Buttercup and sweet potato casserole…as you wish

Sweet potatoes…its a simple root vegetable that graces the table every Thanksgiving. Sometimes they are roasted, sometimes they are covered in marshmallow…but they are always there, to basically give us an excuse to eat something that tastes like dessert as a dinner side.I was tasked with the goal of finding a new sweet potato dish … More Buttercup and sweet potato casserole…as you wish

Pillsbury Schmillsbury, Crescent Rolls from Scratch

“Turkey for me, Turkey for you.  Let’s eat turkey in a big brown shoe.”  (More fun with Adam Sandler.) Cheryl here with another recipe from Saturday’s Testgiving Extravaganza.  We’re all very familiar with a certain tubby, doughy, bread-in-a-tube mascot, as he’s a frequent attendee at lots of Thanksgiving gatherings, but we revoked his invite to … More Pillsbury Schmillsbury, Crescent Rolls from Scratch

Just Brine It!

Turkey Rule #1 – Brine your turkey. Turkey Rule #2 – Brine your turkey. For the last two years I have been proselytizing the benefits brining of your Thanksgiving turkey and I’m going to do it again right now.  My coworkers have been asking me all week long for turkey baking tips and my response … More Just Brine It!

All You Do is Brine

Are you ready for some TURKEY?  I sure am.  Although I just had turkey a few weeks ago I’m ready for some more.  Even as I type this blog I’m visualizing the cooking of the Thanksgiving bird.  Just like when I’m playing golf I try to visualize each shot, I envision a perfect turkey that … More All You Do is Brine