Herb-Brined Roast Turkey

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I love this time of year because being with family and enjoying all my favorite holiday foods is, well…comforting. Growing up we didn’t eat much turkey. My mom opted for our island tradition of cooking indo-carribean food on Thanksgiving and her Jamaican curried goat is what we enjoyed most. She still does that today, along … Continued

Sunsational Roasted Curry Chicken

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This bright yellow coconut curry sauce reminds me of the sun, so I call it “sunsational!” Seriously though…what’s better than a whole roasted chicken? Well, chicken that’s roasted in a coconut curry sauce with turmeric and ginger spices, for sure. Not to mention coconut milk, dried coconut, fish sauce, and fresh vegetables. Sounds “sunsational” and … Continued

Spiced Plum Crumble

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I have to admit, this one made my hubby smile with delight. He loves baked fruit and we had quite a bit of Italian plums from our trees on Orcas Island. The plum season is very short and we rarely overlap when the fruit becomes ripe. This year, we were lucky and I harvested 8-10 … Continued