Essential Turkey Cooking Tools/Items

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 11, 2013

This year, get ahead of the curve, by making sure you’re stocked and prepared for all the cooking on Thanksgiving Day. Here’s a list of the items you’ll most likely need to help you cook up the best turkey ever:


Pendleton Coffee

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 8, 2013

Pendleton Coffee: Pendleton Whisky is a favorite of mine. It’s sweet, smooth and I love it’s flavor. Here’s a wonderful fire-side drink that will warm you up while enchanting your taste buds!

Ingredients: 1.5 oz. Pendleton Whisky, 1/2oz, REAL Maple syrup, 5oz. fresh, hot gourmet coffee (Sumatra or a lighter blend is better than dark roasted varieties), whipped cream.

Preparation: Brew the …

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Turkey Brining Basics:

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 3, 2013

I used to think that brining a turkey was a worthless excercise of time and money.  That is until three years ago, when Sandi and I made up an Apple/Bourbon brine and soaked our 17# turkey for 24 hours in the mixture. The result was jawdropping! Here’s what you need to know to successfully brine your turkey. (Try it on …

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Apple-Cinnamon Slurp

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on November 2, 2013

Fall is apple time. This delicious libation gives us the wonderful flavor of this popular fruit with a little adult kick added in!

Ingredients: 1.5oz. vodka, 1/4oz. apple schnapps,2oz.apple cider, 2oz.guava juice, 1 small pinch of cinnamon, 1 egg white, sugar and Angostrura bitters.

Preparation: In a tall collins glass filled with ice, add the vodka, schnapps, apple cider and guava juice. In …

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Spiced Cranberry Cider

Posted by Alpha Broadcasting on October 26, 2013

Flavorful, warming, healthy—all good qualities of this family friendly libation–and one you can mix up and serve at your Halloween or Harvest Fest gatherings

INGREDIENTS:       

1Qt. Apple Cider

1 Qt. Water               

1/2 cup dried cranberries
12 cinnamon sticks
1/2 teaspoon crushed whole cloves
1 tablespoon whole allspice

2 oranges, cut into rounds

PREPARATION: In a large saucepan combine the cider, water and spice mix. Warn up over medium heat. Do …

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