Day One: My Turkey Stock Recipe

It’s my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving is. Amy is lying down and not feeling good when I walk into the bedroom to ask if she wants to have Thanksgiving dinner at our house this year.   She hesitates, not saying what we both already know, about how we are planning to put the house up for sale, … Continue reading Day One: My Turkey Stock Recipe

Let’s Talk Turkey

As with anything in cooking there are many ways to cook a turkey. It is only limited by your imagination. Beer can, the Louisiana Turducken, deep fried, you name it and someone has attempted it, some with better results then others. Simply put, I am from the midwest. When it comes to the holidays I … Continue reading Let’s Talk Turkey

Turkey Meatloaf with Peas and Gravy

You can make meatloaf out of anything, from lentils to venison to duck.  You can get fancy and have the three meat combo made from equal parts beef, veal and pork or even a seafood loaf made from salmon.  The possibilities are endless. From what you choose to make your meatloaf isn't as important as … Continue reading Turkey Meatloaf with Peas and Gravy

Okra and Sweet Corn Purloo

It is the time of year, at least for me, where I have remnants--odds and ends--coming from the garden.  A few rebellious plants refusing to be defeated by a light frost are still putting forth small amounts of tender vegetables.  The real fall plants, broccoli, cauliflower and Brussel sprouts haven't yet committed to blooming.  In … Continue reading Okra and Sweet Corn Purloo