Sunday Supper...The Best Turkey Ever...And On to Christmas!

It's been a while...in fact November 16th was our last post.  Makes us sad...because we miss sharing with you...But are counting our blessings because our business is just so good!

So here is a very late...Happy Thanksgiving!

We hope that your's was as special as ours...spent with family and friends!!!

We ate until we just couldn't eat anymore...

The boys really loved their pie...

We know...you've already cooked your turkey...but this is as much for us to save for next year as you...and believe me...you want to save this recipe.  (Would also be good for clean eating ...if you are ready to start that).

We just eat white meat...so it's bone in turkey breasts that we cook.  

Did a dry brine for two days before I baked the turkey...Kosher salt, black pepper, chopped fresh rosemary and thyme...Rub all over turkey as well as under the skin...

Just before you put the turkey in the oven...slather softened butter with orange zest all over...and a bit under the skin too...

Rough chop carrots, celery and onion and place under the bird...or birds with an inch or two of broth...

Bake for 2.5 hours plus...depending on the size of your bird...

I have to tell you that this was the most flavorful, moist turkey that I have ever cooked.  I tweak the recipe every year based on different recipes that I find...but this is the keeper...Will never bake my turkey any other way...

And was so good...probably won't wait till next Thanksgiving to do this again!

 Pin this recipe so you will have it for next year.  

It's on to Christmas now...I have to decorate early...so it's an easy transition...

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Lot's of projects we've just finished up that we hope to share in the coming weeks...

But for tonight...we just want to express our thankfulness for each and every one of you who follow us...email...call and shop with us.  

We are forever grateful!

It's your turn.  Let's talk!

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

The table's all set and I can hardly wait till tomorrow evening...The whole family will be here and we have two baby boys to love on this year...

I've set an extra table for two adults and two high chairs...

There's plenty of room in the kitchen but I like for everyone to be together...

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of you.  We are so thankful for each and everyone of you.  

The Sisters...

Sunday Supper...Lemon Chicken

Not a lot of time this weekend for the kitchen...here's a super easy lemon chicken recipe that we love.  You can prepare it on the stove or in the crock pot...

The recipe is from The Queen Bee's Hive...lot's of fun stuff on her blog.

Lemon Chicken

Melt 1 cube butter in fry pan.

Layer on 4 Chicken Breasts, or Chicken Tenders.

Sprinkle with 1 pkg. Italian Seasonings Salad Dressing Mix

Add juice of 2 lemons.

Cook until tender. Put the lid on at first, then take off at the end in order to brown and absorb seasonings.

Can be done in crock pot. (For chicken breast:  Cook on Hi: 4-5 hours, on Low:  6-8 hours.  When finished cooking, take out, shred chicken with 2 forks, and ladle on the juices.

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Thanksgiving is at my house...so I'm starting to play with table setting ideas...

Definitely going with simple and and natural...

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I would add pumpkins and moss into this arrangement.   Love the apple candles, but would just loosen this up a bit.

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Love the mixed elements here and the addition of the pheasant feathers.  I have a box full of those...

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The colors in this arrangement are beautiful and would be perfect in my dining room... 

It's great to get a heads up going in my mind, to take the last minute pressure off.

But it's dine in the kitchen tonight...

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It's your turn.  Let's talk.

Images via: Queen Bee's Hive ,Pinterest, Martha Stewart Living, House Beautiful,