Turkey Recipes for Gravy, Stuffing, Brines, Leftovers...
So Thanksgiving is
around the corner, and you groan inside because you just cannot bear
another year of dried turkey and lumpy gravy. Well, this year, we hope
your Thanksgiving will be more successful with our country Thanksgiving
3 Tips for a Successful Thanksgiving Dinner
The success to cooking for large parties of people is to relax, peferably
with a good glass of red in one hand, while you stir the pots with the
other! Note I said a
glass, as you really don't want your relatives having to scrape you off
the floor in an inebriated state while the turkey is merrily burning to
a crisp unattended!
The second part of the success is being
sure that you have all the ingredients for your recipes. Double
check this. You don't want to find out at the last minute as you come
to serve that you don't have a certain item. And don't forget to take
the turkey out to thaw! And finally, timing. Timing
really is the key to the perfect turkey dinner. Knowing what you need
to do when, and how to keep your food hot while you are finishing off
There is an art to making lump-free gravy, and in our thanksgiving
turkey recipes, as seen below, we show you how to take the stress, and
the lumps out of this traditional accompaniment to your succulent
Which brings me to the turkey itself. As mentioned above, we need to be
prepared well in advance of the day. If you don't take your turkey out
of the deep freeze days before the big day you are going to have a lot
of disappointed people staring at a bird that is burnt on the outside
and still raw inside.
See how to cook that perfect
turkey dinner here, along with carving instructions and
gauging how much meat each person will eat so that you don't have lots
of leftovers. However, if you do, we have a page of recipes for
leftovers, so don't despair.