Monthly Archives: November 2010

Turkey Stock in the Pressure Cooker

Traveling for Thanksgiving means that there’s usually a little less prep and less cleanup (although we helped with both, of course), but it also means that you get home and don’t have the full complement of leftovers, unless you make … Continue reading

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To Brine or Not to Brine

With Thanksgiving on the horizon, a lunch conversation with colleagues yesterday turned to a discussion of turkey preparation methods: to brine or not to brine, how to ensure even cooking of dark meat and white meat, to stuff or not … Continue reading

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Hard Cider 11/8

I’m new to this blogging thing, so I’ll kick it off with a short one. My brother, Scott, collaborator/lead guru on this blog project, sent this link from The Paupered Chef around for making easy homemade hard cider. I’m not … Continue reading

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McGee’s Ribs

I think I’m getting closer to the perfect rib.  A while back Harold McGee wrote an article for his Curious Cook column called “The Secret to Ribs is Already in the Kitchen: The Oven,” where he described the limitations of … Continue reading

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