Tagged: turkey

Go Ahead and Sprinkle MSG on Your Turkey

Turkey is my least favorite bird (to eat), yet I can never commit to a turkey-less Thanksgiving, nor can I let someone else cook the thing. I simply cannot relinquish this bland, stupid bird....

Last Year’s Frozen Turkey Is Still Good

Maybe you picked up a turkey at a post-Thanksgiving sale last year, or maybe you volunteered to cook for Friendsgiving and then ended up ordering takeout instead. Whatever the reason, if you’ve got a...

This Thanksgiving, Confit Your Dark Meat

I have many turkey takes, but my strongest fowl conviction is that that the big bird is best when broken down into light and dark, and then cooked separately. Yes, you sacrifice the whole-bird visual,...

Add Non-Turkey Bones to Your Turkey Stock

It is officially time to start preparing for Thanksgiving, and besides picking your turkey recipe, one thing you can work on immediately (and then freeze) is your stock. This may seem boring, but stock...