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Brined Turkey, 2013

We enjoyed a moist and delicious turkey for Thanksgiving.  We ended up with plenty of extra for the freezer, so we’ll be happy over the next few months when we want something easy to grab!  I prefer to brine our bird because the process of brining increases the moisture holding capacity of meat, which results […]

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Corn Bread Stuffing

Since we just got through another Holiday of traditional eats, I thought we could discuss stuffing.  It’s a long time favorite side dish to turkey dinners and is basically a Thanksgiving essential!  I am pretty sure that I grew up in a house where the stuffing was always inside the turkey, but many people bake […]

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Turkey Sausauge Tarragon Hotdish

I was able to create a really easy and savory meal by using Hillshire Farm Turkey Smoked Sausage.  This dish was hearty and savory and included the smoked Sausage, which is made with quality cuts of turkey and slow-cooked natural flavors.  It had been sitting in my freezer waiting to be eaten!  It was easy […]

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Brined Roasted Turkey

Brining is the secret to juicy turkey!  (and a lot of other meats)  It’s very economical and an easy way to prepare meats.  Brining is like a marinade, as it keeps food moist and tender.  The process increases the moisture holding capacity of meat resulting in a much more moist product once it is cooked.  […]

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Mini Itailan Style Stuffed Peppers

I have been trying to come up with healthier choice appetizers lately.  After rummaging through what I had on hand in my fridge and pantry, I decided to come up with a mini version of stuffed peppers to share at the latest “Winer’s” and “Girls Smut Night” (aka, Bachelor night) gatherings!  I thought these would […]

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