Pie Crust top crust designs, any family traditions?">Pie Crust top crust designs, any family traditions?
My family makes one long cut almost all the way across the top crust and then make three diagonal slices from near that line almost to the edge of the pie on each side of that long line, the result is a leaf pattern Reading More May...Read more
Did something not turn out today? You are not alone. I once tried using food coloring hoping to make the gravy a rich-looking brown only somehow it came out bright blue and I simply couldn't get it back to not-blue. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Happy Thanksgiving everybody! Just thought I would share a recipe I am trying out today. A piece of lemongrass was kicking around on the kitchen counter, so time for it to participate in our Tday feast. Destination: the cranberry sauce. Found a recipe online;...Read more
Ready for an upgrade, I prepped by plunging into Amazon just to see what was in the market. Even restricting myself to a 10-inch minimum, I was pretty well overwhelmed, and the result was a lot of questions and preferences. Comments welcome. First, I say ‘scalloped’, not ‘serrated.’ The...Read more
I completely forgot to put a glaze on the pie before baking. Can I put on before reheating (but after a full bake) or should I just let it be. Thanks and happy Thanksgiving! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Did you start with cold water and cold ingredients? Even if you roast the bones let them cool down first or refrigerate them, then add cold cold water. Make sure the stock never comes to a boil. It should barely simmer. Skim off the fat as it rises to the...Read more
This recipe may be the perfect side dish: Baked Zucchini and Squash. This recipe only takes a few minutes to prepare, has only a few seasonings and comes out of the oven in just 20 minutes. Finally, this side also pairs with a huge array of main courses....Read more
My whole family has been trying to find a recipe from a back-issue of Bon Appetit. We are pretty certain the magazine was from 1987 but it could have been 1986. The dessert recipe was made in a souffle dish and the base of it was a very rich lemon...Read more
Is it too cold to keep my brining turkey outside?">Is it too cold to keep my brining turkey outside?
I am planning to put my brining bird in a 5 gal.utility bucket with lid. It is to be 29 degrees tomorrow night and want to put it outside on the back porch. The comments I'm seeing here are towards the positive for this. It will be going to...Read more
I found what looks like a good recipe to use to have some extra white meat on hand for Thanksgiving dinner. When I brought the breast home it was wrapped in a tight ball with a net. The recipe calls for rubbing an orange herb rub both on the meat...Read more