Tag: Thanksgiving

From the Homefront: Thanksgiving recipes and tips from the experts

Thanksgiving; the time of year when stretchy pants make the best dinner pants! Next week at this time, food will be on everyone’s minds and plates! Not sure of your own cooking abilities for this year’s feast? Well never fear, Coast Guard food service specialists share some tips for feeding a large crowd! And if you haven’t planned your own menu yet, make sure to check out the recipes included in this post if you want to take your culinary skills to the next level.

Dessert First – Mississippi Mud Pie

Each Tuesday during the month of August, our very own Coast Guard food service specialists will share some of their favorite dessert recipes so you can have dessert first! This is the last last dessert for the series. You have to try this treat — it definitely does not taste like mud!

What I am most thankful for

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft and Mrs. Fran DeNinno-Zukunft join Coast Guard families stationed overseas for Thanksgiving Dinner. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

For the second straight year, I am celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday overseas. This year, I had the privilege of joining Coast Guard families and our allies from the United Kingdom Royal Navy for Thanksgiving dinner. Without question, we have many reasons to be thankful. As Coast Guard Commandant, I am incredibly thankful.

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Pumpkin Crème Brûlée

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and, of course, food! All this week, Coast Guard Compass will be sharing Thanksgiving recipes from Coast Guard food service specialists stationed around the globe. Today’s recipe comes from Chief Petty Officer Michael Shultz, senior special command aide to the superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Enjoy!

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Roast turkey

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and, of course, food! All this week, Coast Guard Compass will be sharing Thanksgiving recipes from Coast Guard food service specialists stationed around the globe. Today’s recipe comes from Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler Henninger, currently assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Halibut. Enjoy!

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Applesauce macaroni and cheese

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Applesauce mac and cheese

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and, of course, food! All this week, Coast Guard Compass will be sharing Thanksgiving recipes from Coast Guard food service specialists stationed around the globe. If you’re still looking for that perfect side dish, a recipe for your main course or an amazing dessert, these Coast Guard food

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Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Autumn harvest stuffed turkey meatballs

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Autumn harvest stuffed turkey meatballs

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and, of course, food! All this week, Coast Guard Compass will be sharing Thanksgiving recipes from Coast Guard food service specialists stationed around the globe. Today’s recipe comes from Petty Officer 1st Class James Mitchell.

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard: Underway with Stratton

Thanksgiving with the Coast Guard

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and, of course, food! All this week, Coast Guard Compass will be sharing Thanksgiving recipes from Coast Guard food service specialists stationed around the globe. Today’s recipe comes from Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Martinez, currently deployed with Coast Guard Cutter Stratton.

Thankful for: Service to Nation

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Today, I join our Nation in gathering together with family and loved ones for Thanksgiving dinner. While turkey and stuffing will be served, the sights and sounds will be different from that of many Americans as I spend the holiday with Patrol Forces Southwest Asia in Manama, Bahrain. There is no better place to express my thanks for all those who place Service before self than sitting alongside those defending our country overseas.