Thanksgiving

Mashed Potatoes FAQ

November 20, 2018 0 Comments
Mashed Potatoes FAQ

Mashed Potatoes Frequently Asked Questions Should I peel the potatoes before cooking? This is purely a personal preference. I peel my potatoes first, but I also know people who leave the peels on and then peel them after they are cooked. This sounds like more work than I want to do, but it is an […]

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Best Mashed Potato Options

November 19, 2018 0 Comments
Best Mashed Potato Options

Now Let’s Consider A Few Options When Mashing Potatoes Choosing the Right Potato to Mash A potato is basically a package that contains starch, sugar and water along with some nutrients, especially in the skins. But, there are many different varieties of potato, and they differ in the proportions of each component. Most cookbooks tell […]

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Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffle with Fried Egg

November 25, 2017 0 Comments
Thanksgiving Stuffing Waffle with Fried Egg

How to Make Waffles from Leftover Stuffing This year we cooked way more food than everyone could eat so there were a lot of leftovers even after sending everyone home with a doggie bag. One of those leftovers was stuffing, some that was cooked with the turkey and some that was cooked separately in a […]

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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2017 Lowest in Five Years

November 16, 2017 0 Comments
Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2017 Lowest in Five Years

  What’s That Turkey Dinner Going to Cost in 2017? Well, not as much as last year if you buy all the same things in the same amounts as you did last year according to the Farm Bureau’s 2017 Survey.  In fact, this is the lowest cost in 5 years. For the last few years […]

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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2016

November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2016

The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner in 2016 Is Back Under $50 The price of a Thanksgiving meal according to The American Farm Bureau Federation is now less than $5 per person. Before you get too excited, last year it was $5.01 per person so not much of a decline but I’ll take it. Every year […]

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Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2015

November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Cost of Thanksgiving Meal 2015

The 2015 Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner Tops $50 Once again the cost of Thanksgiving dinner is going up but not by much and for different reasons. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s informal price survey of classic items for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people is up about 70 cents from last year to […]

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Cost of Thanksgiving 2014

November 24, 2014 0 Comments
Cost of Thanksgiving 2014

  The cost of a Thanksgiving Dinner is up in 2014, but not by too much! I just read an article about the cost of Thanksgiving this year (2014) is going up but not by much. According to AP News, The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to […]

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How to Deconstruct A Turkey

December 6, 2013 4 Comments
How to Deconstruct A Turkey

How to De-construct and Then Re-assemble a Thanksgiving Turkey I call this technique for cooking turkey “De-constructed Turkey” and adapted it from Julia Child’s The Way to Cook where she calls it “The Re-assembled Roast Turkey”. Last year was my first attempt cooking a turkey this way and it was such a success my wife […]

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Thanksgiving Tips From Facebook Friends

November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Thanksgiving Tips From Facebook Friends

21 Thanksgiving Tips From Me and My Facebook Friends Every November I try to come up with a collection of Thanksgiving Tips to make everyone’s turkey day just a little bit easier. I love this holiday because it typically brings family and friends together for a big meal and plenty of catching up. For years, […]

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New Spins on the Old Standards

November 19, 2012 0 Comments
New Spins on the Old Standards

How to Update Some of Those Classic Thanksgiving Recipes I was raised on the standards, both musically and at the dinner table.  Often, the two coincided as we would listen to Deano or Frank or Sammy as we ate.  This Thanksgiving, I thought it would be fun to combine the two again, by giving you […]

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