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Monthly Archives: November 2010

My dear grandmother, who is ninety-two, suggested that I post an entry about killing, cleaning and cooking turtles. She thinks it would be entertaining. And it would, no doubt – but turtle is not high on my list of exotic animals to eat, much less slaughter. She was raised on a farm in rural Tennessee, […]

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In case you haven’t decided what you’ll be doing with your turkey yet (yeah right!), I wanted to share our successful foray into high-heat roasting, plus an overnight brine beforehand. Having little experience with turkey, I actually followed a recipe! And it worked! Hallelujah. I brined the bird in a plastic garbage bag inside of […]

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I first learned how to make potato pancakes in the kitchen of my German aunt. While these are by no means her traditional kartoffelpuffer, I am reminded of her kitchen every time I make them. Their smaller size makes for a perfect appetizer or snack at a party. And serving them with a tangy yogurt […]

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