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Thanksgiving: Quick Hors D’Oeuvres or Appetizers

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

If you’re spending all that time on the dinner, you don’t have time to mess with fancy appetizers. Keep them simple and to the point – and don’t put out so many that they’ll spoil anybody’s meal. Brie with honey: Always a hit. Christopher Kimball, editor of Cook’s Magazine, told NPR’s Morning Edition show his […]

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Thanksgiving: How to Roast a Heritage Turkey or Fresh Turkey

November 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Several readers have asked about roasting a heritage turkey, or a natural, fresh bird they’ve gotten from a local farm. The times are going to be shorter for roasting, due to the breed – they have smaller breasts, generally. Corporate farmed turkeys have been bred to have more breast meat since that’s the public’s preference. […]

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Don’t Be a Turkey – Use A Meat Thermometer for the Bird

November 21st, 2011 · 4 Comments

A reader and friend, Laurie Steele, just called to tell me she’s brining the turkey for Thanksgiving this year. Her questions about how to tell if it’s done led me to recommend using a meat thermometer for the best results. What kind of thermometer works best? I’ve got all these styles listed below, and of […]

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