Email This Post HomeHumorMy demise, Pineapple Beach House on Nook & Kobo, Book Deals Amy Vansant December 21, 2017 Humor 16 Comments It’s been wonderful… Well, it’s been wonderful knowing you all, but I’m afraid this will be my last post. My brother is making the Christmas turkey this year. While I appreciate the break from serving as holiday chef, my brother has given himself salmonella/food poisoning no less than three times in the past, so I’m pretty sure this more like Easter than Christmas… because I’m about to have my last supper. He did a test turkey. My mother asked him how it went and he said “it was edible” which doesn’t bode well for two reasons. First, “it was edible” could be said about shoe leather. And second (and more importantly), “it was edible” probably means it was overcooked, which means he’ll cook it less for Christmas and… refer to first paragraph. I hope you all have super wonderful holidays, and please remember me fondly! Been waiting? 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Turtles, crabs and birds (oh my) in Jupiter Florida, Giveaway and Book Deals - June 15, 2019 Local Ebay is a Nightmare, Book Giveaway – Steals & Deals - June 2, 2019 New Pineapple Port Mystery, New Audio Book, Giveaway & Deals - May 26, 2019 16 Responses Rae December 21, 2017 The story about your brothers cooking “skills” gave me a good laugh. Happy Holidays. 1 likes Reply Nancy Alexander December 21, 2017 Good luck on eating that Christmas Dinner. Hope we hear from you on how it turns out. 🙂 0 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 You and me both! 0 likes Maz December 21, 2017 Well Amy, it has been nice knowing you :-D… I wish you all the luck in the world to survive the Christmas turkey lol. Have a safe and wonderful holiday, Merry Christmas to you and yours from me and mine . 1 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 You too! 0 likes Reply Clif Bradley December 21, 2017 Tell him to brine the turkey. Alton Brown has the best brine recipe and I use it every year. Not only does it make the turkey taste delicious, it also has the added value of the salt making it antimicrobial. For insurance purposes go, make some frozen herb butter and cut rounds of that off before cooking and slip under the skin. This will keep it from drying out, no matter what. But if you do get sick, then at least you know a good reading website to keep you occupied as you make your 15th trip to the bathroom. 0 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 I’ve used his brine before and it was the best turkey I ever made! 0 likes Reply Suzannah December 21, 2017 Hahahah make sure your will is up to date…leaving your brother out of it. Merry Christmas! We shall remember you fondly. 1 likes Reply Maryann December 21, 2017 Good luck with Christmas dinner. LOL Seriously, have a wonderful gathering with your family on this special occasion. 1 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 You too! 0 likes Reply Hope Tirendi December 21, 2017 OMG that was too funny! Quick somebody help her brother. Happy Holidays to all. 1 likes Reply Marsha December 21, 2017 Have you thought of becoming vegan (at least until after Christmas dinner)? 1 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 Alas, I’d rather get food poisoning than give up bacon. 0 likes Reply Tex Texas December 21, 2017 I’m still laughing at your note… I will say a Hail Mary as you sit down to eat and hope to hear from you again. If the first chew doesn’t feel right, excuse yourself go to the microwave and cook it a bit more. Rude? perhaps, but better than food poisoning. I’m sure all will be fine. It always is with family and a good bottle of wine. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 0 likes Reply Amy Vansant December 22, 2017 Spit it out before I put it in the microwave, right? 😉 0 likes Reply Sharon March 19, 2018 Hope your Christmas dinner went well Amy. 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