Six amazing turkey brining recipes

turkey brine

Why Brine Your Turkey? Turkey is a bird that has little fat, particularly the breast meat. And we all know fat keeps the meat from becoming dry and tough. If you want to avoid a dry bird for thanksgiving than you might need a little help.

Must have Thanksgiving sides

Thanksgiving side dishes

From potatoes to stuffing, veggies to salads, these are the staples of Thanksgiving. If you are anything like me, you're already planning ahead, hoping to make the week leading up to Thanksgiving easy!

Saffron – The $1000 Exotic Spice

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Lovers of the Spanish dish paella know that saffron is a key ingredient in this delectable dish.

The Wonderfulness of Spam: 5 Fun Facts

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Although I only eat it about once or twice a year, I love Spam. Why, you may wonder? Processed meat is a no-no on most healthy food lists. And my particular dietary needs dictate minimizing processed foods.

Best Thanksgiving sides dish’s

side dish

From potatoes to stuffing, veggies to salads, these are the staples of Thanksgiving. If you are anything like me, you're already planning ahead, hoping to make the week leading up to Thanksgiving easy!

Has Caviar Lost Some of Its Royal Luster?

caviar

Once reserved strictly for the pleasure of royalty, caviar is now accessible to anyone who enjoys eating fish eggs.

Why Did John Madden Love The Turducken…The What?

Turducken

Immortalized by the former, critically acclaimed NFL sportscaster, John Madden. And popularized by the infamous New Orleans chef Paul Prudhomme, the turducken is a poultry lovers’ holiday trifecta. A deboned chicken stuffed into a deboned duck stuffed in

Ever Thought About The First Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving

Ever thought about what the first Thanksgiving was like while reflecting upon your own family holiday memories? Curious about the who, what, where, how and when?

Spicy and Tasty Dukkah

Dukkah

This is a Turkish "dry dip" It might be a little exotic but it is very good for a savory appetizer.

Savory Marinated Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms

In a large bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, basil, and oregano.

Savory Sharp Cheddar Cheese Cookies

Cheese Cookies

This Cheese Cookies recipe requires a food processor, so if you only have a tiny one

Tasty Salted Roasted Nuts

Roasted Nuts

These Salted Roasted Nuts are perfect. Of course you can buy these in a can at the grocery store, but they're much better-and cheaper-when you roast them fresh at home.