Prairie Fare: Try some Thanksgiving Day trivia
Who can resist golden roasted turkey with stuffing, creamy mashed potatoes and rich gravy, sweet potatoes ... (USDA), how many days does it take to thaw a 15-pound turkey in your refrigerator? a. 1 day b. 2 days c. 3 days d. 4 days 7.
Tips for making perfect mashed potatoes
They are higher in starch, so they have a drier texture when cooked. They make fluffy mashed ... 2-½ pounds medium russet potatoes (about 5) Peel potatoes and cut into large chunks. Place in a large saucepan and cover with cold water and about 1 ...
Turkey and sides for a crowd: How much to buy, best way to prepare
How many people does a 12 ... makes about 2 1/4 cups of sauce; a 16-ounce can has six servings. • Gravy: Plan for one-third cup of gravy per person. • Green beans: 1 1/2 pounds of beans makes six to eight servings. • Mashed potatoes: A 5-pound ...
You’re Doing It Wrong: Sweet Potatoes
See also our previous entries on mashed ... these sweet potatoes will happily step into the role of dessert, no questions asked. 1. Put the sweet potatoes in a large pot with a few pinches of salt and add enough water to cover by about 2 inches.
The secrets to preparing perfect mashed potatoes
They are higher in starch, so they have a drier texture when cooked. They make fluffy mashed ... for long potatoes, like russets and sweet potatoes. Shorter straight-blade peelers are great for round potatoes, and the rounded tip of the blade does the ...