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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Music For Turkeys to Cook By



Music For Turkeys to Cook By... how I love that phrase!   This turkey will be baking dozens of rolls, making a pan of apple crisp, and roasting several pounds of brussel sprouts today.

And the music?  I'll start with something classical:  Bach Preludes or some of Yo-Yo Ma's cello pieces will make the dicing and slicing go faster.

I'll be peeling apples to Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant, remembering happy times in my childhood kitchen.

Bread rises best when accompanied by quiet jazz, so my favorite pianist, Cyrus Chestnut, will encourage the yeast with his album "Blessed Quietness".

We will be celebrating the holiday in a home that was built not long after the first Thanksgiving on the shores of the Connecticut River...




What are your plans?

2 comments:

Ruth Anne Olson said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your whole family.

HollyM said...

That sounds perfectly lovely! Happy Thanksgiving to you.
Would you share your bread recipe sometime? It looks delicious.

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