I am NOT hosting Thanksgiving this year SO I won't be making the requited bird in a couple Thursdays....BUT last week I had Sunday off and wanted a nice Sunday dinner for my family, So I made a TURKEY!! I was a lil untraditional in the seasonings as I used cilantro (inside the bird as well as onion and garlic) in between the skin and the meat (that is the green you see on the turkey) and made a rub with olive oil and adobo....
I made mashed potatoes and gravy also - the gravy had the BEST flavor!!
(I didn't have corn because I didn't need the extra carb-age)
This was DELISH and a fresh alternative to the typical thanksgiving turkey BUT with that being said I am totally looking forward to the typical Thanksgiving turkey on Thanksgiving day! With some delish "Grandpa Michael's stuffing" - he's not my grandpa BUT rather a recipe my parents found in the newspaper years ago and this stuffing is a thanksgiving staple!!