Category: Thanksgiving

Archive, Thanksgiving

Francine’s Cinnamon Orange Yams

This is based  my Grandmother Francine’s recipe.  I always looked forward to it every year. 3-4 yams peeled and cut into rounds 1 stick of butter 1 cup of sugar 1 cup of orange marmalade 1 stick of cinnamon 1 t lemon juice salt 1 cup toasted pecans (optional) Preheat oven to 365, and put yams […]

Archive, Thanksgiving

Cornbread Dressing

1 recipe cornbread baked 2-4 cups of other bread that you might have around kitchen 4 beaten eggs 1 stick of butter (divided) 1 onion diced 4 celery stalks sliced 4 cups chicken or turkey  stock 1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning Preheat oven to 325°F Tear up […]

Archive, Thanksgiving, Veggie

Best Damn Mashed Potatoes

After college, I moved to Jackson ,Wyoming and my first Thanksgiving away from home I was asked to make mashed potatoes for the meal.   At this point in my life I was a proficient  cook and knew that the mashed potatoes would not be a problem.  I made a recipe below to rave reviews […]

Archive, BBQ, Chicken, Thanksgiving


Spatchcocking A few years back, I started cooking poultry by taking out the back bone.  This process is called spatchcocking. Although vulgar sounding this process is highly effective and functional.  It makes your bird cook drastically faster.  It lays flat while brining and cooking so you can keep your space in your refrigerator(more cold white […]