Thanksgiving Turkey


My family had served deep fried turkey at Thanksgiving for several years until I made this. (You know, the method that causes so many house fires every year.) This recipe is just as good if not better than fried turkey (in my opinion), and you don’t even need a fire extinguisher. The brine makes it super juicy and tender, but the most important thing is to use a meat thermometer and keep an eye on it. The secret to a juicy, tender turkey is to not overcook it!!

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Vegetable Risotto


Okay going into this, I did not realize how easy yet exhausting risotto is. It’s basically rice with broth stirred in, but it’s stirred, stirred, stirred in. I’m talking about 30 minutes of constant stirring. Plus grating parmesan is always a pain in the neck. Maybe it seems more exhausting than it really is because I was holding Ellie the whole time. All I’m saying is, enter this recipe with an open mind and strong arms!

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