Tag: Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks for Resourcefulness

Our oven quit 3 hours before dinner on Thanksgiving day. Oh, yes, friends, it was one of those holidays. Strange thing is, the oven worked fine that morning. I’d gotten up in time to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as I prepped the sweet potato pie, cornbread for dressing, and chicken stock (also for the dressing). […]

Thanksgiving Food Memories

Thanksgiving is a celebration of all things we have to be thankful for. My parents survived The Great Depression so while we struggled financially at times as a family, there was always plenty of food on the table and in the refrigerator. My mother’s hobby was to go grocery shopping and to cook and bake. […]

Food Safety Tips – Thanksgiving

from the USDA press release WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2011- It is the time of year again when celebrity chefs and cooking magazines are advocating the newest trends in cooking a turkey. Whether you use a tried-and-true recipe or a creative new method, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to […]

Turkey(?) Day

Hello friends!  Allow me to introduce myself.   I’m Gretchen and I have a blog called Don’t Forget Love which is in the process of moving from the blogger platform to wordpress.  You can now find me there at  http://dontforgetlove.wordpress.com .  I am excited to be writing for Circle of Food.  For several years, I’ve been […]

Nibbles & Bites: Turkey Gumbo

Everyone has their own favorite ways of using up the leftover Thanksgiving turkey. In our family, it’s steaming turkey gumbo ladled over a pile of fluffy white rice. (Yes, I know, brown rice is healthier but this is a once a year thing, folks; fluffy and brown rice don’t meat too often as far as […]

10 reasons to over eat on Thanksgiving

While every other article is telling you to eat in moderation on Thanksgiving, this is the advice you’ve been waiting for. It’s common sense. If you’re going to make all that food — just eat it! Finally, there’s an author who is going to give you real gut busting advice for The Art of Overeating. […]

Thanksgiving: Let’s Talk Turkey

It’s that time when people are thinking about their Thanksgiving meal. My best friend Mary Jo was telling me what she was going to make for that day. She lives in Northern Calif. so I’ll only get to hear about her meal. She was telling me about putting her turkey on a bed of sliced […]

Twinkling Turkey Recipe-Uses Twinkies for Turkey Stuffing (really)

This turkey stuffing recipe uses Twinkies for stuffing. Yes, it’s a stretch but reading could be believing. If you’re the betting kind, I bet your guests will never guess the secret ingredient… 1 (8 1/2 ounce) package yellow corn muffin mix, prepared and baked according to package instructions 6 Twinkies halves lengthwise 1 (14-18-pound) turkey […]