Holidays

Even if you rarely cook, chances are that you do on special holidays. Whether it’s a dish to share for a Memorial Day picnic or your once-a-year perfectly roasted turkey for Thanksgiving, here are articles related to holidays and holiday cooking that you may find helpful. You’ll also find some articles exploring the history of holidays and how other cultures celebrate.
 

Standing Rib Roast Recipe

December 22, 2008 4 Comments
Standing Rib Roast Recipe

Christmas Standing Rib Roast Thanksgiving is a holiday in which turkey really shines. Many of you would rather not deal with another turkey just four weeks after Thanksgiving. Some of you might still have some frozen leftovers. The Christmas meal is a celebratory meal, and as such, celebration food is a natural at the Christmas […]

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How to Bake A Ham For Christmas

December 5, 2008 1 Comment
How to Bake A Ham For Christmas

Baked Christmas Ham Recipe Would you like to serve a wonderfully flavorful and juicy ham for the holidays? Here’s a can’t-go-wrong recipe that will have your guests asking for seconds, and for a plate of leftovers, as well. Be sure to read about the history of serving ham on Christmas and the various types of […]

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Moist Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

November 25, 2008 0 Comments
Moist Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

How To Roast A Perfectly Moist Turkey A whole turkey, perfectly cooked, juicy in thigh and breast and richly caramelized all over is a thing of beauty, but it is, indeed a rare bird. Turkeys are large, they have a big hole inside them. They are thick in some places and thinner in others. They […]

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Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

November 22, 2008 2 Comments
Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

Making Turkey Soup From Leftovers Found In Your Refrigerator and Pantry Thanksgiving is almost here so let’s continue thinking about what to do with all those leftovers. You’re most likely finding a lot of information about how to cook a turkey and what to serve with it in your favorite cooking magazines and local newspapers, […]

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Leftover Thanksgiving Day Turkey Chili Recipe

November 14, 2008 1 Comment
Leftover Thanksgiving Day Turkey Chili Recipe

How to Make Great Turkey Chili from Thanksgiving Leftovers I know how it is. You buy a huge bird, you roast it, you feast and then you stare in dismay at all of the leftovers. Mentally, you try and calculate how many turkey sandwiches you can eat before running for the hills. I am here […]

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Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Tips

November 15, 2007 8 Comments
Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Tips

I asked a few of my favorite chefs for their advice on preparing the biggest meal of the year for most of us and put together this Top ? list to help make your holiday a little easier. You can also check out my article called Let’s Talk Turkey or my post, Turkey Basics to […]

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Turkey Basics

November 22, 2006 5 Comments
Turkey Basics

Turkey Tips For Thanksgiving Cooking a turkey is not that difficult. In my opinion, it’s all the side dishes and desserts that become intimidating. But for those of you who are just a little intimidated or “reluctant” about cooking the Thanksgiving bird, here are some basic cooking tips that might help. I’ll also supply you […]

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