Thanksgiving: Cook It

A little help from my kitchen fairy. One of my sous chefs (aka the kitchen fairy). If you’re coming over for Thanksgiving, this is what’s on our menu. Roast Turkey with Bacon-herb butter and cider gravy (Bon Appetit Nov. 2008) Roasted Fall Vegetables in Cheddar Crust (Eating Well Dec. 2008) …

Over the Gelatin River & Through the Chocolate Woods: Gingerbread Houses

We love ginger, we love bread, we love gingerbread and we love getting our “craft on”.  Even before kids, my husband and I (actually mostly my husband – I’m a bit terrified of pastry) went all out and made a gingerbread house replica of his family’s barn. This year the …