Month: November 2011

  • Chocolate Syrup

    Makes 1 Qt. chocolate syrup (4-cups) 1 1/2 cups Cocoa 2 3/4 cups Rapadura (experiment with more or less, or substitute another sweetener) 1/8 tsp. Sea Salt 2 cups Spring Water (or filtered) 4 tsp. Vanilla (REAL vanilla, not imitation) Combine everything except for the Spring Water and Vanilla into a medium saucepan. Gradually add […]

  • Thanksgiving & Next Day Birthday Over

    Thanksgiving Day went well. It was chilly but sunny in the morning, warmed up but not too much during the day, staying Sunny all day. We had dinner later than I had wanted to. My hubby got me playing Warhawk in the morning and I quit when I realized it was 12:08pm and got going […]

  • Thanksgiving Day 2011 Menu

    Today we are having: Turkey: Roasted on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 – Free Range Organic Fresh turkey from Whole Foods Market. Sliced, chunks, etc. Vacuum sealed that night, refrigerated. Will put the turkey into French White casserole dishes along with some gravy, and re-heat in the oven. Gravy: I saved the juices from the turkey […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving 2011!

    Today started nice and chilly. Sunny, clear blue skies. Frost on rooves, grass, tops of things. Very Autumn-Thanksgiving-Like. Temps are said to be getting to 66 F. later, we’ll see. Hope not. It’s been too warm lately. Cooler air came in late afternoon yesterday. This morning I made cinnamon pastry with left over pastry dough […]

  • Two days until Thanksgiving – Prep Plan

    Today is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving 2011. The day after T-day is a birthday, my daughter will be 13! Today I need to make the stuffing, then stuff the Free Range Organic Fresh Turkey (15+ lbs.) and roast it in my Electrolux oven on Perfect Turkey setting with the probe. Then start the gravy making […]

  • Thanksgiving Meal 2011 Prep

    I don’t feel like doing this, but I am. Thanksgiving Day is less than 3 weeks away now. I have a chicken I could make, and told my husband that’s all I’ll make (no turkey) to save money. I can make stuffing with what I have now too. I have potatoes and frozen brocolli and […]