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Makes It’s Own Gravy Turkey Breast and Easy Gravy

Countdown to Thanksgiving

I thought it would only be fitting that I start off the Countdown to Thanksgiving with a turkey recipe.

On Sundays, we have a family dinner with my mother-in-law.  Last week, I found turkey breast on sale for 99 cents a pound so I picked up a 7 pound turkey breast.  I then cooked it up for our family dinner.  My family loved the turkey.  In fact, a week later, my mother-in-law was still raving about the juiciness and tenderness of the turkey.

Do you want to know a little secret?  I’m 40 years and had never roasted or baked a turkey before.  My grandma would bake the turkey when I lived at home.  Then when I got married, my father-in-law would bake the turkey.  He’s been gone almost two years so my mother-in-law has taken over the turkey baking.  I decided to try to “roast” one now.

As I share the Countdown to Thanksgiving, I’m going to share memories from Thanksgivings past.

20 years ago, I was participating in the Disney College Program.  I lucked out that I was not scheduled to work during Thanksgiving weekend so I opted to make a Thanksgiving dinner.  I made it on the Friday after Thanksgiving.  Instead of turkey, I roasted/baked a chicken instead.

More on that Thanksgiving in later posts.

Somehow my pictures of the turkey breast were erased.  Argh! Continue reading Makes It’s Own Gravy Turkey Breast and Easy Gravy