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Elevate your fresh, local bird to a whole new level with Lepp’s Turkey Brine Spice Blend.  As turkey is naturally lean, it can become dry and tough if overcooked – this salty brine helps to break down some of the turkey’s muscle proteins aiding in overall moisture absorption.

We’ve stocked up on jars of our brine spices for the occasion! Available here at the market.

When a whole turkey is too much, try this Boneless Turkey Roast. A turkey thigh wrapped up in a turkey breast will please all turkey lovers and wrapping it with Lepp’s special double-smoked bacon not only gives it great flavour, but also helps to protect it from drying out.

This Make Ahead Turkey Gravy using fresh turkey wings is a game changer with no huge mess at the last minute. Basically, you are making a flavourful, condensed turkey stock.

The addition of a finely diced apple to this slow cooker stuffing helps moisten the stuffing without adding more butter, and the sausage gives it an unexpected “I can’t identify it, but love the taste” flavor.

Try making your own cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving by making this soft, velvety smooth Spiced Cranberry Sauce.

Or, our housemade cranberry sauce is available here at the market. We’ve also stocked up on some specialty cranberry sauces in our grocery aisle!

This delicately spiced, orange infused jam is perfect served alongside the holiday turkey as a savoury condiment.

Triple Smoke Prime Rub is a great all-purpose spice mix and enhances mashed potatoes with a slightly smoky flavor, perfect for serving with a beef or pork roast. Adding garlic cloves to the pot while you cook the potatoes softens them enough to completely mash into the finished dish.

You know how you always read that yams are healthier for you than regular potatoes? Yeah….this definitely isn’t one of those recipes! Based on Produce Manager Brent’s Auntie’s recipe (with that kind of history, you know it’s got to be good), here’s a decadent side dish meant for special holiday meals.

This seriously delicious recipe will convert even the most adamant squash hater.

Brussels Sprouts are basically mini cabbages, so why not use them for a fall twist on coleslaw? Holiday meals are loaded with rich, heavy dishes and this salad is the perfect accompaniment. Using fresh, Fraser Valley veggies crunchy nuts, and sun-ripened BC tree fruit create a fresh-tasting salad with layers of textures and bright flavours.

I’ve always loved roasted cauliflower, and Rob and I can easily finish off a whole head between the two of us. The crispy bits are so addictive, and usually, we keep snacking on them right from the pan until they’re all gone! Adding some warm spices makes this a perfect fall side dish that will go with almost any main.

This savory twist on an apple galette is so delicious, and if you use a premade pie dough, it’s also easy!

The title says it all, sweet and smoky and delicious. They’re going to end up charred and wrinkled in places, but that only adds another depth of flavour and means you don’t need to stand guard to make sure they don’t get overcooked.

This salad combines all the best produce that fall has to offer into one big beautiful salad. Shredded kale, crisp apples, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds, and crispy prosciutto.

This tangy and sweet veggie dish is a great make-ahead dish as it reheats well, and usually tastes better the second day.

These sweet, smoky, salty Brussels Sprouts will convert even the most skeptical sprouts eater.

This Apple Cider Sangria is great for entertaining. Try making this with our fresh-pressed Apple Cider.

This vintage recipe first appeared on Libby’s can of pumpkin puree to help sell their product and it has stood the test of time. It’s similar to a pumpkin cream cheese muffin, but better, as you get more of the delicious tangy, creamy filling. Easier to make than a pie, it’s the perfect dessert to follow a heavy holiday meal.

Try this Spiced Applesauce Cake with cream cheese frosting. Homemade applesauce is always the best, you can make your own applesauce and even can it for the winter!

This easy recipe turns a holiday meal into an everyday comfort food braise to enjoy all winter, without having to wrestle with a big turkey carcass. It’s perfect for dark-meat lovers or a small Thanksgiving dinner.

Leftover turkey sandwiches are a Thanksgiving tradition, and you can take yours to the next level. Try this Cranberry Mustard, Turkey, & Camembert Grilled Cheese Sandwich.

 

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