It’s way past Thanksgiving, but I did save the pics from baking the apple pie—Whew! I decided that I was kind of tired of the traditional pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. We weren’t having turkey, either, so tradition was kind of … Continue reading Apple Pie for Thanksgiving
It might be late, but who needs a holiday for turkey, stuffing, and pie? The Turkey If you remember last year, I de-boned a whole turkey to make a turkey roll, after practicing with a couple of chickens. It was … Continue reading Is It Too Late To Talk About Thanksgiving?
I haven’t been able to cook a turkey for years, since my oven went weird on me. I can still cook a casserole or a pie (with odd burned patches), and cookies work out, even roasts in covered pans, but … Continue reading Turkey Planning or Am I Crazy?
I went through a spell long ago of thickening all sauces with cornstarch because of the foolproof, lump-free results. While fine for Asian or fruit sauces where you prize that translucent, glossy nature of such a sauce, it just isn’t … Continue reading The Thanksgiving Gravy Volcano: A Cautionary Tale