Tag Archives: Thanksgiving

Tapas Turkey Day Test #2: Oyster cornbread stuffing

This is why I do not do anything new for guests.  I took one bite of the test oyster cornbread stuffing and it ripped the roof of my mouth open.  So then I dug out the oysters and gave the … Continue reading

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Hungry in Indiana

You know you are from NJ you buy British Hunter wellington boots to wear to a farm to pick up your heritage turkey.  Who pays $110 for a turkey???  Even I felt a little bratty and definitely looked like someone … Continue reading

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Tapas Turkey Day Test #1: Mini Bourbon Pecan Pie

Do you remember when I posted last year that there was a trifecta of untouchables for Thanksgiving dinner?  (No?  It’s here.)  I’m testing a new kind of Turkey Day because in September when we moved, I threw away heaps of … Continue reading

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Breckenridge Black Friday

Bucking the tradition of raiding the malls, we decided to head to the Rocky Mountains for some fresh air and some mountain vistas.  I gave up my idea of hiking Peak 9 as my parents notion of hiking is walking … Continue reading

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The Untouchables

Happy Thanksgiving, America! I am stateside and very thankful to be able to celebrate Thanksgiving with my husband, sous chef Mick and my parents. My parents’ trip to Colorado is a short reprieve of the mess that is the Jersey Shore. This year, … Continue reading

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Jet Lag Or How Much Can I Cook Between 3am – 6am?

The weeklong jet lag adjusting from Japan to US is a killer but even on home leave, I find the need to be productive. So when I fell asleep at 7pm Thursday night and woke up at 3am Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Cookin’ At Home – Roti de Porc aux Pommes

Home!  My second home leave comes just before Thanksgiving.   I spent my lunch hour restocking the refrigerator and made lists of things we would enjoy eating before Thanksgiving. Tonight, my husband and I enjoyed a Roast Pork with Apples courtesy … Continue reading

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