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Pumpkin-Parmesan Gnocchi, Turkey, Sage, Pears and Pecans


The day after Thanksgiving, everyone’s fridge is full of leftovers. Here’s a day after dish that has a little bit of everything: pumpkin-parmesan gnocchi with bits of leftover turkey, pecans, and pears.

Bourbon-Sage Gobbler


Here’s a seasonal drink for you to enjoy the day of the big feast: a bourbon-sage cocktail. Chef Sherman has mixed this cocktail with Wynton Marsalis’s rendition of Kosma’s “Autumn Leaves”: he thinks both are the perfect way for you to get Thanksgiving dinner started.

Frozen Cranberry Parfait, Rosemary Crust


This unique Thanksgiving dessert just for WFMT listeners: a frozen cranberry parfait with rosemary crust and topped with an Italian meringue.

Bacon-Hazelnut Brussels Sprouts


This is a side dish that everyone at your Thanksgiving table will enjoy: bacon-hazelnut Brussels sprouts. In this recipe, the leaves of the Brussels sprouts are separated, one by one, and cook quickly right before they hit the table.

Recipes Composed by Classical Composers


Did you know that some of your favorite composers composed recipes as well? Here are a few culinary masterpieces composed by Rossini, Verdi, Ned Rorem, Puccini, and Janáček.

Maple Kabocha-Potato Gratin


This recipe is one of chef Bruce Sherman’s favorite Thanksgiving side dishes to make for his own family: a maple kabocha-potato gratin. The “new world” ingredients like sweet potato and maple syrup are perfect to pair with Dvořák’s Symphony “From the New World.”

Meet Chef Bruce Sherman, WFMT’s Classical Kitchen Guest Host


Michelin starred chef Bruce Sherman, owner of North Pond restaurant, has joined WFMT to bring you good and good music during Thanksgiving week 2015. He’s shared five of his favorite Thanksgiving recipes, including a new dessert he’s created just for WFMT listeners. And, he’s paired them each with five of his favorite pieces of music. A more…

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Chime In: Why do you like the music of Chopin?

Why do you like the music of Chopin? All month long, we are bringing live music and more from the International Chopin Piano Competition. We want to know, why do you like Chopin’s music?

Pianist Ingolf Wunder live from Bennett Gordon Hall

Schubert’s Sonata in B-Flat Major, D 960; a Chopin nocturne plus his “Andante Spianato and Grand Polonaise Brillante”; and Liszt’s “Hexameron” (Variations on A Theme from Bellini’s Opera “I Puritani”).