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Everyone Has Their Favorite Way To Prepare The Turkey: What’s Yours?
Everyone Has Their Favorite Way To Prepare The Turkey: What’s Yours?
I don't think there's really a "BEST" way to prepare a turkey. Holiday dinners are subjective and probably have a lot to do with traditions and recipes and techniques that have been handed down from previous generations. So just for fun, let's hear from those of you who will be roasting turkey Thursday. What method will you be using? Covered roasting pan? Uncovered pan? Plastic bag? Will you brine? Will you baste? Will you use a turkey fryer?
Are You Making Gifts Instead of Buying Them?
Are You Making Gifts Instead of Buying Them?
It's so nice when people share their talents with one another. I have friends who this week are busy baking biscotti and cookies that they will give as holiday gifts. Another friend is working on a quilt that she'll give her sweetheart for Christmas. These are all lovely expressions of creativity and caring. And, frankly, they're a nice change from store-bought gifts. Plus, there's no risk of getting a duplicate and having to return one of them. Hats off to those of you who share your crafty, culinary or other creative talents at this time of year! Do you have a special skill that you like to share with friends and family? Cooking? Sewing? Knitting? Painting? Decorating? Please share in the Comments section.
Hot-Weather Dinner Suggestions (Besides Ocean County Restaurant Reservations)
Hot-Weather Dinner Suggestions (Besides Ocean County Restaurant Reservations)
When it's so stinkin' hot outside, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven, right?  Heating up the house is NOT a good idea during weather like this.  Honestly, I don't really even want to use the stove to make pasta. Thankfully, I've got some in the freezer (did you know you can make a big batch of macaroni and then freeze it in individual servings...
Lakewood High School Turning Up the Heat!
Lakewood High School Turning Up the Heat!
Sharp knifes, sizzling cast irons and the smell of fresh exotic food would trickle right under your noise. Mouths were instantly salivating; as students, judges and peers walked into the Lakewood High School cafeteria Thursday afternoon. Sodexo and Lakewood High School teachers kicked off their 5th Annual Kitchen Wars. The theme was “Word Celebrations,” culinary students had to provide an appetize
Holiday Baking Yet?
Holiday Baking Yet?
So we are just about a week away from Thanksgiving and many are preparing their menu for the day, but have you started your "holiday" baking ? It's a perfect time with cool evenings and at times a chill in the air ... to fire up the oven and get to work.  ...

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