Don’t get caught on Thanksgiving morning staring at a half frozen turkey wondering how you are going to get it defrosted and cooked in time for dinner. Follow these guidelines for planning the right amount of defrosting and roasting time for your turkey. As a rule of thumb, if you are defrosting your turkey in [...]
Fresh cranberries take on an exotic and refreshing taste flavor when combined with orange and crystallized ginger. Pecans add an extra crunch. This is a fabulous side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas because it pairs well with turkey, ham or pork. Ingredients 2 bags of fresh cran berries, chopped 1/2 can of frozen orange juice concentrate 1/2 cup crystallized ginger, finely chopped 1/2 [...]
When it comes to finding directions on how to make the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, suddenly everyone you know becomes an expert. Your neighbor, your mail carrier, your hairdresser, your car repairman (even though he’s never cooked a turkey in his life) and last, but not least, your pest control man. Everyone has to put in their two cents worth on the subject. Well, I guess that means I’m in good company. Here are my instructions on how to cook the best Thanksgiving turkey you’ll ever eat.