This rich, smooth soup highlights and balances the gentle flavors of fennel and leek with spices and a bracing addition of Pernod. This rich, smooth soup highlights and balances the gentle flavors of fennel and leek with spices and a bracing addition of Pernod.
We couldn't resist creating a menu of our staff's favorite Thanksgiving recipes—from Louisiana-style spinach madeleine and cheddar cheese biscuits to family heirloom recipes such as apple, sausage, and sage stuffing and Van Valkenburg hot slaw—updated with new classics including an autumn panzanella, sage-brined turkey, and brown butter walnut pie with sour whipped cream. This crowd-pleasing spread definitely has something for everyone.
Coleslaw gets a makeover as a filling and hearty casserole that test kitchen assistant Sarah Ruth Maier grew up eating at family functions. Her mother's side of the family, the Van Valkenburgs, have been serving it at their Thanksgiving table for generations. See the recipe »