Turkeys are huge birds. The ones found at the grocery stores usually weigh anything from sixteen to twenty five pounds. Smaller birds are few and far in between. Since there are only four of us eating the Thanksgiving turkey this year, I went early to the store and was fortunate enough to find a ten [...]
I first encountered turkey congee after last year’s Thanksgiving while doing blog visitation. Previous to that I had never thought of using left-over turkey in a Chinese dish such as this. There are many versions in the blogosphere and to join the crowd, I came up with my own take on this popular breakfast dish.
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and your fill of turkey this weekend. There will probably be lots more turkey recipes on the web this week as we try to use up all that good meat. I do have one or two myself but I wanted to start the week with something beautiful and [...]
I made a gluten-free gingered pear upside down cake for the Thanksgiving gathering at a friend’s place during the recent Thanksgiving holidays. As I was in a rush, the pictures I took wasn’t good. The cake though turned out very well and not a crumb was left. There was no chance for me to remedy [...]
One of my favorite salads for Christmas is the Waldorf Salad. A search on the web directed me to The Kitchen Project website with a write-up on the The History of Waldorf Salad. It says here that the salad was created at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1896 by the maître d’hôtel, Oscar Tschirky. The [...]
I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. We had a wonderful time. Though it was cold outside but it was warm indoors with family, friends, and abundant food. We had a traditional Thanksgiving at home and a fun gathering at a friend’s house. It was good to reflect on God’s blessings for the year, hang [...]
I am so excited to tell you that my Pear Pie with Crumb Topping and GF Hazelnut Crust won a one year subscription to Bon Appétit magazine over at Faith and Brandy’s All Through the Year Cheer Thanksgiving Event. I had great fun coming up with the recipe and the family really enjoyed the pie. [...]