If you're looking for side dishes for Thanksgiving, how about braised red cabbage with apples and toasted hazelnuts? For the best flavor, use tart apples such as Gala, Winesap or Arkansas Black.
One big advantage to this recipe: It can be prepared several days in advance and kept tightly covered in the refrigerator. Here's the recipe
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