Your vegetables are all prepared and the crackers are ready. The Christmas pudding is on the side and the booze has been uncorked. But the big question is how long do you have to cook the turkey for? And when does the prep work need to start?! You don't want to disappoint your guests with undercooked or delayed food after all. But don't panic - we have a tool to help. All you need to do is enter the weight of your bird and the time you want to to eat below and this tool will do the rest! Merry Christmas! Read More Christmas dinner recipes … [Read more...] about How long to cook my turkey for? Our tool will show you!
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It's often the most important meal of the year - and you want to get it just right... Nobody wants to serve up dry, flavourless and crumbling slabs of turkey on Christmas Day. Fortunately, you can take the pressure off by following these five simple tips. Five top tips for a terrific and easy turkey 1: Always by a while free-range birds rather than crown - as they tend to be more muscular with leaner meet 2: Take the turkey out of the fridge and leave it stand for at least two hours, to get the chill out of it 3: Allow the turkey to reach room temperature in a tin, along with one int of water and season well 4: Halfway through cooking time (around an hour for a 5kg bird) remove the turkey form the oven and puncture it right through the thighs 5: Remove the bird from the oven when the core temperature reaches just under 65c and leave to stand for a MINIMUM of 30 minutes before you start carving Simple tips for a stress-free Christmas dinner with Exeter Cookery School 1: For a moist and … [Read more...] about The easy way to cook the perfect turkey this Christmas
Lindsay D. Mattison Reviewed Published 4:21 PM EDT Nov 2, 2018 — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives. The first time I hosted Thanksgiving dinner, I was a wreck. You would think that years of working in restaurant kitchens would have prepared me for the big day, but it really hadn’t. I didn’t have anything I needed and I resorted to barking out orders to my family members as if they were line cooks in my restaurant. Not exactly the way I wanted to spend my day off! After the chaos had dissipated, I reflected on the day to see what went wrong. It all came down to my cooking tools, and I didn't have what I needed to get the job done. In addition to the intangible things (like making a to-do list, doing prep work in advance, and clearing out room in the … [Read more...] about Everything you need to cook the best Thanksgiving dinner
THE American pastor at the centre of a fierce diplomatic row was today freed after pronouncing: "I love Jesus, I love Turkey." Andrew Brunson was imprisoned for two years on terror charges but is finally a free man. Here's what we know about the 50-year-old and his lengthy period of detention. Who is Andrew Brunson? The 50-year-old is an evangelical Presbyterian pastor from North Carolina. Prior to his arrest he was based in the Western province of Izmir on Turkey's Aegean coast, where he worked as a pastor at the Izmir Resurrection Church with a tiny congregation of around two dozen. He is said to have lived in Turkey for more than 23 years with his wife Norine and their three children. How long was the American detained in Turkey? Brunson was arrested in October 2016, several months after a failed coup attempt in Turkey. The Turkish government accused him of plotting to overthrow the Turkish government and he was charged with espionage. They also charging him with having links to … [Read more...] about Who is pastor Andrew Brunson, how long was the American detained in Turkey and what has Mike Pence said about it?
THE thought of rustling up an Indian meal may sound daunting but making your favourite takeaway yourself is easier than you think. There are lots of advantages of a home-cooked curry. It can often be a lot healthier and cheaper, you can make it as hot or mild as you like and you can experiment and add in whatever meat, fish or vegetables you prefer. Plus you can impress your family and friends.Chicken makhani £1.97 per person Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 25 mins YOU NEED: 1 onion 2 garlic cloves 1 red chilli 1 green chilli 750g chicken breast 2 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp ginger, ground 3 tsp turmeric, ground 3 tsp cumin, ground 3 tsp coriander, ground 50g butter 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 chicken stock cube 175ml double cream 2 tbsp fresh coriander 1 lemon METHOD: Chop the onion, crush the garlic and slice the chilli. Dice the chicken breasts into chunks (around 25mm long). Blend the spices – the ginger, chilli, turmeric, cumin and coriander … [Read more...] about How to cook your own tasty Indian takeaway and impress your friends with Mrs Crunch’s money-saving tips