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Heirloom Sage Dressing

Heirloom Sage Dressing

Vintage Salts Turkey Brine

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The Healing Benefits of Ginger

The Healing Benefits of Ginger

Recently I have read a lot, as I am sure many of you have, about the healing benefits of Ginger.  I found that Ginger is an ancient plan that has been used to treat ailments for more than 4,700 years. It was first documented by […]


My Diary

My Diary

My Diary

Thanksgiving

I finally have my menu set and looking forward to a traditional Thanksgiving with Don and Bandit and to visit with our family. We give thanks for our family and the love we share. Happy Birthday to my Nephew Thomas, I hope he loves his gift. I know his dad will. 🙂

Roasted Brined Fresh Turkey – Brine Recipe Posted
Heirloom Sage Dressing – family recipe
Spicy Cranberry Ginger Relish – Recipe Posted
Mashed Potatoes
Green bean Almandine with Tangerine Sea Salt – Recipe Posted
Gingery Pumpkin Pie – Recipe Posted
Spicy Ginger Snaps – Recipe Posted

I will serve a White Wine from the French wine growing region of Entre-Deux-Mers region. It is the largest wine region in Bordeaux. The name of the region is derived, not from the French word “mer” (“sea”), but from “marée” (“tide”). Thus, it means “between two tides”, a reference to its location between two tidal rivers. It is situated between the rivers Garonne and Dordogne.

I chose this wine because of the flavor match with turkey, it has Apricot and ripe pear fruits with spice and mineral flavors, but most importantly it is a steal, this is an area not exploited by the wine industry so the prices are not inflated. It rivals wine from it’s neighbor, Graves, which is four or five times the price.

So have a great Thanksgiving, I will post my pictures and yours if you send them. Let’s celebrate together!

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