The Romans had their traditions and later on, French charcutiers made galantines and terrines to entertain kings and other nobles. About 25 years ago, Chef Paul Prudhomme got credit for shining the public light on the modern take—turducken.
We’ve been on a pumpkin roll lately, so here are a few recipes perfect for holiday entertaining, including a spicy soup idea just in time for Thanksgiving.
Building on my happiness with the smoked pumpkin experiment, I got a little more ambitious: smoked pumpkin pie. Trot this one out for Thanksgiving and see what happens.
Happy Halloween! This is a project I’ve wanted to try for years: turning a monster pumpkin into a smoker. The reasons why are (a) it’s the excuse I needed to play with one of these ginormous Gourdzillas, and (b) I like the idea of food that smokes itself.
From flesh to seeds, pumpkins pack a wealth of nutrition, including vitamins A, C, E, iron, carotene, anti-oxidants and more. They have zero cholesterol, they’re inexpensive, tasty, and they look cool. What more could you ask of a vegetable? Try out this unique pizza featuring pumpkin and chorizo.
Yep, it’s that festive time once again. Pull out your rubber chickens, your leftover plastic Easter eggs, and let fly—er, walk—with those inane “crossing the road” jokes…it’s National Chicken Month!
Is a holiday real just because you can find it on Wikipedia? When bacon’s concerned, who really cares whether or not International Bacon Day truly was conceived by a bunch of (presumably) drunk undergrads in 2004 at CU Boulder in Colorado? Most people will agree that it’s a fantastic excuse for an orgy of bacon consumption.