A Thanksgiving Menu from Judy Rodgers

Judy Rodgers of San Francisco's legendary Zuni Café shares a homey, modern holiday menu that includes an interesting stuffing and a turkey roasting technique designed to free up precious oven space.

Smoked Prosciutto & Fuyu Persimmons with
Balsamic Vinegar & Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Roast Turkey
Bread Salad
Hashed Sweet Potatoes
Wilted Escarole
Open-Faced Pear Tart

 

 

All recipes except the roast turkey are from The Zuni Café© Cookbook: A Compendium of Recipes and Cooking Lessons from San Francisco's Beloved Restaurant by Judy Rodgers (W. W. Norton, 2002). Copyright 2002 by Judy Rodgers.

Top Recipes

Pineapple buns - no actual pineapple, but fun to make, fill and eat

It may surprise you to find that there is no actual pineapple in a pineapple bun. Instead, the pastry was named for its similar appearance to a pineapple's exterior. And they can be filled with just about anything.