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Turkey Roasting Times

Puzzled? Worried? First time? Don’t worry. You’ll be fine. Here’s a very helpful guide to the roasting times for your turkey. Times vary both with the size of the turkey and whether it is stuffed or not. The assumption here is that the turkey goes into a 500˚F oven for the first 30 minutes, then…

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Maple-Glazed Roast Turkey with Applejack Giblet Gravy from Diane Morgan

Thanksgiving is just two weeks away. Time to consider the bird. How will you cook it? Same as every year? I’m sure your turkey last year was grand and it will be grand again. But, that bird can be grander. Author Diane Morgan, in The New Thanksgiving Table, describes this particular turkey version as burnished…

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Turkey Stock for Gravy with Giblets

Early in the morning of Thanksgiving Day, across America, a scene if often played out. A wife is exasperated, and a little worried. A husband tasked to the rescue. Tools are employed. A screwdriver. A chisel. Some wide-necked pliers. Husband and wife begin to understand how very difficult is the life of a surgeon working…

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Turkey Medallions with Tequila Lime Sauce

    “I need help,” Suzen said. She had a different tone to her voice. My wife often asks for help. I will get in trouble for saying this, but she has a tendency to misplace things. Keys, phone, iPad, keys. Especially the keys. She “knows” where it item has to be. I never go…

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