Guess who's cookbook is being published for iBooks by Apple? Yep, that's right! It should be available Sept 6th! And here's the best part, it's only $1.99. You can get it now as eBook from Blurb if you don't have iBooks While we're on the subject, my first book The Family Table is already available! … Continue reading Dinner Tonight for iBooks
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More than any recipe, this is the one that terrifies novice and seasoned cooks alike. You can breathe easy. I've figured out the hard stuff so you can be the hero. Thanksgiving Turkey 1 (18-20 lb.) turkey 1 stick unsalted butter (room temperature) 2 lemons (quartered) 1 whole head of garlic (halved) 1 tablespoon salt … Continue reading Turkey Day Tutorial: The Big Bird!
Brining your turkey is the best way to add flavor and ensure tender meat. Turkey Brine Dry ingredients: 2 cups kosher salt 2 cups brown sugar 10 whole cloves 10 cardamom pods 1 tablespoon sliced fresh ginger 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 whole nutmeg (slightly crushed) 1 … Continue reading Turkey Day Tutorial: Brining your bird
image courtesy of Pottery Barn Gravy. It's definition both culinary and colloquially means all things lovely, and is the perfect place to start my Thanksgiving recipes. I've always been disappointed by the amount of juice rendered off a turkey after it cooks. It's never enough to make very much gravy. In this house not enough … Continue reading Turkey Day Tutorial: Gravy
As you may remember, I posted a list of the things I'd hoped to accomplish this summer. Some were grand aspirations and some involved me sitting for hours looking at the glowing rectangle mounted on my wall. So, first in the "not so much" column goes: Go on evening drives We did an extraordinary amount … Continue reading What I did this summer…Part 1
Tada! It's done! Thanks very much to everyone who egged me on and supported me. http://www.blurb.com/books/1532054 Excerpt: “This book is about the dinners we love, the ones that get requested when I ask, “What sounds good for dinner?” The dinners people around here want for their birthdays.” “Food is a strong memory and the recipes … Continue reading The Family Table By Kathleen Rear
This recipe requires a bit of attention. That is to say, you shouldn’t stray far from the oven as you’ll need to come back every 10 minutes. Setting the timer helps me remember, rather than a burnt smell in the house. Recipe: Honey Granola Cereal 8 cups whole rolled oats ½ cup canola oil 1 … Continue reading Honey Granola Cereal