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Thanksgiving Turkey Snob Dilemma

My mother has been buying our Thanksgiving turkey for the past couple of years from Whole Foods. For any roast/ feast we have, she'll get the meat from there. During the winter, we usually keep refreshments in the garage to save fridge space. It's like a walk-in freezer practically.

Last year, I spent Thanksgiving with my boyfriend's family and we had a hugeee turkey that was soaking in brine for two days outside in a cooler, (I think it had snowed? I was really cold). I have no idea what kind of turkey it was, I think it weighed at least 12lbs, maybe 15lb. The turkey was alright, but there were so many other foods, that I didn't even eat that much turkey.
If you live on the East Coast or anywhere else with a true winter, I'm willing to bet it will be cold enough by this Thanksgiving to keep an "icebox" outside.

Nov 12, 2011
icepixie1174 in Features

Grilled Swordfish with Cucumber-Melon Salsa

A good variation is cucumber-mango salsa, where you replace the melon for mango, the parsley for cilantro, and the lemon for lime. It's SOOO good. I can't wait to try it with salmon. So far I've only had the cucumber-mango salsa with a grilled avocado [cheaper for a college student lol]. You could also add so finely cut jalapeno peppers. I love summer :D!

Jun 22, 2010
icepixie1174 in Recipes