Recipe of the Day

Garlic-Chile Grilled Turkey Thighs

 

  • 2 1/2 to 3 pounds turkey thighs with skin and bones
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

Pull off turkey skin and freeze in a small resealable plastic bag. (You can use the skin to make cracklings for our Shredded Kale Salad with Turkey Skin Cracklings. )

Cut out the thigh bone from each thigh and save in another resealable plastic bag in the freezer for a future stock.

Mash garlic to a paste with 2 teaspoons salt in a mortar and pestle or mince and mash to a paste with a heavy knife.

Whisk together the paste with the chili powder, cumin, and olive oil and spread it all over the thighs in a baking dish. Cover the dish and marinate the thighs, chilled, at least 2 hours.

Prepare grill for direct-heat cooking over medium-hot charcoal (medium-high for gas); see Grilling Procedure, below.

Oil grill rack, then grill thighs (cover only if using a gas grill), turning once or twice, until thermometer registers 170°F, 15 to 25 minutes. Transfer to a platter and let stand 5 to 10 minutes before slicing.

Grilling Procedure:
Charcoal Grilling Instructions:
Open vents on bottom of grill. Light a large chimney starter full of charcoal (preferably hardwood).

For Direct-Heat Instructions:
When coals are lit, dump them out across bottom rack, leaving a space free of coals on one side of grill equal to the size of the food to be grilled where food can be moved in case of any flare-ups.

When charcoal turns grayish white (start checking coals after 15 minutes), the grill will be at its hottest and will then begin to cool off. It will be at the proper medium-hot temperature when you can hold your hand 5 inches above the grill rack (directly over the coals) for 3 to 4 seconds.

Gas Grill Instructions:
Preheat all burners on high, covered, 10 minutes, then adjust heat according to recipe.

Preview: ‘T.I. And Tiny: The Family Hustle’ Episode 13; Plus Photos From Tiny’s Late Night Talk Show

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How cute is the Harris family on “T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle”? The close knit family continues to bring the laughs on Monday nights on VH1, and the upcoming episode is no different.

The adorable Major, who is the youngest of the family, gets his final exam after being taught by his auntPrecious in order to prepare him for preschool. Watch as he shows off his skills below.

T.I. and his family continue to expand their media ventures, as Tiny has started filming for her new late night talks show on VH1. In some behind the scenes photos from the set, it looks like “Tiny Tonight” will featureClaudia Jordan, Tamar Braxton, Trina, and Shekinah for at least a few of the episodes. Check out some photos from the set.

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New Music: Nicki Minaj Feat. Ciara – I’m Legit; High School Feat. Lil Wayne

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Nicki Minaj and Ciara give themselves some props on their new track “I’m Legit,” off of Nicki’s upcoming album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up, which will be in stores this Monday.

Nicki also linked up with YMCMB boss Lil’ Wayne for a song called “High School.” Check that one out below.

New Music: Keyshia Cole Featuring Ashanti – Woman To Woman

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Keyshia Cole will release her new album Woman to Woman this Monday, November 19, and the title track from the project has made its debut online. Ashanti joins Keyshia for the song, which sees the two telling their side of the story dealing with the same man. Listen below.

You can pre-order your copy of Woman to Woman now on iTunes are wait until Monday to pick it up.

New Music: Rihanna Featuring Chris Brown – Nobody’s Business

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Once again, Rihanna and Chris Brown have linked up musically. This time though, they take a much softer approach to their relationship on “Nobody’s Business,” which has them singing about their love for each other regardless of what anyone else thinks.

Rihanna is currently on country #2 of her 777 tour. She will release her album Unapologetic on November 19.

Preview: Maia Campbell On ‘Iyanla: Fix My Celebrity Life’

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Years after humiliating videos of an inebriated Maia Campbell spread across the Internet, the actress has reemerged as a better, stronger person. It looks like she is ready to give herself an even bigger push in the right direction by appearing on OWN’s “Iyanla: Fix My Life” series.

For many years, Maia, who starred alongside LL Cool J in the sitcom “In The House” in the 90s, has struggled with drug addiction, but refused to get help, even from her late mother author Bebe Moore Campbell. Now though, Maia says she’s been clean for the past 2 years and is looking to get herself back to work. But she clearly still has some things she needs to work through, which is where Iyanla Vanzant comes in.

Maia’s episode of “Fix My Life” will air this Saturday, November 17, at 10PM ET on OWN. In the mean time, check out an interview Maia did in March of this year, where she touches on the passing of her mother and father, being clean, and upcoming projects.

Photos: Tamera Mowry And Husband Give First Look Of Their New Baby Boy

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Congratulations are in order for Tamera Mowry and Adam Housely! The couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy named Aden John Tanner Housley, into the world earlier this week, and they’re giving everyone a first look at their adorable new addition, courtesy of InTouch.

Tamera was two weeks past her October 30 due date, but she finally gave birth on November 12. Aden weighed in at 9 pound 5 ounces.

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The proud parents told People magazine:

“Adam and I feel very blessed to finally be holding our son. He is a beautiful miracle, and our hearts are overflowing with love. Thank you to everyone for your love and support. It means so much to our family.

Tamera’s sister Tia, who has a one year old son named Cree with husband Cory Hardrict, also shared her excitement at Aden’s arrival.

I am so thrilled and happy to be an Auntie! I now know the love that my sister has for Cree, it is overflowing. I’ve kissed her new bundle of joy at least one hundred times! I couldn’t be happier for her.”

Congratulations to Tamera, Adam, and their families! Check out more photos of baby Aden below.

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