The cheesecloth covered turkey was amazing. Definitely recommend. I’ll do a more detailed post with photos when the turkey coma wears off.
My favorite holiday has come around again. I am afraid nothing new or exciting this season, it’s been a rough year and this month especially. But cooking always makes me feel better, so traditional Thanksgiving is on the menu this week. This year I’m going to post the Thanksgiving menu and provide links to each … Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu: All The Fixins And A No-Baste Turkey
The turkey thanked us because we roasted a spatchcocked chicken this year. It was rubbed with garlic and pepper and basted with sage butter and came out great. Sides were green bean casserole with roasted garlic mushroom soup and fried red onions, candied sweet potatoes, sausage dressing, and a basic cranberry sauce with cinnamon and … Continue reading Your Basic Thanksgiving Dinner
I am going to have to up my game:
This year we were warned that with smaller family gatherings, small turkeys would be scarce. So when I went turkey shopping, I was not surprised the smallest turkey I could find was about sixteen pounds. I know for many, that IS a small turkey, but I’m used to buying a couple of twelve-pound turkeys, cooking … Continue reading Thanksgiving Files: Turkey Two Ways
There will be no travel, no large gatherings this year. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have good food. I’ll be pulling more of my favorite recipes and reposting, some with updated Instant Pot adaptations when possible. Cornbread Stuffing Photo by JeffreyW Reposted from Nov 2014. Bixby and I are hitting the road for the … Continue reading Thanksgiving Files: Preparing for Thanksgiving
Need to keep everyone out of the kitchen while you finish up dinner prep? Set up a buffet table with a raw vegetable tray and dip, a bowl of nuts (in their shells) along with a couple of nutcrackers and this soup in a slowcooker to keep it warm and that should keep your guests … Continue reading Thanksgiving Table: Squash Soup (Stovetop and Instant Pot)