Saturday, September 1, 2012

Garlic Stuffed Turkey Thighs

It was nice to chop my garlic today while listening to music. It feels like a needed pause. And the garlic? I've had little opportunity to cook, so it is incredible informative to actually peel it. I'm cooking only with culls -these are bulbs that I have found to have one dried clove or the occasional rotted clove that I take out of the marketable supply. There's been several this season thanks to a very wet May and incredibly dry air this summer.

This afternoon these two turkey thighs, stuffed to the hilt with garlic, rosemary and others will be grilled at my friend Mark's place. It will be alongside several other meats brought by others.

Looking forward.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Grilled Turkey

Once you've had it, there's no other way. 

I buy the boneless turkey thighs from Di Paola at Greenmarket -they're at many of the locations. A piece this big runs about 15 bucks and feeds four. Depending on the type of grilling arrangement, I'll either put lots of herbs inside and tie the two pieces up with butcher's twine to slow cook or simply rub the herbs all over the pieces and grill straight. Olive oil and garlic, salt and pepper. Always moist and tender. You'll love turkey when you don't have to eat it.