Thanksgiving — Celebrate the Harvest

Every child who grows up in the United States learns about our first Thanksgiving when families celebrated a long-awaited year of bountiful food. Children cut out construction paper turkeys, and we all look forward to the big meal. But there have been drastic changes...

Brining a Turkey

  Brining a Turkey This is a great way to have a juicy turkey! To properly brine a turkey you need to start the night before you plan to cook it. You will need at least: 10 to 12 hours (plan on 1 hour per pound) A container large enough to hold your turkey and...

A Dry Turkey?

A Dry Turkey?   A dry turkey is an overcooked turkey. There’s no way to reverse that process, but you can still serve moist meat. The breast is most likely to be dry, since it has very little fat. The dark meat should be fine no matter what. So evenly slice the...

Buying a Turkey

Buying a Turkey  Buying a turkey can be a big deal at holiday time. You can purchase an accepted one at your local store or you can locate a turkey farmer in your area. If you opt for a local fresh turkey, free of all the injected, pre-basting solutions or broths,...