Happy Thanksgiving!

There’s a giant turkey coming to room temperature on my counter. In about half an hour I’ll put a baggie full of ice on it’s breast.

There are two pies looking (mostly) gorgeous on my sidebar and a lobster jello mold full of of (not very gelled) cranberry sauce. There’s less than perfect mashed potatoes in my fridge, but they’re quite pretty (our CSA gives us pink potatoes!). There’s also roll dough in the fridge to be rolled out and shaped (“and dunked in butter, apparently”:http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2010/11/parker-house-rolls/).

All that’s left for this household is sweet potatoes (some preparation; I may change my mind at the last minute, depending on the mashed potatoes), making the dough into rolls and roasting a turkey. I think. Oh, and cooking up some brussels sprouts.… Continue reading →