Countdown to Turkey Day 2011: November 14 The Great Shopping List

Heather says: It's time to make your Thanksgiving Day Dinner shopping list. I know that Thanksgiving is almost two weeks away, but this will hopefully give you time to take advantage of some sales and spread the cost over two grocery runs.  In many households this makes the expense a little easier to absorb. Unless you're paid monthly and then … [Read more...]

Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Cornbread Dressing

Shrimp Andouille Sausage Cornbread Dressing

Heather says: If you have ever even given cornbread dressing a favorable nod, add this shrimp and andouille sausage recipe to your repertoire right this very moment. Heck, don't even wait until Thanksgiving or Christmas to give this side dish a try. Yes, you want to double the recipe, it'll work as an amazing post-Thanksgiving breakfast, lunch, … [Read more...]

Countdown to Turkey Day 2011: November 1

Thanksgiving Dinner

Heather says: Hurray! It's time to launch Countdown to Turkey Day 2011. Why yes, I am ridiculously excited about it this year. Oh I know, it's hard to tell, since I get excited about Thanksgiving every year, but this year? Well, it has been even more exciting as I have had the fantastic opportunity to work with Butterball.  Yes, gobble … [Read more...]

Countdown to Turkey Day November 24, 2010 The Eve of the Event

Heather says: Tomorrow’s the big day. Are you ready? For many families today is for baking and food prep. Here are few last minute tips to help everything go smoothly. Check the turkey now. Has it completely thawed? No? Use the water bath method to finish defrosting the turkey. If you have several recipes calling for diced onions … [Read more...]

Countdown to Turkey Day November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Dinner

Heather says: Tick. Tock. Your time is running out. However, you've been following along with this year's Countdown to Turkey Day and aren't stressing, right? Grab your Thanksgiving Shopping List and buy your produce and other perishables. If you went the fresh route, pick up your turkey. If your turkey is thawing, take a moment to … [Read more...]