Bacon Wrapped Turkey

Bob wanted to try Bacon Wrapped Turkey this year so he was in charge of the bird and did a great job.  We bought an 18 pound Butterball turkey; first he brushed it with melted butter, salted it and then covered it with about 2 packages of bacon. He put it in a 450 degree … Continue reading

Turkey Cupcakes

My friend Patty asked if I could make some favors for her family’s Thanksgiving Day dinner so this is the one she picked.  These little guys come from the cookbook, “Hello, Cupcake!” by Karen Tack and Alan Richardson.  I made enough for Patty and her family and then made enough for our family and the … Continue reading

Almost – Famous Cranberry Walnut Relish

Here is the first of several Thanksgiving related posts for the next couple days.  This recipe comes from the November 2011 issue of “Food Network Magazine” and it is from their series where they take a popular dish from a restaurant and try and recreate it.  This is based on Boston Market’s Cranberry Walnut Relish.  … Continue reading

Mini Peanut Butter Cupcakes

This recipe comes from the January/February 2010 edition of “The Food Network Magazine”.  It was part of an article titled “I Want Candy!” which had 6 cupcake recipes, all made to taste like a specific candy bar; this one tastes like Reeses Peanut Butter Cups (and yes, I do plan on making the rest of … Continue reading

Bountiful Basket #12

And this week’s Bountiful Basket contained: a bag of pears (12) 8 oranges 2 oroblanco (which the guy there said was like a grapefruit, only not!) 7 bananas 1 pineapple 1 pint grape tomatoes 2 yellow onions 2 (1 pound each) bags of carrots 1 bunch spinach 2 bunches of celery 1 (5 pound) bag … Continue reading

Mini Triple – Treat Cupcakes

I went to the dr with Courtney the other day and while we were waiting, I picked up an “Everyday Food” magazine (which is a Martha Stewart magazine) and I saw this recipe and wanted it and couldn’t figure out how to copy it until my genius daughter said to me, like I was a … Continue reading