The National Foundation for Cancer Research expresses our appreciation to chef German Lam, a cancer survivor who has been profiled in our Faces & Voices of Cancer—In Depth series, as well as on the FVC website, for offering this delicious base recipe of his to our readers. Perfect for Thanksgiving!
Portion: 4-6 people
- Butternut Squash – medium dice (4-5 cups)
- Celery – medium dice (2-3 cups)
- Sweet Onion – medium dice (2-3 cups)
- Carrot – medium dice (2-3 cups)
- Apple – medium dice (2-3 apples)
- Dried Cranberries (1/2 – 1 cup)
- Canola Oil
- Kosher Salt
- White Ground Pepper
- Five-Spice Powder
- Ground Rosemary
- Dry Tarragon
- Dry Parsley
- Roasted Chicken Base
Seasoning: These all depend on how moist and flavorful you want your dish. Start with a little, then add in more to taste!
Methods: Start thinking of how many dishes you can prepare with these ingredients during the week of Thanksgiving by applying basic preparations that can be re-heated in the microwave, stove top or oven. Overwhelmed? Don’t be discouraged, these methods and techniques are freestyle cooking.