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Original Recipe Yield1 - 9 inch pie…Continue
Crisp, bronzed skin, juicy meat, flavorful pan drippings: These are the hallmarks of a perfectly cooked turkey. Unfortunately, these qualities aren’t always easy to achieve, and all too often, the turkey ends up dry and overcooked. To roast the tastiest bird, cooks employ a wide array of culinary tricks; here are some of the most common ones, plus the science behind how (and whether) they work.
Brining makes a bird…Continue
Before you start carving, make sure you have a sharp knife. The type of knife depends on your preference, but a long and thin blade will give you more dexterity than a thick chef's knife. Have a carving board set in a rimmed sheet pan, which will catch any juices that overrun the moat.
The first step in carving a turkey is to take the legs off. After cutting through the skin that holds it to the…Continue
Added by Sandra on November 24, 2011 at 3:18am — No Comments
Roasted Turkey with Apple Cider Thyme Gravy
For the gravy:
1/4 lb. (8 Tbs.) unsalted butter
2/3 cup flour, sifted
3 cups apple cider
1 cup dry white wine
1 apple, peeled, cored, and…
Added by Sandra on November 24, 2011 at 3:10am — No Comments
I have a bread recipe that I have made since the mid 70′s and it is not only delicious and very versatile, but it is the easiest bread recipe that I’ve ever found, and I have tried many recipes over the years.
This recipe makes 2 loaves of bread or you can make rolls and 1 loaf, or even all rolls. I like to…Continue
I once heard that you can tell a person's ethnic background by what they eat on Thanksgiving. Whether the dressing is made from bread or cornbread, the types of side dishes served, and so on will clearly point to clues about where one (or one's parents) was born and from what land one's European ancestors came.
For example, I've known people of Italian descent that serve meatballs on Thanksgiving, people of Jewish descent that have chicken noodle soup as a starter, and…Continue
Added by Sandra on November 15, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments
1 cup all purpose flour
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder…Continue