Experience has shown me that we end up with fabulously moist turkeys (even heritage birds) by cooking our turkeys exactly the opposite way recommended by 1-800-BUTTERBALL. Here’s how you can get a perfectly moist oven-roasted turkey — every time. [by Wardee Harmon]
Archives for November 2008
When I have a batch of mature sprouts, I fill the kitchen sink with cool water and plunge as many as I can into it. The seed hulls tend to float to the top, although a gentle churning of the clumps of sprouts is necessary to free up many more seed hulls. I pull out… [by Wardee Harmon]
About 4 years ago, I bought 3 to 5 pounds each of about 12 different organic beans and barley, and mixed up my own bean soup mix. We ended up with tons of it – 65 pounds in fact! I still have about 5 cups left of the mix in my kitchen. I gave lots of bean soup mixes for Christmas that year and they were well received.
Jeff’s god-parents visited us last weekend from California. They brought us three branches of bay leaves from their yard. I already made chicken soup with three of them. They are so fragrant. Did you know that bay leaves also repel bugs? You can include them in your buckets/containers of stored foods, or lay them in… [by Wardee Harmon]