It’s crunch time, folks! Only three days till Thanksgiving! Hopefully, those of you with frozen turkeys have already put yours in the fridge to defrost. Remember to allow one day of defrosting for every four pounds of turkey! My bird is on a sheet pan at the bottom shelf of my fridge, ready to brine on Tuesday. Yes, I go the brine route. Why? It results in juicier meat. After using Alton Brown’s “Good Eats” Roast Turkey recipe, I’ll never go back.
This will be a pretty simple week, menu plan-wise, since most of the focus will be on Thanksgiving. Tuesday will be spent doing some prep work, chopping veggies, making pie crust, that type of thing. On Wednesday, I’ll be prepping and cooking my side dishes, allowing Thursday morning free to concentrate on the turkey and gravy.
Here’s this week’s menu:
Tuesday: New York Strip Steaks, Scalloped Potatoes, Buttered Peas
Thursday: Happy Thanksgiving!
What’s on your menu this week?