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Nov 21, 2013

by Aleksa Brown

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We’ve featured a lot of mouth-watering recipes over the years – from Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad With Persimmon, Pecans and Feta (photographed above) to Spiced Apple Latkes With Cardamom Cream. With entertaining season upon us and the holidays just around the corner, we dug deep into the Etsy Blog archives to bring you a few of our favorite seasonal recipes, complete with a table setting to match.

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The dish: “This gratin is straightforward in its enthusiasm for the season, but graciously so. It employs a host of cozy flavors that give great depth to the dish; the butternut squash is bathed in apple cider vinegar, tossed with caramelized onions and topped with nutty Gruyere cheese, fresh sage and crunchy, toasted hazelnuts.” Read the full recipe by Kimberley Hasselbrink.

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Stephanie says: “Most of my favorite Thanksgiving foods are brown and orange: gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes and squash dishes (like the hazelnut-topped gratin). So to make my table a little more colorful, I like to use vibrant dishes and linens. It makes even the most monochromatic plate food pop.”

1. Heath Ceramics Casserole from Perfect Yesterdays
2. Salt and Pepper Shakers from Civic Thrift
3. Tea Towel by Aqua Door Designs
4. Hand-Dyed Napkins by Burnt Toast Ranch
5. Hickory and Apple Wood Smoked Sea Salt by Tiny’s Smokehouse
6. Plate by Artet Manufacture
7. Mid-Century Flatware from Avant Modern

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The dish: “These little pies sure are flexible: you can fill them with any Thanksgiving leftover you desire, be it stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes or green beans. Tuck in some turkey meat and a little cheese, bake them for about 20 minutes, and you’re all set.” Read the full recipe by Kimberley Hasselbrink.

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Aleksa says: “Friendsgiving (or hand pie leftover night with my gal pals) calls for fun and quirky settings. These colorful handmade picks are up to the challenge.”

1. Hand-Painted Wooden Spoons by My Little Belleville
2. Ceramic Candelabra from Monki Vintage
3. Cutting Board by Mrs. Eliot Books
4. Napkin Stand by Brighton Exchange
5. “Nom” Plate by ohNOrachio
6. Salt Cellar by Fix Studio
7. Paint Placemats by avrilloreti

ALISON_WINTER

The dish: “The salad is made up of thinly sliced roasted beets, sautéed beet greens (no waste!) and rainbow chard, tossed with warm wild rice and a brown butter vinaigrette. It’s topped with crumblings of tart goat cheese and a few leaves of fresh mint.” Read the full recipe by Adriana Adarme.

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Alison says: “Salads become showstoppers when presented in a beautiful carved walnut salad bowl: let those roots shine! Keep the table lively with simple-yet-noteworthy details like indigo napkins and recycled wine bottle tumblers.”

1. Indigo Napkins by The Beverly Room
2. Walnut Salad Bowl by ecohardwoods
3. Tumblers by Green Illuminations
4. Brass Candle Holders from Lady Lucifer Vintage
5. Cutting Board by The Rustic Dish
6. West German Vase from Viscount Vintage

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