A quick post as the beginning of a (hopeful) return to recipes. To be honest, I was not ovenless this Thanksgiving; I was in Connecticut at my parents’ house, using their beautifully equipped kitchen. However, we gave some ovenless turkey a shot to see how it would work out. How? Sous-vide. Continue reading
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Thanksgiving is just around the weekend, and many poor souls out there have been turned from sweet potatoes (or improperly converted) by the old marshmallow-covered standby of Novembers past. While it may have its charms, there is a place to balance between the cloyingly sweet traditional preparation of sweet potatoes, and the just-the-right-touch of sweet and salty coming together in good mashed sweet potatoes. As versatile as any regular potato, sweet potatoes can be mandolined and laid out in a delicious gratin, sliced into medallions and sauteed or fried, roasted into sweet potato fries or tossed cold into a salad, and mixed with a wide variety of sweet and savory additions ranging from maple syrup to bacon. They go extremely well with steak, sausage, chicken, pork, and, of course, turkey.