Thank You Notes

If there is one thing my grandmama taught me, that would be a handwritten and thoughtful thank you note warms the soul. A well-respected southern lady, her notes of thanks endure the test of time and become keepsake family heirlooms forever evoking memories of monumental life occasions captured in her signature handwriting. As we enter…Continue Reading “Thankful for Thank You Notes from Basic Invite”

Bourbon Sweet Tea Turkey with Molasses Glaze INGREDIENTS: Serves 8-12 For the brine: 1 gallon sweet tea 1 gallon water 2 cups bourbon 1 cup salt 2 onions, quartered 4 garlic cloves, halved 2 tablespoons mustard seed 4 bay leaves 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns 1 bunch rosemary 1 bunch thyme For the turkey: 12-18 pound…Continue Reading “Bourbon Sweet Tea Turkey with Molasses Glaze”

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges INGREDIENTS: Serves 8 4 cups Brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and halved 2 oranges, sliced and seeds removed 1 fennel bulb, sliced into -inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup walnuts, chopped Honey, for drizzling…Continue Reading “Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Fennel & Oranges”

Rutabaga Puree with Sage Brown Butter INGREDIENTS: Serves 6-8 3 rutabagas, peeled and chopped 2 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons salt 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons pepper 1 tablespoon chopped thyme 1 tablespoon finely-chopped sage 2 tablespoons butter For the butter: 1/2 cup butter 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 7-8 sage leaves Place rutabagas in…Continue Reading “Rutabaga Puree with Sage Brown Butter”