Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

The best turkey ever

The older I get, the easier I want things to be. Thanksgiving is no exception. The key word is streamline. My mom always made a tent of foil over the turkey. It made the skin crisp and brown while keeping the meat moist. Once she tried making it in a paper bag and the bag [...]

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A steaming bowl of bones soup

My grandmother who lived through the Depression taught me to keep every morsel of food and turn it into something. You know, nothing goes to waste. So at Thanksgiving, I keep the turkey carcass to turn it into soup. While we’re putting away all the food after the Thanksgiving dinner, we pick as much meat [...]

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Talking turkey right through to Christmas

If you don’t mind knowing where your meat comes from, we have some interesting videos  from our friends at Penn State University:  Did you know Pennsylvania is one of the top turkey producing states? The trend today is toward antibiotic free and organic birds and they’re white. Yes, we know most turkeys are brown in [...]

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