Thursday, November 5, 2015

Gobble, Gobble

"Gobble, Gobble"
 Let’s Talk Turkey
How to Cook a Turkey
 Low & Slow

Let’s Talk Turkey: The Stories Behind America’s Favorite Expressions by Rosemarie Ostler; R 427.973 O85l
What do the phrases, “talk turkey,” and “go cold turkey,” mean, and how long have these phrases been in our vernacular? Common sayings like these and others, like, “wheel and deal,” and “jump the shark,” and their meanings can be found in this book. 

How to Cook a Turkey: and All the Other Trimmings by the editors of Fine Cooking magazine; 641.6659 H847
The Butterball hotline may have some stiff competition with this how-to guide that has tips for purchasing and cooking a turkey and for fixing all of the sides and desserts. This book is available in the library.

Roasting: A Simple Art by Barbara Kafka; 641.71 K11r
While turkey certainly serves as the centerpiece at most Thanksgiving dinners, other meats and vegetables fill out the table, and Ms. Kafka tells readers how to roast everything from artichokes to zucchini. 

Low & Slow: The Art and Technique of Braising, BBQ, and Slow Roasting by Robert Briggs; 641.76 B854l
The Culinary Institute of America shares the secret for cooking meat low and slow. Recipes for side dishes, sauces, and rubs are included.

Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales by Lucy Cousins; JF C
Artist Lucy Cousins creates dynamic, brightly-colored illustrations for these eight classic fairy tales: Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Enormous Turnip, Henny Penny, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Little Red Hen, The Three Little Pigs, The Musicians of Bremen.

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