Sunday, November 21, 2010

Turkey Glaze for Thanksgiving

The best recipe for Thanksgiving turkey is a Cranberry-pure maple syrup glaze. There a numerous recipes on how to roast turkey but the difference that completes the bird is the glaze. The Cranberry-maple glaze adds just enough tart and sweet to be mouth watering. Prepare the glaze the day before or at least 2 hours before basting with this delicious turkey glaze.


Cranberry-Maple Glaze

1 package(12oz) fresh Cranberries, chopped in a food processor
1 cup pure maple syrup
1 cup apple juice
1/4 cup brown sugar

Place ingredients in a sauce pan,simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes to reduce and thicken. After the turkey is done roasting baste on the Cranberry-maple turkey glaze and return to oven for 10-15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow turkey to rest 15 minutes before carving.


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Monday, November 8, 2010

ALMOND POPPY SEED MUFFINS


3 eggs
2 ½ c. white sugar (-2T)
1 c. vegetable oil
3 ½ c. flour
1 ½ c. milk
1 ½ t. vanilla extract
2 t. almond extract
1 ½ t. salt
1 ¼ t. baking powder
2 T. poppy seeds


Beat together the eggs, white sugar and oil. Add milk, almond extract, vanilla extract. Sift in flour, salt and baking powder. Fold in poppy seeds.

Spray muffin tins with non-stick cooking spray. Fill muffin cups 2/3 full. Bake the muffins at 375^ for 20
minutes. Makes 24.




Glaze


¾ c. white sugar
¼ c. orange juice
½ t. vanilla extract


½ t. almond extract
2 t. butter


In a saucepan over low heat, combine sugar, butter, o.j., vanilla & almond extract; warm in pan until sugar is dissolved. Dunk the tops of the muffins into the glaze.
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