Try this menu featuring Cornish Game Hen and potatoes for the … – Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Nov 15, 2023
FAMILY FEATURES — Cooking up a successful holiday gathering calls for everyone’s favorite recipes. From the centerpiece main dish to fresh salads and appetizers, roasted sides and baked sweets, you can take seasonal get-togethers up a notch by mixing traditional classics with newfound favorites.
Consider full-fledged menu of flavor to give guests a memorable holiday experience from beginning to end and find more festive recipe ideas at
With the festive season arriving, bring together family and friends for a delicious feast you can feel good about serving. One standout recipe is Game with Kale Sweet Potato Salad that pairs fresh, leafy kale with roasted sweet potatoes and tender game hens for a truly elegant meal.
Elevate your cooking during the holidays with inspiration from Fresh Express and its more than 100 varieties of fresh, healthy and convenient ready-to-eat salads like the Sweet Kale Chopped Kit. It’s a perfect blend of a nutrient-dense salad mix of leafy kale, green cabbage, shredded broccoli and Brussels sprouts, as well as crunchy pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries, topped with a tasty poppyseed dressing.
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Cornish Game

with Kale Sweetpotato Salad
with Kale Sweetpotato Salad
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: 4
1 package (6 ounces) stovetop stuffing
2 cups chopped apples, divided
4 Cornish game hens (20 ounces each)
1/2 cup butter
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning, divided
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon salt, plus additional, to taste, divided
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 large sweetpotatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 package (10.9 ounces) Fresh Express Sweet Kale Chopped Kit

Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Prepare stuffing according to package directions. Add 1 cup apples and fluff stuffing with fork; cool 15 minutes.
Remove anything inside hens, rinse cavity with cold water and pat dry.
In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, garlic powder and pepper; mix well. Remove from heat.
Fill cavity of each with apple stuffing.
Place hens in 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking dish. Tie legs together and tuck wings under. Baste with butter mixture.
Bake 50-60 minutes, or until thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reads 165 F and stuffing temperature reads 165 F. Baste with butter mixture every 15-20 minutes.
In bowl, toss sweet potatoes with remaining Italian seasoning and olive oil. Arrange in single layer on sheet pan. Sprinkle with salt, to taste.
Bake with hens 25 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven and cool. Tent hens with foil and let rest 10 minutes.
Place greens from salad kit in large bowl. Add remaining apples and sweet potatoes; mix well. Toss with salad dressing. Add toppings; toss to combine.
Serve Cornish game hens with sweet potato kale salad.
A festive, everyday side dish
While the busy holiday season can be loads of fun, you still need to get dinner on the table between parties. When you find yourself in a pinch holiday season, squeezed for time and searching for a quick solution for dinner, turn to an easy side dish that can appease everyone. Potatoes are a nearly unanimous favorite.
Make putting dinner on the table a breeze with a solution like little potatoes from The Little Potato Company, which can help bring holiday happiness to mealtime. Ready in as little as 5 minutes, they come pre-washed and require no peeling or cutting, making them the perfect time-saving solution for the holiday season.
Ideal for this Perfect Roasted Little Potatoes recipe, these little potatoes are a tasty, fresh whole food that you can feel good about serving. Ready in half an hour with minimal prep and a few simple ingredients, it’s a perfect side dish for any occasion.
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Perfect Roasted

Little Potatoes
Little Potatoes
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
1 1/2 pounds The Little Potato Company Little Potatoes
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
In large bowl, toss little potatoes with oil, salt and pepper until coated.
Spread potatoes in single layer on rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 30 minutes, or until tender.
Sprinkle with parsley and serve.
Tip: For extra holiday flavor, add paprika, garlic and fresh herbs.
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