OK, the countdown is on! TG minus 2 days. I thought I’d update you on my plan. Saturday, I’ll admit, I made the cranberry sauce and tossed it in the freezer. Please somebody remind me to take that out of the freezer tomorrow. But, today (Tuesday) I really began to prepare in earnest. I am having a tiny Thanksgiving dinner (in number of participants only). But, I still like to prepare my essential favorites.
Yesterday, the UPS man, dropped off the turkey. I kid you not, my Greenberg Smoked Turkey is in my fridge right now waiting for the main event. I will merely bring it to room temperature for the feast. If you have never had a smoked turkey for Thanksgiving, consider it one of these years. Taking the turkey out of the kitchen equation is rather huge, in terms of freeing you up to play with the fun things, like sides and pies. And, at this point I think my husband would actually be disappointed if I roasted a turkey, because (I’m not sure) I think the feast is something he genially tolerates in order to have cold smoked turkey sandwiches (white bread, mayonnaise and seasoning salt only) for the rest of the week. I believe a lot of BBQ spots and other rather fine establishments are starting to offer smoked turkeys for special order on Thanksgiving. But the Fed Ex drop-off is pretty hard to beat.