Hi, American readers! Did you have a nice Thanksgiving? Lots of leftovers? Good! When you've had all the turkey, cranberry, and mashed potato sandwiches you can stand, (what? you've never had mashed potato on your sandwich?) try this turkey chili it's excellent for using up the rest of your leftovers! (for international readers bookmark this … Continue reading Turkey Chili
Panini style grilled sandwiches elevate the humble grilled cheese of our childhood lunches to a meal fit for a weeknight. Tools: Grill pan or stove top griddle, two clean bricks, aluminum foil. That's right you'll need two bricks to make this sandwich. If you have the space to store a panini maker then that's great, … Continue reading Turkey & Pesto Panini Sandwiches
Raise your hand if you've given up on turkey burgers? Because you need to cook the meat all the way through it's very hard to get the inside done before the outside is burned up, right? And forget grilling them on the barbecue, they'll fall apart when you turn them. Yeah me too. Until I … Continue reading Dinner Tonight: Turkey Burgers
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