Butterball sponsoring live turkey chat, November 25

From Butterball.com: Ready to talk turkey? Don't miss your chance to talk virtually with the Talk-Line Experts! Join the Butterball Web chat November 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT. Can't make the chat? Safe turkey tips coming soon. … [Read more...]

Low-carb Twice-Baked Yams with Pumpkin

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Topped with fresh, whipped cream, pecans and nutmeg for a more dessert approach. While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The addition of cream cheese adds to the savory value, also adding … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: How to Smoke a Turkey

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Smoking a turkey brings out a bird's sultry side. Different than the standard styles of turkey preparations, smoking can be not only easy, but economical. Tips: Don't use a huge bird. Because there's a danger zone in keeping uncooked poultry at a … [Read more...]

Bouillion Gravy

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Good gravy, boatman! While this won't be the lowest-carb gravy in the world if adding Kitchen Bouquet for the color, this still produces a nice, quick gravy, even minus the turkey juices on Thanksgiving. … [Read more...]

Low-carb, Twice-Baked Yams

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While yams are fairly carby, here is a way to enjoy the dish without going whole yam-hog. The shocker? The addition of a special ingredient to cut the carbs. … [Read more...]

Brined Turkey

Sodium. The stuff that causes ankles to swell twice their size is the same substance that helps turkey tissues absorb more moisture as well. Brining is an outstanding and flavorful way of making the star of Thanksgiving all the more succulent and … [Read more...]

Mashed Cauliflower

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Get loaded! Who needs mashed potatoes when cauliflower can be had in nice, white bundles of floret happiness? Nothing says love like disguising America's favorite Thanksgiving side by just throwing the bag away. … [Read more...]

Lose weight during Thanksgiving? Sure. Don’t get sauced.

The other day I spoke about cooks tending to dabble in the gobbler while griddling. While sampling in the kitchen can be the beginnings of a difficult holiday season, beginning at noonturkey, and ending January 1 of the following year, there's … [Read more...]

Tips for not stuffing yourself at Thanksgiving

Loaded low carb yams are a great option instead of potatoes Thanksgiving, with its celebration of bounty and food is a favorite of Americans, with millions of tables being set across the country with lip-smacking amounts of food.Here are some … [Read more...]

How to Prepare Fresh Pumpkin

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The gourd finds its way into your shopping cart, follows you home, dons a face and then is ready for what? The garbage? Poltergeist pish, I say! Why not make the most of your precious pumpkin? I tend not to carve my gorgeous gourds, instead … [Read more...]

Roasted Turkey

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Pictured: Served with this terrific Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake, Roasted Turkey is the birdie belle of the ball. … [Read more...]

Gravy from Broth

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Easy and flavorful. There can never be too many shoes--or gravy recipes for that matter. This recipe is the one of the easiest ways to make gravy, and is healthy, too! The use of organic chicken broth adds flavor without possible MSG … [Read more...]

Lose weight during Thanksgiving? Sure. Don’t get sauced.

Yesterday I spoke about cooks tending to dabble in the gobbler while griddling. While sampling in the kitchen can be the beginnings of a difficult holiday season, beginning at noonturkey, and ending January 1 of the following year, there's … [Read more...]

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

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Pictured: A fun way to use leftover cranberry sauce: Cranberry Frappuccino. Countless Thanksgiving tables have witnessed the schlop of the nuclear tower, bright red cranberry gelled canned product annually. This amalgam of crimson deliciousness … [Read more...]

Savory Turkey Stuffing

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It's the most wonderful time of the year--for a low-carber. Thanksgiving, with its promises of tender turkeys, gracious gravies and varied vegetables, is a wild wonderland of flavor and fun for anyone watching their girthing while celebrating our … [Read more...]