You’ve gone at the turkey armed with only a knife and laid it out flat, you’ve been patient and waited the grueling 24 hours for it to brine, but here comes the hard part. Just kidding! Roasting a spatchcocked turkey is actually incredibly simple so long as you have the right tools.You already know the… Continue reading Let’s talk turkey: Roasting
Mashed potatoes are a mainstay of Thanksgiving dinner. Born from the need of a potato dish that could be made without an oven (occupied by the roasting turkey), mashed potatoes have grown into one of the most varied and diverse of all thanksgiving dishes.Why just take a look at some of my personal favorite twists… Continue reading Spudtacular! Perfect mashed potatoes
Fear the Brussels sprout no more! A simple roasting takes this once childhood fright and transforms it into a nutty and tender side dish welcome at any Thanksgiving table. With only three ingredients and minimal prep work, this is by far the easiest Thanksgiving side dish that doesn’t come from a can. (Here’s look at you, cranberry sauce)… Continue reading Sprouts to tout!
It was a struggle but you took your trusty chef’s knife to that turkey and now you have a beautifully butchered butterflied butterball. Just try saying that three times fast. The next part is as important to the turkey’s flavor as it is alliterative: Brining Brining is, simply put, salting your turkey and leaving in a cool place… Continue reading Let’s talk turkey: Brining
Gravy is my personal favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner. Most people don’t really pay it any mind, considering it not even a side dish but a condiment. But that’s the beauty of gravy, it’s the support player that elevates other dishes. Served piping hot over mashed potatoes, drizzled over thinly sliced white meat or sopped up with… Continue reading It’s all gravy
What is the first thing you think of when you hear Thanksgiving? Turkey. Some may argue it’s actually family or thankfulness, but they won’t be invited back next year. So back on the turkey, cooking a turkey requires literally hours of work and careful maintenance and in the meantime you’re also expected to tidy, cook other… Continue reading Let’s talk turkey: Spatchcocking