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V is For Vegetables in Your Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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I have to admit, I came to vegetables relatively late in life. Oh, sure, while growing up, I ate them. But for the most part, they were the out-of-the-can, boiled-beyond-recognition variety. Even on Thanksgiving, we gave thanks for the vegetables on our table—but we gave extra thanks for the mashed potatoes and stuffing. In the years since I’ve discovered what surrounding the bird with delicious vegetable dishes can do for my health and my waistline. And I’m teaching my offspring, Mr. Picky and Miss Sweet Tooth, the joys of veggies. In fact, the sides have become the focus of our Thanksgiving feast. To help me out, this year I’m turning to Michael Anthony’s glorious new cookbook, V is for Vegetables:…

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