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Pilgrim’s Bounty Week: Roast Bird!

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So with sides that are so good they’re meals on their own, what do we do to make sure that they don’t completely steal the spotlight?

We make the bird damn amazing, that’s what! Butter, herbs and the not-so-secret ingredient BACON are going to make you a star. Is this bird good enough to end the War?

Yes. Yes it will. Prove me wrong.

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Pilgrim’s Bounty Week: Lakeshire Green Bean Casserole

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Sweet Green Thrall at the Maelstrom. This… This. 

Full disclosure – this recipe was time consuming but it was absolutely worth it. I mean it, this is one that you really can’t miss. It was worth every bit of effort. It was time consuming, but it was not hard.  Let me remind you as to what I’m all about. I am a relative cooking noob. I am learning as I go, and a big part of that is not being afraid of the kitchen. This recipe calls for three things I’d never done before: parboiling (which is essentially boiling something until just where you want it, then shocking it so that it stops cooking instantly), deep frying, and flambé-ing.

None of this was hard or scary, and I’m going to show you how to do it without it being hard or scary either. This recipe is from scratch. And when I say ‘from scratch’ I mean FROM. SCRATCH.

I did it. So can you.

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