I have just wrangled the larger-than-usual turkey into the oven. Removing the neck from the body cavity always invokes Alien flashbacks.
Having a whiteboard in the kitchen is useful for the project plan.
I could program these individual times as a series into my phone alarm. But that would be excessive. Instead, I just update the single cooking alarm with the next scheduled event at each stage.
Some of the items are procured pre-prepared and so come with instructions. On reading these instructions, especially for the stuffing and the sausages, which are marketed for Christmas dinner, I was amused to read in all of them: place on a baking tray at the centre of a pre-heated oven. The centre, like most of the rest of the oven, is currently full of turkey…