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What are you baking these days? November 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 25 days ago

Somehow, it’s November already, and we’re coasting toward the end of this strangest of years with colder weather (at least in the northern hemisphere), earlier nights, and holidays to bake for, whe...

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Holiday Cooking Fails, 2020 edition!

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by truman 1 day ago

We’re heading into the annual year-end cookathon, which is probably going to look a little different this year thanks to COVID. Despite that, food must be made! And... mistakes will be made along t...

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December 2020 Dish of the Month - Voting

MelMM
by MelMM 6 hours ago

Welcome to our December voting thread for DOTM. It was a somewhat slow nomination period, and only two dishes gained much traction. The good news is that they excellent options that both offer a lo...

WAT/INJERA - November 2020 Dish of the Month

MelMM
by MelMM 25 days ago

Welcome to our reporting thread for our November Dish of the Month, WAT & INJERA. This combination of dishes has long been a nominee, and now their month has arrived. WAT (also often spelled "wot")...

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Can I substitute currants for prunes?

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by Bigley9 1 day ago

Do you think it would work to substitute currants for the prunes in this recipe? Trying to avoid a trip to the store. Thanks for your thoughts! https://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/brussels-sprouts...

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December 2020 Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 days ago

In December, we’ll be cooking from the FOOD52 WEBSITE. This thread will cover both discussion of and reporting on recipes from https://food52.com/recipes, so don’t hesitate to post about either fro...

What's For Dinner #445 (November 2020) - Have You Started Your Holiday Baking Yet?

Amandarama
by Amandarama 25 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

Calling All Gardener Cooks...

MunchkinRedux
by MunchkinRedux 3 months ago

It's peak season for summer veggies in the PNW where I live. That means some long days in the garden, followed by many hours in the kitchen cooking with and preserving all our fresh produce. It m...

Weekly Menu Planning – November 2020

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always ...

My turkey's missing its giblets!

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by spkspk 12 years ago

I'm making my turkey stock tonight and went to pull the neck and giblets from my turkey. I was up to my elbow in the turkey, but no giblets to be found. Aside from being bummed that I won't be abl...

shredded wheat stuffing

bolivianita
by bolivianita 14 years ago

My family always has a stuffing in our turkey that uses Shredded Wheat. Any one else ever try this and do you know where the recipe came from?

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December 2020 Dish of the Month - Nominations

MelMM
by MelMM 6 days ago

Time for nominations for our December Dish of the Month. With COVID cases spiking, the only thing that is certain about this holiday season is that it will be unlike any other. How does this affect...

Butterball Turkey Talk Line is up and running...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

Any questions concerning your Thanksgiving repast? The annual Turkey Talk Line is up and running with experts ready to help. (800-288-8372) They now offer contact thru social media, texting and ema...

Slow roasting the turkey: a homily

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by jvanderh 9 years ago

I slow roast my turkeys, and I think you should, too. Especially if you're cooking a big one. It all started with chickens. Why, I wondered, are rotisserie chickens so much better than the ones ...

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Salt turkey after wet brine?

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by IamLaura 24 hours ago

I got a turkey breast for Thanksgiving. It turned out to be frozen, though I called the butcher, who assured me that it is not frozen all the way through. I had intended to do a dry brine, but that...

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Help! I think I put too much salt on the turkey

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by Bradley2815 2 days ago

I'm dry brining my turkey for the first time and misread my notes...I ended up putting 8 Tablespoons of salt on the 12lb turkey. Should I take some of it off? For next time...How much should I ha...

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First Time Thanksgiving Turkey

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by mmdt 2 days ago

Hello Friends, I am cooking a deboned skin on turkey breast for our very small Thanksgiving. I picked it up from the butcher and when I cut off the string to marinate as instructed, the whole thin...

Italian Cookbook Recs for a novice teenage son?

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by momnivore 16 days ago

My 13 year old is starting to get into cooking (yay!) and thus far it has pretty much been cooking staples that don't really use a recipe in our house (tacos, spaghetti with meat sauce, breakfast) ...

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Turkey scum at bottom of pan, how to prevent this?

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by mushroomaffairs 1 day ago

Was chatting with my mother and aunt last night and this never occurred as far as any of us can remember until maybe 10 years ago? When roasting a turkey instead of getting the brown fond at the b...