Monday, November 15, 2010

Holiday Prep: Organizing the organization

Over the last several months, I've put up a LOT of these "Holiday Prep" posts. This post is just to help organize it all. That's right. I'm organizing my list of posts about organization. I'm preparing my preparation. :) But this way, you can find recipes and tips easily.

RECIPES/DEMONSTRATIONS:
Pie Crust
Side Dishes 1: Green Bean Casserole, Orange-Glazed Yams, Jellied Cranberry Sauce, Excellent Mashed Potatoes *Sheila, the recipe you requested is "Orange-Glazed Yams." When you test the recipe, try halving the recipe. Cut all the measurements exactly in half, except the cooking time and temperature will stay the same. Call me if you need help. :)*
Side Dishes 2: Sausage-Apple Stuffing, Pineapple Cheese Salad, Mixed-Berry Jell-O
Side Dishes 3: Cranberry and Pomegranate Salad, Refrigerator Rolls, Roasted Root Vegetables
The Turkey part 1 (How-To)
The Turkey part 2 (myths dispelled)
Gravy
Beverages

ORGANIZATIONAL TOOLS (INCLUDING COUNTDOWNS):
Making Lists
Countdown: Two Months
Countdown: One Month
Shopping list 1
Shopping list 2
Countdown: One Week
Countdown: Five Days
Countdown: Three Days
Countdown: Two Days
Countdown: One Day
Countdown: Thanksgiving Day


GENERAL ADVICE:
Decorations
Homemade Holidays

Cooking for Special guests
Calling in the Troops
Realistic Expectations
Emergency plans

Even more posts are coming... like the rest of the countdowns! I will continue to keep them linked here for easy access.

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