When I get really excited about something, I can’t stop talking about it. Just ask my family. That’s been the case with Gourmet Holiday, the latest Special Edition of Gourmet, now on newsstands around the country. During the past three months of work on it, I‘ve been raving to my husband and daughters about all the great recipes, entertaining ideas, cooking tips, and strategies our team managed to cram into 128 luscious pages.
Now I’m free to redirect my enthusiasm for the book towards you. (It’s none too soon for my husband and daughters.) Let’s just say you can count on Gourmet Holiday to have your back this season. And just in time.
New ways to cook the turkey? Check! Forgive me for boasting, but I’m jazzed about an approach I devised that brings out the best in the breast meat, thighs, and drumsticks. Separately. And don’t pass up the bonus recipe that turns turkey skin into cracklings that give bacon a run for its money. Prefer to stick to tradition with your big bird? Check! We’ve got a southern belle that will charm you.
Plenty of side dishes to absorb the gravy, you ask? Check! And what about vegetarian options for the meatless among us? Got that, too. Our Mushroom Farro Pie is worth eating all year long. Continue reading