Monthly Archives: November, 2014

KC’s Great Gravy Tips

The Turkey is roasted, the potatoes are whipped, the stuffing is steaming in a dish beside you.  Now it’s time to turn to the gravy, usually the most neglected and least-interesting component on the table.  In the KC family, gravy coats the potatoes, stuffing, turkey, and is mopped up with a fresh baked roll.  That […]

Pie Dough

*Makes enough for 2 pies 6 Cups All Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon salt 3/4 Cup Butter, unsalted 1/2 Cup shortening 1-1.5 Cups ice water Method: Whisk the flour and salt together.  Work in the butter and shortening with your hands.  Pour in the ice water and mix the dough until it comes together.  Make sure […]

KC’s Perfect Pie Crust Tutorial

Thanksgiving is coming, and for most of us that means three things: Turkey, pies and spending some time in the kitchen!  KC is hoping to help you spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family and friends with this helpful pie dough tutorial.  Following these easy steps, you will make pies that […]

Herb Cornbread Dressing

1 8×8 pan prepared cornbread 1/2 c onions, diced 1/2 c celery, diced 2T parsley, minced 2 T sage, minced 1 T poultry seasoning 1/2 t fennel, ground 2 C chicken stock salt and pepper to taste 2 eggs Method: Break apart the cornbread and let it sit out overnight or up to 2 days. […]

Apple and Sausage Stuffing with Chestnuts

1.5 Loaves Artisan Bread ( We used Ciabatta) 1.5 Quarts Chicken Stock 1 onion, diced 1 1 /4 cups celery, diced 1 lb Sausage 1/2 cup chestnuts, diced 1/4 C sage, minced 1/4 c parsley, minced 2T Thyme, minced salt and pepper to taste 2 eggs 1 medium apple, small diced Method: Cut bread into […]

Stuffing vs. Dressing

Everyone has a preference for their holiday sides, and to KC, that’s what a holiday dinner is all about: creating that warm, comfortable, satisfying food that makes the meal special.  Stuffing or dressing are a staple on most Thanksgiving tables, so we decided to explore the popular dish a little further. What is the difference […]

Whipped Potatoes

Making smooth, flavorful potatoes isn’t rocket science.  KC will show you step by step how to achieve the right texture below!   Step 1:  Peel and quarter your potatoes, but, save the peels!  Put them in a pot with some whole milk and let them steep while your potatoes are boiling. This will intensify the […]