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Holiday for the Heroes

At Napa Valley's Bouchon Bistro, it's a Thanksgiving tradition to honor American veterans with an incomparable family meal. These 11 recipes, which first appeared in our November 2014 issue with the story Holiday for the Heroes, are among the dishes served at the restaurant every year.

Bouchon Roast Turkey

Bouchon Roast Turkey

Haricots Verts Casserole
Haricots Verts Casserole

Sherry vinegar balances the richness in the cream sauce for this Thanksgiving staple, which is topped with crispy shallots. Get the recipe for Haricots Verts Casserole »

Spiced Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham
Spiced Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham

Although spiral-cut ham comes fully cooked, a low, slow roast will heat it through and caramelize its sticky, spiced glaze. At Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro, a ham is glazed with pan drippings, local honey, and fragrant cinnamon and clove for their annual Thanksgiving feast, which they serve to veterans and their families. Get the recipe for Spiced Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham »

Sweet Potato Purée

Sweet Potato Purée

Braised Red Cabbage
Braised Red Cabbage

Adding a grated russet potato to this braise helps to temper the sour sweetness of the cabbage. Get the recipe for Braised Red Cabbage »

Macaroni Au Gratin

Macaroni Au Gratin

Ciabatta and Sausage Stuffing
Ciabatta and Sausage Stuffing

This rustic stuffing from Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro is made with crusty Italian bread and laced with fresh herbs, aromatics, and sausage. Get the recipe for Ciabatta and Sausage Stuffing »

Pomme Puree
Pomme Purée

Passing cooked potatoes through the fine holes of a potato ricer ensures a silky consistency for this ultrarich side. Get the recipe for Pomme Purée »

Bouchon Apple Butter
Bouchon's Apple Butter

This concentrated apple butter makes a stellar apple pie, but is also a natural accompaniment to toast.

Bouchon's Apple Pie
Bouchon's Apple Pie

Classic apple pie gets an upgrade at Las Vegas’ Bouchon Bakery, where pastry chef Scott Wheatfill tops a flaky sweet crust with housemade apple butter and almond cream. The result is a delicate, refined tart with a creamy interior and a concentrated spicy flavor. Get the recipe for Bouchon’s Apple Pie »

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