Thanksgiving

How to Grill Your Turkey on a Gas Grill

September 17, 2012 66 Comments
How to Grill Your Turkey on a Gas Grill

Something Different – Grilling Your Turkey I wanted to share with you a novel way we cooked our turkey one year while we were still living in Park City, Utah. We grilled it on the barbecue. Now I’m sure many of you are saying to yourselves, “RG, get real. We’ve been grilling our bird for […]

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Mashed Potatoes Recipe

September 16, 2012 42 Comments
Mashed Potatoes Recipe

What is the best recipe for mashed potatoes? In my family, mashed potatoes were one of the first things I learned to make. It was also one of the first things I taught my daughters to cook. Mashed potatoes seem to appeal to almost everyone. But here’s the tricky thing. Ask ten people how they […]

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Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Roast Turkey | How to Roast a Turkey

How To Prepare A Great Roast Turkey For The Holidays Most of us only roast a large turkey once a year at Thanksgiving but we all want that turkey to be perfect. I’ve tried lots of methods for roasting turkey – breast up, breast down, cooked whole, de-constructed, fresh turkeys, frozen turkeys, organic free range […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes and Cooking Tips

September 16, 2012 0 Comments
Thanksgiving Recipes and Cooking Tips

A Collection of Some of My Favorite Thanksgiving Articles and Recipes Over the years, The Reluctant Gourmet has posted many cooking tips for preparing your Thanksgiving Day celebration so I decided to make an index of the recipes, tips, suggestions and general help for getting a delicious and nutritious meal together. The list is in […]

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Turkey Gravy Recipe

September 14, 2012 1 Comment
Turkey Gravy Recipe

Turkey Gravy in a Hurry Need a fast but delicious turkey gravy recipe…. Who says you have to roast a turkey to have turkey gravy? Maybe you just want some turkey gravy for leftovers or for turkey open faced sandwiches. Here’s a recipe that that’s quick and easy and should do the job. Now if […]

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Turkey Gravy Recipe

July 22, 2012 0 Comments
Turkey Gravy Recipe

Turkey Gravy for Thanksgiving or Anytime What better way to show off your Thanksgiving turkey, than with a rich and flavorful turkey gravy? I love gravy, but it isn’t part of our everyday meals at home. I am more likely to make a quick pan sauce or a reduction than I am to make a […]

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Fresh Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

July 22, 2012 6 Comments
Fresh Orange Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Cranberry Sauce with Orange I found this recipe in my wife’s 1978 cookbook called The Vegetarian Epicure Book Two. The cookbook is held together with some tape and lots of hope. This is a great recipe for cranberry sauce for turkey or chicken. We prepare this every year for Thanksgiving but with all thats going […]

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Roast Turkey Soup with Winter Vegetables Recipe

July 22, 2012 1 Comment
Roast Turkey Soup with Winter Vegetables Recipe

A Delicious Turkey Soup Prepared with Leftover Roasted Turkey We cooked a turkey some time ago while friends were in town and saved the carcass. After three days of eating delicious leftover turkey for dinner and sandwiches for lunch, my wife wanted to make soup with turkey stock and winter vegetables. Without a recipe, she […]

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How To Carve A Turkey Video

November 23, 2011 0 Comments
How To Carve A Turkey Video

How to Carve a Turkey Watch This Informative Video on How to Care a Turkey I have been asked in emails about carving a turkey. Great question but difficult to answer with words. I guess I could discuss which turkey parts to start with and how to find the leg joint connected to the body […]

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Thanksgiving Planner

November 21, 2011 4 Comments
Thanksgiving Planner

Thanksgiving Pre Game Tips I say pre-game because Thanksgiving can be complicated cooking match especially if you are cooking for a crowd. The good news is there is plenty of great advice in your favorite cooking magazines (you probably received them in September) and a never-ending supply of ideas on the Internet with the click […]

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