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Pot Pie

Pot Pie

I’ve been making this pot pie recipe for awhile now, especially whenever I see one of those $5 roast chickens from Costcos. Yes, I buy a roast chicken, make things hard on myself and cook another meal with it. You’d think I’d give myself a […]

Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast

I didn’t make an entire turkey for Thanksgiving this year. I didn’t even cook turkey on the actual day. I made it today instead. Thanks to no extra guests and a mistake on my part in the defrosting time, we had turkey today. I wasn’t […]

Pan Gravy for Turkey

Pan Gravy for Turkey

Thanksgiving dinner was a success! How come it’€™s always a success when nobody except my husband is here to witness it? Why do I botch Thanksgiving whenever we have guests? This gravy can be made the night before Thanksgiving. Then when you’re ready to serve […]

Roasted Brined Turkey

Roasted Brined Turkey

Roasted Brined Turkey (adapted from Better Homes and Gardens)   __________________________________________________________________________ Directions with Photos: I actually counted out 45 peppercorns. And I actually counted out 5 whole bay leaves. This is what fresh thyme looks like. Salt + sugar   Combine all ingredients in pot […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

My Pumpkin Cheesecake looks like the Grand Canyon, but bigger. I guess if the cheesecake still seems wobbly in the middle after an hour of baking, even if it doesn’€™t LOOK done, IT IS DONE AND YOU SHOULD NOT PUT IT BACK INTO THE OVEN […]

Thankgiving Feast Ideas

Thankgiving Feast Ideas

I’m writing down every recipe I’m attempting for my Thanksgiving feast ahead of time. So it’s easier for both of us. It’ll be the first time I’m attempting it, I mean, I’ve roasted turkeys before…but not for Thanksgiving. And not with all the fixings. Most […]