Stress free Thanksgiving

Crock Pot Mash Potatoes, Reducing the Stress of the Holiday Meal

Mash Potatoes Kept Hot in a Crock Pot

Holiday meals are an interesting phenomenon where we prepare more side dishes then typically served for a meal. It is also one of the meals where lukewarm dishes appear to be the norm. With this being said, nothing tests the capabilities and capacity of the cook and kitchen more than preparing the holiday meal. There …

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Carving the Turkey Early, Reducing the Stress of the Holiday Meal

Perfectly Roasted 20 Pound Turkey for Thanksgiving

Almost everyone has the image of the Norman Rockwell painting of Freedom from Want with the grandmother presenting the turkey to her family at the dining room table on a platter. It is a nice image, but from my own personal experience, carving a turkey can be a self-imposed stressful experience and not an activity …

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