Roasted Delicata Squash with Brown Butter & Pomegranate

Take your roasted delicata squash to the next level with brown butter, crunchy pomegranate arils, toasted pistachios, and zippy pomegranate molasses. Make this festive gluten-free & vegetarian side dish for holiday feasts or any day of the week. 

Finished roasted delicata squash recipe on a platter

This dish is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving menu this year. Get all the recipes here!

Delicata Squash = The Best Winter Squash

As much as I love eating winter squash of all stripes – butternut, kabocha, kuri, acorn, and spaghetti –  I hate peeling squash. It always makes my hands feel weird. At first I thought it was just me, but apparently it’s a thing. Does this happen to you?

For this reason, delicata has become my favorite winter squash variety because you don’t need to peel them. Their skins cook until tender enough to enjoy. These little babes just need to be cut in half, seeded, and sliced, then roasted until soft.

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Gluten-Free Apple Cake with Brown Butter & Hazelnut

Gluten-free apple cake gets an upgrade with vanilla bean browned butter, hazelnut flour, and brown sugar all loaded with tangy apples and baked in a skillet. Serve slices of this beauty with crème fraiche or ice cream at Thanksgiving and all season long! Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-free apple cake recipe in a skillet topped with creme fraiche

Entertaining with Gluten-Free Apple Cake

This gluten-free apple cake is part of my gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner. Find all of the recipes here!

Maybe it’s the pastry chef in me, but when I host a meal at home, I usually plan the menu around two things: dessert and what’s in season. I savor those after-dinner moments when everyone’s sitting around the table together, satisfied and relaxed, ending the evening on a sweet note. Because homemade baked goods have become a luxury during these busy times, taking an hour to put a gluten-free apple cake in the oven is often extra appreciated.

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Gluten-Free Stuffing with Leeks & Goat Cheese

Savory bread pudding meets classic dressing. This Thanksgiving-ready gluten-free stuffing recipe is rich with the flavors of leeks and shallots, toasted bread, herbs, and celery, all offset by tangy chèvre. Thanks to Vermont Creamery for sponsoring this post. 

Gluten-Free Stuffing being served in a pan

Gluten-Free Stuffing: The Ultimate Thanksgiving Side Dish

For me, Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes. I was never an avid meat-eater and these days I’m mostly vegetarian. So having killer veggie dishes that even satisfy omnivores is a must at any dinner I host. And Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving are the times when dishes like this healthy gluten-free stuffing truly get to shine.

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A Vegetarian & Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Everything you need to make a vegetarian gluten-free Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving spread! Plus 40 Thanksgiving-ready recipes from TBG archives. 

Vegetarian Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes on a table

Thanksgiving is coming! Actually though, it’s been Thanksgiving in the Bojon kitchen since August. I’ve been testing out recipes for my favorite meal full of Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving essentials. There’s gluten-free stuffing. There are mashed potatoes with an herbaceous twist. There are colorful side dishes. And most importantly: there’s dessert.

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Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

Spice up your fall with a loaf of this easy gluten-free pumpkin bread! This gluten-free dairy-free pumpkin bread recipe is as delicious as it is healthy, made with whole grain flour, less sugar than most, and no xanthan gum. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill for sponsoring this post! 

Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

Procrastibaking My Way to the Best Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread

Prior to sharing a preview of this recipe on Instagram Stories, I didn’t realize what a *thing* pumpkin bread is. I love pumpkin desserts as much as the next person. But over the years I’ve tended toward baking pumpkin into muffins, cake, brownies, puddings, and pies of all stripes. The thought of pouring the batter into a loaf pan never occurred to me.

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Honey Vodka & Apple Cider Hot Toddy

This cozy apple cider hot toddy with vodka will warm you from the inside out. Apple cider and honey combine with hot water, spices, and vodka for an easy vodka cocktail. Thanks to Hangar 1 Vodka for sponsoring this post!

Honey Vodka & Apple Cider Hot Toddy Recipe

Can I Make a Hot Toddy with Vodka?

This is what I found myself wondering when Hangar 1 sent me a bottle of Honeycomb Vodka and a jar of local honey earlier this month. I’ve long been a fan of the warm cocktail the hot toddy (aka tottie, tati, tate, hottie tottie, and hotty toddy). Hot toddies are traditionally made with bourbon or whiskey, though other spirits such as brandy, rum, and vodka are also sometimes used.

It turns out vodka makes a light and delicious hot toddy every bit as flavorful as the original. This version gets additional luscious flavor from extra special honeycomb-infused vodka. But if you don’t have any, never fear: Hangar 1’s Straight Vodka can be substituted if you need a vodka hot toddy STAT.

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