Tame the beast! Turducken, turkey stuffed with duck stuffed with chicken, let's face it, not something you want to make yourself. My alternative: Turducken sausages slow-smoked over mesquite. Get your grinders going folks! Neat video to go with.
Basil is abundant in the garden now! Infuse it into an elegant simple syrup and play with it in several different ways -- drizzled over fresh berries, to sweeten homemade lemonade or tea, in a smoothie, to spark a cocktail or even over poundcake.