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Italian Christmas Feast

Merry Christmas! This year I decided it would be fun to have an Italian Feast for our Christmas dinner. We’ve done something different every year (stuffed chicken breasts, beef tenderloin, pork tenderloin to name a few), but I think this one might stick as our tradition. It was such a nice dinner! I was planning …

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Thanksgiving 2008

Turkey Brine and Roasting Instructions From Angela Goodman 1 turkey 4 c kosher salt 2 c brown sugar 2 T whole black peppercorns 5 whole cloves, optional 4 bay leaves 4 cloves garlic 1 1/2 T thyme 2 t sage 1 gallon boiling water 8 pounds ice cubes Remove giblets. Make brine: Stir the salt, …

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just about a week and a half away. I get to cook for a crowd again (smaller than last year though) and I’m super excited. My dad, brother, and sister are coming out. I’ve got my menu plan ready and I purchased everything that isn’t perishable. Brined, Herb Roasted Turkey (fresh, free range, …

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Breakfast for Dinner

We had breakfast for dinner tonight. I was in a bind because I needed to do two errands today, Target and grocery shopping, but I only had time for one. I picked Target because that one is usually more fun for the kids. Luckily, I ended up having what I needed for an impromptu breakfast …

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