletelycool.
•To make the turkey, preheat the oven to 350ºF. In
a small bowl, stir together the butter, rosemary,
fingerstogentlyloosentheskinoverthebreast
loosened skin, smooth the skin back in place, and
evenly. Season the inside of the turkey with
pepper.
cooledstuffing(donotpackit;ifyouhaveleftover
the turkey until browned). Tie the drumsticks
under the body.
•In a large roasting pan, toss the carrots, onions,
the turkey on top of the vegetables, brush the
sprinkle with the remaining 1 teaspoon salt and
/
•Roast for 3
/
to 4 hours; the turkey is done when
stuffingregisters165ºF,andintothefleshypart
registers 170ºF, or when the juices run clear when
the tip of a paring knife is inserted into the thickest
part of the thigh. transfer the turkey to a cutting
before carving.
•While the turkey rests, make the gravy. Lift out
and discard the vegetables, leaving any juices in
the bottom of the pan. Use a spatula to scrape up
liquid into a degreasing cup or glass measuring
cup. Let the fat rise to the top, discard the fat, and

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1
2
saucepan.
stirring,untilmelted.Sprinkleintheflourand
cook, whisking constantly, for 7 minutes, or until
the stock a little at a time. Increase the heat to
almost constantly, for 7 to 8 minutes, until gravy
is think enough to coat the back of the spoon. Stir
in the salt and pepper, transfer to a gravy boat or
Stuffing and Gravy
For the Stuffing:
Recipe on previous page)
1 small onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and diced
8 to 10 ounces turkey giblets, chopped
4 ounces smoked breakfast sausage (either loose or
1
/
cups fresh bread crumbs, toasted
1
/
T chopped fresh sage leaves
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1
2
For the Turkey:
1 T chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1 T chopped fresh chives
One 13 to 15-pound turkey, rinsed and patted dry
1
/
tsp freshly ground black pepper
2 medium vidalia onions, peeled and quartered
2 T vegetable oil
4 T unsalted butter
/
cupall-purposeflour
1
2
1 tsp kosher salt
/
tsp freshly ground black pepper
•Tomakethestuffing,spreadthecornbreadon
leaving it on the counter overnight or by placing
it in a 300ºF oven for 10 to 15 minutes, until just
Serves 8
Pastry dough for 9-inch pie pan
/
cup (packed) light brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
1
2
1
2
1
2
1
4
3 medium sweet potatoes (about 1
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pounds)
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cup heavy cream
Preparation:
•Onalightlyflouredsurface,rollthepastryout
into a circle about 10 inches in diameter. Fold the
9-inch pie pan. Ease the dough into the bottom
under, and crimp the edges all around with your
•Line the patry shell with parchment paper or
beans. Bake the pastry for 10 minutes, or until
Remove the weights and parchment paper. If the
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pan to the oven for about 5 more minutes, until
Place the pan on a wire rack to cool to room
•In a medium bowl, whisk together the brown
sugar, eggs, vanilla, lemon juice, salt, cinnamon,
•Peel the sweet potatoes and use a mandoline or
1
8
thick slices. In a large saucepan, bring the potato
heat. Reduce the heat to medium, cover the pan,
and gently cook the potatoes for about 8 minutes,
•Use a slotted spoon to transfer the potatoes to the
pie shell. Whisk the cream left in the saucepan into
mixture over the sweet potatoes until the liquid
comes just to the rim of the pie shell; there might
be a little left over. Sprinkle the Demerara sugar
•Place the pie on a baking sheet lined with
cleanup easy) and bake for about 40 minutes, until
comes out almost clean. Place the pan on a wire