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Last updated 12/21/2023 at 8:54am
Christmas is just a few days hence. Turkey, hams or other large cuts of meat should be thawing in your refrigerator by now. Be sure to place in a dish large enough to catch any thawing juices and prevent cross contamination with other foods. Keep refrigerated until ready to roast or bake.
Oven space is often at a premium when preparing large holiday meals. Side dishes to prepare stove top or in a slow cooker will free up oven space. Additionally, dishes prepared ahead, ready to bake during turkey or ham resting time can take advantage of an already heated oven.
Diane Eastman of Ritzville sh...