She Who Must Be Obeyed came home with a 1 kilogram (2 pound) boneless, skinless turkey breast. This particular cut of meat is tough to cook. If you dry roast it, it gets an unpleasant dry surface and the meat can get tough. Continue reading Crockpot Turkey Breast
Ok, I know I rail against fast and convenience food. However, there is a time and place for everything. This Christmas dinner we were already making rolls from scratch, Christmas pudding, salads, roast potatoes, gravy and dessert sauce. Also, there was only going to be four for dinner. I decided to give myself a break and try a Butterball Boneless Stuffed Turkey Breast. Continue reading Butterball Boneless Stuffed Turkey Breast
OK, you have eaten Thanksgiving dinner. You are so full that buttons are threatening to fire across the room. All you want to do is sit and visit with your family. Hold on. There is one more thing to do. You just don’t want to let that turkey carcass and bones to go to waist. If you cover it with water and let it boil for a couple of hours, you can have the best Turkey soup! Continue reading Turkey Noodle Soup
Healthy But Still Tasty
Apparently, deep fried chicken with crispy skin is bad for you. Apparently, french fries are too. She Who Must Be Obeyed saw a boneless skinless turkey breast in the supermarket and informed me it would be good for me and we purchased it. Continue reading Breaded Skinless Turkey Breast
I have only been smoking food for a couple of years. I have always meant to try a fatty but I just never got around to it. When we were having our non-traditional ham for Canadian Thanksgiving, my friend suggested we should do a Turkey Fatty. So we did. There is a video of the project at the end of the post. Continue reading Turkey Fatty, A First!
I have experimented with brining chicken and turkeys for a few years. Many people swear by it. I find it does give a moister bird but I find the meat is somewhat pasty. I just don’t like the texture. As for moist meat, I find if you don’t overcook the bird, the meat remains moist. Continue reading Brined Smoked Turkey, I Don’t Get It
You’ve cooked the turkey. Now what do you do with all the scrap trimmings and that scraggly carcass? If you like good food, you make soup. Continue reading Cajun Turkey Soup, Don’t Let That Carcass Go to Waste
This is the final post on the turkey dinner. It is how I cook the turkey and make the gravy. Continue reading Turkey, the Star of the Show
This post was originally posted on November 19, 2013. It is being reposted due to a catastrophic back up failure by my web host.
We had a birthday this month. I took the opportunity to smoke my first turkey dinner. I posted my efforts in Smoking Meat Forums. The link is:
Smoking a turkey was a fun project. It is definitely a different way to prepare the bird and took longer. However, it is nice to have a different way to prepare it. Continue reading Winner, Winner, Smoked Turkey Dinner