Do you have your turkey yet? When you get it, give yourself a couple days to brine your bird in this flavorful brining recipe. Brining allows salt, sugar and the flavors of the brine to soak into your turkey, giving it needed moisture and seasoning.
The fine people of Chianti are very clever with the humble pig - so much so that they created a doppelganger for tuna using pork in a dish called Tonno di Maiale - or 'Tuna of Pork'. Check out this simple dish here and prepare to wow your friends.
Homemade bacon is much tastier than store-bought and is so easy to make! Here is a brief introduction to cured meats, a link for buying curing supplies, and recipes for two homemade bacon varieties: sweet tea + bourbon and peach + molasses.