Thanksgiving Dinner

The menu:2 10-12 pound turkeysChicken stock (for gravy, stuffings and carrots) Day ahead gravy (your recipe, my stock)Cranberries with roasted jalapenosTwo stuffingsMashed potatoes (your recipe)Glazed CarrotsBrussels sprouts with bacon lardons or Spicy sproutsPies and Gelatos CHICKEN STOCK If you worked for French or Italian chefs in high-end kitchens, they had you made stocks a couple …

Baked Shrimp Scampi with Feta Cheese  Revision Four

We were long overdue to have a shrimp casserole.  I had a coupleof ideas from school but garlic was on our mind, so it had to be shrimpscampi.  Further, there was some leftover feta cheese from last week,when The Little Woman made her signature tacos.  (Go here to learnall about Feta.) What follows is a …

Strawberry Shortcake

These shortcakes are light and airy, but they didn’t rise high enough to take to the county fair–but good. Readers don’t need instructions on what to do with these–and strawberries and whipped cream–save for the neat idea, I read somewhere, to puree some of the strawberries and pour them over the bottom shortcake half and …