Tag: leftovers

Circle of Food Leftovers: Food Network, Nuts, Cakes, Food Critic

Circle of Food Leftovers: Food Network, Nuts, Cakes, Food Critic Here’s a few delicious crumbs of what I saw on Facebook and Twitter this past week: Food Network – It’s seems like everyone and their mother, brother, brother—in-law want to get on the Food Network. Me, not so much. I am a behind the scenes […]

The Tale of the Turbo Turkey

Like many others, this past Thursday, we prepped our Thanksgiving turkey and loaded him into the oven in plenty of time to allow the recommended 15-20 minutes per pound, plus resting and carving in order to have dinner ready at a respectable 5:30ish that evening. Like previous years we brined it and then slathered it with an herbed butter and […]

The Question of Leftovers

I love leftovers. Leftovers, for me, mean I don’t have to cook the next day. I don’t have to do dishes the next day. I don’t have to go out for lunch or pick-up take-out that comes in super-sized portions (and calories) and less-than-stellar taste. Leftovers are also inevitable when you’re only cooking for 1 […]

Nibbles & Bites: Turkey Gumbo

Everyone has their own favorite ways of using up the leftover Thanksgiving turkey. In our family, it’s steaming turkey gumbo ladled over a pile of fluffy white rice. (Yes, I know, brown rice is healthier but this is a once a year thing, folks; fluffy and brown rice don’t meat too often as far as […]

November 27 – National Leftovers Day

How convenient to dub the day after Thanksgiving — National Leftovers Day. The people behind Pace Picante Foods have it covered. Enjoy these recipes, courtesy the Pace people. Pace® Cheesy Chicken Bean Skillet Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken or turkey 1 cup Pace® Mexican Four Cheese Salsa […]

Post Thanksgiving: Stuffed

I am post Thanksgiving dinner and all I can say is that I’m stuffed. It was a glorious dinner with good friends. Richard made the turkey on the grill; it took 5 hours. The turkey was brined. We also had stuffing or dressing depending on what part of the country you come from. The turkey was […]