In America, turkey is a must for Thanksgiving! It is a tradition to get together with family and friends and give thanks for what we have, while we eat a big meal. The turkey is often the center piece of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. It is also sometimes made for Christmas too, depending on preferences.
Preparing and roasting a turkey can be intimidating, especially when you are entertaining guests at the same time. This recipe however is simple and delicious. It is perfect starting point for those who have never done a turkey as well as a great turkey for those experienced cooks who want to make the most of their holiday cooking time. The basic preparation and instructions come from the book - barefoot contessa: how easy is that? by Ina Garten. It is a simple recipe that delivers spectacular results. This turkey is truly delicious. I'm sure that cooks old and new will enjoy it, so give it a try!
The fourth Thursday of November is Thanksgiving. I love this American holiday, because it is a time to pause in our busy lives and be thankful for what we have. With any celebration, what makes it special is the friends and family that are there - sharing it with you. The food, of course, is also an important tradition and aspect of the holiday. It wouldn't be a proper Thanksgiving without a pumpkin pie. I decided to share my favorite pumpkin pie recipe with you.
This pie (to me) has the right amount of spice. The four eggs make a nice custard filling too. The brown sugar gives it a richness, and I always enjoy adding some whipped cream as a finishing touch. I hope you give this delicious pumpkin custard pie a chance, and if you do, please let me know what you think of it!
The filling is made for a deep dish 9-inch pie. If you do not have a 9-inch deep dish pie plate, don't worry! I pour the extra filling in greased one-cup r...