Category Archives: Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving 2014 – Pie Crust

Pie Crust 2 1/4 cup flour pinch of salt 1/8 t chai tea spices 1 cup lard up to 5 T ice water mix the dry ingredients by pulsing in a food processor bowl add the lard and pulse until … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014 – Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Filling 1 sugar pumpkin 1/2 cup brown sugar cut in half scoop out seeds and slime add 1/4 cup brown sugar to each half wrap in foil bake at 350 degrees until soft (about two hours) 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014 – Apple Pie

Apple Pie Filling: 2 pounds Granny Smith apples (4 medium) 2 pounds Newton Pippen apples (4 medium) 5 medium 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon granulated sugar to finish 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest, from 1 medium … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 7.0

3:23 pm 1 hour 37 minutes to go….. The potatoes are peeled and in the pot on the stove.  I think I’ll turn on the heat about 3:45-ish. DH helped set the tables.  The serving dishes are all out on … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 6.0

1:56pm 3 hours 4 minutes to go….. Now I’m feeling like I’m too far ahead….weird?  Oh well The turkey is still in the hands of my MIL. The pies are all finished and cooling on the table. The crock pots … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 5.0

12:15pm 4 hours 45 minutes to go……. The turkey just went up to my MIL house to roast.  Our oven is acting up and I really don’t want turkey problems.  I rinsed off the buttermilk brine, dryer her well, stuffed … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 4.0

10:01am 6 hours 59 minutes to go….. I think I’m behind. The pumpkin pies (2) are in the oven.  These pies have butter crust due to the problem with the lard yesterday. The peanut butter pie is in the refrigerator. … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 3.0

7:27pm 12 hours and 23 minutes to go……. The apple pie crust is done and chilling in the refrigerator.  It looks great. The pumpkin is mixed together with 8 oz of cream cheese and chilling in the refrigerator until tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 2.0

5:18 pm23 hr and 42 minutes to go….. The turkey seems to have thawed nicely in the two 30 minutes dunks in the sink and is now safely tucked away into the brine in the cooler.  We will be turning … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 1.0

3:30 pm 23 hours 30 minutes and counting…… Turkey This year we are contending with a frozen turkey.  The hens were being naughty, chasing the hens around the chicken yard, and so they went to the processor a bit earlier … Continue reading

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