Tag Archives: Turkey

Lunch Club: Turkey Meatballs

This month I hosted my inaugural “Lunch Club” for my crew. I thought it would be a fun way to help them gain more confidence in the kitchen, and help me work though some new recipes for the blog.

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Val’s Turkey Stock

I like to make this turkey stock ahead of time and freeze it. It’s a wonderful addition to so many holiday recipes and it makes your kitchen smell like Thanksgiving afternoon—don’t blame me if you’re suddenly craving mashed potatoes and gravy. Val’s Turkey Stock 2 pounds turkey drumsticks (about 3 drumsticks) 2 1/2 pounds turkey […]

2010 Thanksgiving Menu & Vegetable Frittata

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is all about cooking, eating, and being thankful the good things in life. My family is coming to us this year, and it is going to be a day of eating, drinking, and visiting. This will actually be the first Thanksgiving that I have ever hosted at my house. I think a lot of people find hosting Thanksgiving to be intimidating because it’s not just a dinner; it’s a full day’s worth of activities (along with at least a couple days of prep work). With that in mind, I’ve put together a (long) list of what I’m planning to do for tomorrow.