Chili is one of those perfect dishes for casual entertaining because it can be made a day ahead of time and you can easily double or triple the recipe to feed a crowd. This recipe features ground turkey and poblano peppers, a type of chili pepper used in Mexican and Southwestern cooking. Poblanos range in heat from mild to • Read More »
Grilled Turkey, Bacon, Radicchio, and Blue Cheese SandwichesDecember 27, 2012 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
This recipe is a great way to use up leftover roast turkey. Or just use deli turkey if you prefer. I love the combo of smoky bacon and blue cheese…yum! Radicchio is a sturdy leafy green veggie that holds up well to heat. I didn’t have any (and wasn’t going to make another trip to • Read More »
Heartland Turkey and Vegetable ChowderNovember 29, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Heartland Turkey and Vegetable Chowder | Filed in: Comfort Food, Holidays, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Thanksgiving, Turkey, Vegetable.
I’m always on the search for new ways to use up leftover turkey, which is what led me to this delicious soup. It’s loaded with fresh veggies and herbs, and you can substitute different veggies depending on what you have on hand. For instance, I used green beans instead of zucchini. Serve with crusty bread • Read More »
Leftovers aren’t forever!November 21, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Leftovers aren’t forever! | Filed in: Christmas, Entertaining Tip, Fun Food Facts, Handy Hints, Holidays, Morsels & Musings, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
Here’s some great advice on how to safely store your holiday leftovers (or any meal for that matter): Leftovers Aren’t Forever -from Thanksgiving 101 by Rick Rodgers On Thanksgiving, store your leftovers safely. Get any leftover turkey and stuffing into the refrigerator within two hours of serving. Never leave leftovers out overnight. Slice all of the • Read More »
Turkey, Smoked Mozzarella and Arugula PaniniOctober 9, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Turkey, Smoked Mozzarella and Arugula Panini | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Turkey.
We love sandwiches in my house so I’m always looking for new ingredient combos to pile between slices of bread. This recipe features turkey, smoked mozzarella, peppery arugula, and tangy whole grain mustard. I used my favorite sandwich bread, Portland French Bakery Sliced Hearth Rustic Wheat Loaf, but you can use whatever hearty bread you like. Serve with • Read More »
Roast Turkey Panini with Pesto, Roasted Red Peppers and FontinaDecember 11, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
This delicious sandwich is a great way to use up leftover roast turkey or chicken. I loved the melty fontina cheese, the slightly sweet roasted red peppers, and the pop of fresh flavor from the pesto. This sandwich is worth roasting a turkey (or chicken) for! If you can’t find fontina, substitute another mild cheese • Read More »
Italian Loaf with Turkey, White Cheddar and Cranberry SauceNovember 23, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
This sandwich rocks! And, it’s another great way to use up leftover turkey! The combination of green onion mayo (yum!), tangy aged white cheddar, sweet-tart cranberry sauce, roasted turkey, and rustic Italian bread is a winner!! The recipe says it will feed 6-8 but you’d need to serve with other dishes (soup, salad, etc.) to feed • Read More »
Friday Turkey Vegetable Soup 101November 23, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Friday Turkey Vegetable Soup 101 | Filed in: Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Thanksgiving, Turkey.
I love Thanksgiving leftovers, especially when I turn them into an entirely different meal…it’s my favorite part of the whole Thanksgiving dinner. This recipe for Friday Turkey-Vegetable Soup is a good, basic soup for using the turkey carcass and some leftover turkey. For the soup base, I started with 4 quarts of water, let it simmer for • Read More »
Smoked Turkey ReubensMay 25, 2011 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Snack, Turkey.
I love twists on classic recipes and I love a good sandwich. This recipe for Smoked Turkey Reubens is perfect for lunch or a quick weeknight dinner. The sandwich substitutes a quick slaw (cabbage, pickles, dressing) for the sauerkraut, smoked turkey for the corned beef or pastrami, and hearty whole wheat bread for rye. A flavorful, homemade • Read More »
Turkey or Pork Fried RiceApril 28, 2011 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Rice, Turkey.
We love fried rice in our house. Not only do you get all the food groups in one dish (protein, carbs, veggies), it’s also super quick and easy to make. I used ground turkey instead of ground pork and it worked great! It’s important to use cold leftover rice because freshly-made rice will turn into a • Read More »