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Golden Polenta Roast Potatoes

Golden Polenta Roast Potatoes // The Sugar Hit
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Pomegranate Braised Red Cabbage

Pomegranate Braised Red Cabbage // The Sugar Hit

  Sometimes, amidst all the brown tones of the holiday season, another dish emerges…something luminescent, jewel-bright, dressed to the nines…this is that recipe. Pomegranate Braised Red Cabbage! And not only is it a beautiful deep purple, spiked with jewels of fuschia pink, but it’s also deliciously sweet and sour, the perfect foil for an...

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The Best Leek and Chestnut Stuffing

The Best Leek & Chestnut Stuffing // The Sugar Hit

  TRUE CONFESSION: I wait ALL DAMN YEAR for this, The Best Leek and Chestnut Stuffing. It is my life. Why do I love it? It’s just the greatest freaking stuffing ever! It’s so buttery, so delicious, so flavoursome…it makes everything it touches turn to gold. I’m not sure I would even bother with making Thanksgiving dinner (*not that...

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Whipped Maple-Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Whipped Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes // The Sugar Hit

  One of my favourite things about food is the seemingly magical way in which certain ingredients interact. These Whipped Maple-Pecan Sweet Potatoes are one of the ultimate examples of that! Sweet potatoes on their own are pretty magical, it has to be said, with their rounded taste and velvety texture.   But when you enhance their earthy sweetness with smoky...

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Blood Orange Cranberry Sauce + Roast Garlic Gravy

Blood Orange Cranberry Sauce // The Sugar Hit

  Ahhhhhh, the sauces. They are absolutely what makes the meal. A plate of T-giving food without that savoury gravy and sharp-sweet cranberry? Unthinkable. The sauces are what provides bridges and links between the different flavours on your plate. They liven up each mouthful, and graciously disguise an under-seasoned mouthful of mashed potato, or a slightly dry...

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Lemon and Rosemary Roast Turkey Breast

Lemon & Rosemary Roast Turkey Breast // The Sugar Hit

  Thanksgiving begins and ends with Turkey. It’s funny, this time of year there’s always an equal number of articles telling you how to make ‘THE BEST turkey everrrr!’, and conversely that turkey is totally overrated and never that good.   Me? I love a turkey. I was a Christmas obsessed little tomboy, and can remember begging and pleading...

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Lemon & Rosemary Roast Turkey Breast // The Sugar Hit

  You know what the cool things is about cooking? It’s a super easy way to impress people and make them happy. Because all people want is for the food to taste good. No one ever comes to your house, eats a delicious meal, and then complains because it wasn’t fancy enough. They’re just like damnnnnnn, that spaghetti was good! It’s been...

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