It's my biggest fear for Thanksgiving: Having people over for a dinner where I cooked the turkey, then getting calls later on from my guests who are now in the fetal position because I didn't cook it properly. Luckily that has never happened to me, maybe it's because I often refer to these guidelines.
You're the chosen one, Thanksgiving will be at your house and besides cleaning you now have to invite, make a list, grocery shop, make sure you have enough plates, make the table festive and umpteen other things to make the day enjoyable (and one up your sister-in-law from last year)...
How many times have you cut up a turkey at Thanksgiving or Christmas? You are probably doing it wrong and will have better looking meat, and better looking presentation. You will also have more meat to serve, and won't leave behind so much meat. You will also be able to make stock with this way of cutting.
In the giving spirit, the DTA is again partnering with the College of St. Scholastica and the National Bank of Commerce to offer FREE bus rides on Thanksgiving Day. It's the 25th consecutive year that the DTA has provided this service in our community.
This week is National School Lunch week, a time I always reflect on growing up and eating hot lunch at school. I still remember having my lunch ticket in hand as I waited in line joking around with friends as we got step by step closer to seeing what was being served that day by the nice lady with the fishnet on her head.
School lunch back then was okay overall, but there was one thing they serve