Archives: leftover turkey

Chicken Potpie Pasta

January 21, 2013 | By andrea | Comments Off on Chicken Potpie Pasta | Filed in: Chicken, Christmas, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Main Dish, Pasta, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

  This recipe for Chicken Potpie Pasta is an easy-to-fix twist on the classic comfort food dish. You get all the chicken potpie flavors without the fuss of making pie crust…perfect for a weeknight meal! I added a little white wine and some freshly chopped parsley to the sauce, and substituted a cup or so • Read More »

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Grilled Turkey, Bacon, Radicchio, and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

December 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 »

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Heartland Turkey and Vegetable Chowder

November 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 »

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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 »

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Roast Turkey Panini with Pesto, Roasted Red Peppers and Fontina

December 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 »

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Grilled Brie, Turkey & Pear Sandwiches

November 2, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Grilled Brie, Turkey & Pear Sandwiches | Filed in: Autumn, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Thanksgiving.

In honor of National Sandwich Day (November 3rd), here’s a perfect Autumn sandwich: shredded turkey, sweet pears and creamy brie all grilled to melty goodness on whole grain bread. Yum! And with Thanksgiving right around the corner, this sandwich is a great way to use up leftover turkey after the big meal. Use a panini grill • Read More »

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White Turkey Chili

November 29, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Chili, Main Dish, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Southwestern, Turkey.

If you’ve got leftover bird to use up or you just need a good chili recipe, you’ve got to try this White Turkey Chili. After his first bite, Husband exclaimed, “Now that’s a reason to get a turkey!” ‘Nuf said. The recipe calls for fresh jalapeno and fresh or roasted Anaheim chilies. Since I didn’t • Read More »

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Turkey Chowder with Wild Rice, Crimini and Pancetta

November 30, 2009 | By andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in: Christmas, Holidays, Recipes, Soup/Stew, Thanksgiving, Turkey.

  If you’re ever in that What To Do With The Leftover Turkey quandary then you must make Turkey Chowder with Wild Rice, Crimini and Pancetta. After consuming several bowls of this hearty, satisfying chowder, Husband remarked,” This soup is awesome! It’s like an entire turkey dinner in a bowl.” My mom even declared it to be the best turkey • Read More »

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The Great After-Thankgiving Turkey Enchiladas

November 28, 2008 | By andrea | Comments Off on The Great After-Thankgiving Turkey Enchiladas | Filed in: Casserole, Christmas, Holidays, Main Dish, Mexican, Thanksgiving, Turkey.

I like the traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner but I don’t like it so much that I want to eat the same meal multiple days in a row. After the main Thanksgiving meal and a meal of leftovers the next day, I’ve pretty much had my fill of turkey and stuffing to last me until next Thanksgiving. At that point, • Read More »

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Mulligatawny…good soup for you!

November 18, 2008 | By andrea | Comments Off on Mulligatawny…good soup for you! | Filed in: Indian, Main Dish, Soup/Stew, Turkey.

  One of my favorite Seinfeld episodes is the one with the Soup Nazi. In the show, everyone is making a huge deal about how good the Soup Nazi’s soups are. In fact, Elaine’s knees actually buckle after she tastes his mulligatawny, a curry-flavored soup. Even though it had been years since seeing this famous Seinfeld • Read More »

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