Lundi Gras for Thanksgiving.

How to cook your turkey.

. first of all, remove the inner of your turkey.

The night before make juice for the turkey to soak in for 8 hours (just enough time to sleep):

. boil one white wine bottle, add 1/2 a glass of salt, rosemary, bay leaves, 1/4 or a cup of cranberries, and 3 onions.

. let it rest in the fridge, in a zip bag, for 8 hours for the taste to be soaked in.

In the morning, remove the bird from the fridge:

. clean the turkey and salt and pepper according to your likings.

. in the cavity you will put in the oven, add slices lemons, thyme and a bit of white wine.

. put in the oven for 20 minutes at 250 degrees Celsius. After that, down the temperature to 180 degrees Celsius and let it heat for about 4 hours. Make sure to check from time to time and, with a spoon, bathe the turkey with the wine that is in the cavity.

 Sweet potato fries.


. to make the sweet potatoes tender, let them boil in warm water for about 20 minutes. Following that, peel off the skin and slice into thin pieces.

. On an oven tray, add a baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 230 degrees Celsius.

. Drip the sweet potato slices in olive oil and sprinkle with a bit of salt.

. Add the tray in the oven and let the potatoes bake for approximately 20 minutes. Turn them each 5 minutes until they are a bit golden.

Golden apples for the dessert.




3 peeled apples

1/2 cup of sugar

1/2 cup muesli

a soup spoon of flour


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. Peel the apples and cut them in small pieces.

. Add the apple pieces to a pan filled with 2 cups of water. Let them soak in for 10  minutes. Make sure the pan never runs empty of water of else the apples will burn.

. Add the sugar to the pan and let it soak in for 15 minutes while stirring each 5 minutes. Add the flour.

. Finally, add in the muesli and mix everything. If you want, you can add cranberries to make it more festive.




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