Recipe Redux- Green Herbs in the Kitchen

Nettle- Some rights reserved by James Bowe

This month’s Recipe Redux asked us to use a green herb in a different way, or to highlight a rarely used herb. Nettles (Urtica dioica) are my favorite springtime herb, one that many people aren’t aware of as food, but I love in this Nettles Soup recipe. They are a bit like the season-vibrant, bitter, […]

Roasting the Turkey

I have to admit, I have never overcooked a turkey. So here is how I do it. Recipe: Roast Turkey Ingredients One 12-14 Brined Turkey One onion chipped into 1 inch dice 2 carrots – cut into 1 inch pieces 2 celery stalks- cut into 1 inch pieces 2 stalks of fresh rosemary 1/2 organic […]

Brining your Bird

Recipe: Brine for Turkey Ingredients 1 cup kosher salt 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 gallon boiling water 1 tablespoon black peppercorns Ice Place salt, sugar and boiling water in a pot. Return to the boil and cook till sugar and salt melt. Chill till very cold. In a 5 gallon bucket or large stock […]