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: Blueberry Oatmeal Bars (Starbucks Copycat)

Blueberry Oatmeal Bars makes 8 pieces, takes 30 minutes 1/2 cup butter* 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 cup flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 cup oatmeal 1 1/2 cup fresh blueberries 1/2 cup sugar 3 T. water 1/2 fresh lemon, squeezed *to make this vegan, use 1/4 cup unrefined coconut oil and 1/3 cup applesauce!…

Recipe: Roasted Lemon & Herb Chicken with Veggies

Roasted Lemon & Herb Chicken with Veggies makes two servings, takes five minutes to put together and an hour to bake 2 chicken breasts 2 red potatoes, cut into wedges 1 onion, sliced 2 cups broccoli florets 1/2 lemon (for squeezing) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp. Italian seasoning herb medley salt & pepper Preheat…

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…