Recipe: Garlic, Herb and Prosciutto Covered Thanksgiving Turkey

This year’s theme was to make a dish that was inspired by our culture (which, in my case is Italian). I signed up to tackle¬†my second bird¬†and it turned out even better than last year’s beer-brined, bacon-blanketed turkey. Garlic, Herb and Prosciutto Thanksgiving Turkey A 20 lb. turkey takes about 20 minutes to prepare, 4…

Recipe: Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

As I’m sure most people would agree, ice cream is a staple summertime treat. Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream makes about a gallon of ice cream, takes about 1 1/2-2 hours You’ll need… 2 quarts of half & half 2 pints of heavy whipping cream 2 1/2 cups of sugar 4 teaspoons of vanilla extract ice…

Recipe: Beer Brined Turkey Blanketed in Bacon

After doing lots of research, I decided to brine the turkey in Newcastle beer and cover the top with a blanket of bacon before throwing it into the heat. I also used lots of herbs, lemons, and vegetables in the brine. Here’s my fun twist on the delicious meal we eat around this time every…

Recipe: Easy Apple Pie

This is easy as pie to make. Literally. If you’re not good at baking or cooking, I promise you can do this. Easy Apple Pie 8 slices of pie, takes 15 minutes of prep time and an hour to bake 3-4 Granny Smith Apples, sliced thin 3/4 cup of white sugar 2 teaspoons of cinnamon…