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Garden Style: Giving Many Thanks

Broadcasting the week of October 22, 2012

Thanksgiving is the holiday for sharing and enjoying the bounty of the fall. In this episode, Allen and friends celebrate this traditional holiday in fun and interesting ways. He'll show you how to prepare a small-scale celebration that will help you spend less time in the kitchen, and more time with your guests. And, you'll learn how to grow a fall decorating staple - gourds!

Featured in this Episode

Growing Gourds for Fall Decorations (video)

Gourds are popular for fall decorations, but what is really neat about them is you can grow them in your garden. It's as easy as sowing seeds in spring.

Capi's Butternut Squash Casserole

This is a delicious side dish that you can get ready the day before Thanksgiving and bake right before you serve the turkey. Get the recipe.

Tarragon Pimiento Brussels Sprouts

This is a tasty way to prepare Brussels sprouts. The pimientos add flavor and a pop of color. Get the recipe.

Blueberry Pomegranate Spritzer (video)

This is a refreshing drink to have on hand to serve your guests as soon as they arrive. It's easy to prepare with just a few ingredients: blueberry-pomegranate juice, sparkling water, ice, and a twist of lime.

Citrus Glazed Cornish Game Hens

Short on time? Consider serving Cornish Game hens instead of turkey. You can get the birds ready the day before and store in the refrigerator. A yummy way to prepare them is with a citrus glaze. It's easy! Get the recipe.

Apple Pie in the Apple (video)

Here's a fun way to serve apple pie. This recipe makes single serving apple pies in the apple.