Thursday, November 1, 2012

Thanksgiving Tips & A Happy Pilgrim

We've been so consistently busy this year I've really been neglecting my blog, and sadly (or happily!) we're still busy!  So I thought I might borrow a cheap trick from the TV.... a clips espisode!  So looking back over the history of the blog I picked our best Thanksgiving tips blogs.  Now just imagine that TV special effect where things get all wavey just before jumping back in time....

Here are my top 5 hints for planning a smoother T-day party:

Here are four kinds of stuffing, and a stuffed pumpkin:

Some thoughts and recipes for regional flair on T-day:

Yams versus sweet potatoes:

Our test of prepareing a turkey three different ways; traditional, brined, and deep fried:

Also, don't forget to take a look at our Thanksgiving menu for 2012:

And last, but not least, a Facebook post for a great cocktail from last year, The Happy Pilgrim; but since linking to a specific post in FB is not obvious, here is the recipe:

Happy Pilgrim
1 shot wild turkey bourbon - must have turkey!
1 shot ginger beer
2 shots cranberry juice
1/3 shot orange bitters
Shake and serve over crushed ice
garnish with a fresh cranberry

Enjoy & Happy Turkey Day!