This has always been my favourite food holiday. I love turkey and all the fixings and always have. I'd love to go to Mass and celebrate the Thanksgiving of the Eucharist, but my children are a bit ill. Nor horribly so, but enough where they should stay home and just veg out.
Back to the food. I'd planned to brine the turkey, but then couldn't find a turkey that hadn't already been injected with a brine solution. I instead marinated it. If it turns out as delicious as I hope, I'll tell you what I did. ;-) (Update: the turkey was delicious. I'd marinated it in a mixture of 1 cup of cranberry juice, juice of 1 medium orange, a few splashes of apple juice, 2-3 cloves of garlic, fresh rosemary, and fresh thyme).
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