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The Internet Kitchen: Preparing

by Nick

We are less than a week out from possibly the largest eating and cooking day of the year in America. Are you excited? Are you nervous?

Are you scared?

Betsy and I aren’t traveling anywhere this year and instead having Thanksgiving with some friends in town. Also, my Dad and Stepmom are coming in to celebrate so it should be a good time. We are kind of doing a potluck style Thanksgiving so people are bringing dishes. I’m in charge of the bird though. I’m going to brine it in my favorite apple cider brine and then deep-fry it!

Hopefully, I will not become a turkey fry statistic on the local news.

I’m posting a few Thanksgiving-related recipes next week, but if you are looking for good recipes to plan, check out the Thanksgiving section on this very website for about 20 tried and true recipes.

The Poll

No poll this week because next Thursday is turkey day.

The Links

How to Host your First Thanksgiving – I wrote this fairly long article detailing how I go about planning and cooking a Thanksgiving feast. Yes. I actually have already planned, cooked, and eaten one Thanksgiving this year. Life is good. (@ Tablespoon)

The Hater’s Guide to William Sonoma Catalog – It is only somewhat food related but I couldn’t not link to this. It’s hilarious. I can’t believe the stuff that is in these holiday catalogs. (@ Deadspin)

In Deep Autumn – A crazy beautiful little publication highlighting some fun food pairings during this time of the year. Check it out. (@ Food in Jars with Madame Fromage and Fussing with Forks)

Pumpkin Old Fashioned – I’m always up for a reason to drink bourbon. I don’t see why I can’t have one of these for breakfast on Thanksgiving. (@ Erin Cooks)

The Thanksgiving Burrito – Have lots of leftovers on Friday? This is one way to use them! (@ Food in my beard)

Connect with me!

Throughout the week I love chatting with people and sharing fun and interesting stuff around the web. I’m fairly active on a few different places:

– Follow @macheesmo on Twitter.
– Like Macheesmo on Facebook.
– Add Me to a Google+ circle.
On Instagram.

And, of course, you can always subscribe to daily Macheesmo recipes via the feed or via email!

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If anyone has a great recipe that they have tried or are going to try this year, leave a comment!

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3 comments on “The Internet Kitchen: Preparing

  1. Thanks so much for the link Nick! As you’re staying home for the holidays feel free to break out the bourbon at any time. Happy Thanksgiving!

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