Thanksgiving again – cook? clean? help!

You are too tired to put together a huge dinner.

And anyways, what to make?  When to shop?  And the mess!!

And all those people sitting there waiting for that Turkey (which better be perfectly roasted, like some sort of 1950 photo!)!!!

Plus someone is sure to bring that green bean casserole baked in the Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup again.  (Is that really tradition, or some sort of cruel revenge for evil misdeeds in a prior life?).

It’s enough to make any sane person scream.

Fortunately, anyone who has a restaurant is by definition certifiably crazy.  So, problem solved!


I thought a long time about doing a Thanksgiving menu for this year.

But, the more I thought about all the food I could make, things I have been thinking about off an on for a longtime, the crazy idea grew to be open for Thanksgiving and offer some of those ideas to people who might otherwise be forced (more or less against their will!) to do the same at their homes.


And turkeys are hard to cook well.

Breasts and legs are different.  They have different fat levels, different amounts of bone, different muscle structures.

They need to be prepared separately.

The breasts are best brined and roasted with lots of moisture.  Then crisped at the very end.

The legs need a super long low temp roasting time to tenderize all that sinewy dark meat.  Ideally in a nice bath of duck fat.

So the entire turkey is best when the breast and legs are prepared separately.  Each part given its ideal cooking temp, time and moisture to ensure perfection.  Then brought back together at the table.

Who would be crazy enough to do something like that?  (See above).

And that is just the turkey.  Thanksgiving is nothing without the sides.  And some dessert.

Even if you pull all that off perfectly, pretty much every dish, pot and pan in the house is in a soiled heap in the kitchen waiting for a few hours of scrubbing.


Well.  Either that, or you could just stop by here!

Get all the classics you crave (one day a year) presented with some very tasty upgrades!

Served to you!

And then you can just get up and leave the dishes!

Now that’s a Holiday!


I’ll be here, cooking up some sensational flavors, to help make your Thanksgiving a real holiday!

Call and make a reservation today!



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