Thanksgiving recipes packed with fall flavors


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Thanksgiving will be here soon! Every family has traditional recipes and family favorites, but if you are looking to introduce a few new Thanksgiving recipes or meals for the fall here are some good ones to try!

Apple, Cranberry & Cheddar Muffins

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These are the perfect fall muffins! Serve them Thanksgiving morning for breakfast or add them to the dinner table alongside the turkey, ham, and sides. We like that you can make muffins ahead of time and if you aren’t hosting bring a batch to Thanksgiving for your host to enjoy the following day or serve with the meal. Just be sure to share the recipe!

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Calef’s Rat Trap Cheddar

Pepper Jelly Glazed Carrots

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These carrots are a great twist on a classic Thanksgiving dish! Our Pepper Jelly Glazed Carrots only require four ingredients – baby carrots, chicken broth, butter, and Calef’s Hot Pepper Jelly Grab an extra jar of Calef’s Hot Pepper Jelly to mix with cream cheese for appetizers, spread on Gingersnap and cheddar sandwhiches or to gift!

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 Calef’s Hot Pepper Jelly

Jam Filled Hand Pies

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A great addition to the traditional Thanksgiving pies, these tasty desserts are easy to serve and eat. Hand pies serve up similar flavors of jam and perfectly cooked dough, but the flaky pastry is a welcome treat. Calef’s Jam Filled Hand Pies are fun to make and can be made with your favorite Calef’s Jam.

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Calef’s Strawberry Rhubarb Jam (or any Calef’s Jam

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Picnics, warmer weather, and simpler moments

Picnics are a fun way to slow down and enjoy simple moments because sometimes the simplest things are the most fun. What makes a great picnic is the company and the food! Use this picnic inspiration next time you have a long weekend or a want to create a stay-cation. Or for the upcoming holiday weekend. But be sure to take time this Memorial Day to remember and honor those who gave their life for our country.