Tag: turkey

Noah’s Pudding

My writing takes me to the most amazing places. The Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue – http://www.fid-az.org – invited me to be a judge at their Noah’s Pudding contest. I had never heard of Noah’s Pudding, also called Ashure. So I had to do a little research. Noah’s pudding gets its name from the dish Noah […]

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 […]

Turkey Leftovers

Recipes submitted by KRUPS.com Turkey Pot Pie Ingredients Filling: •         2 small red potatoes, cubed •         16 ounces frozen mixed veggies (carrots, corn, peas, green beans) •         1 cup frozen chopped onions •         1 teaspoon salt-free chicken seasoning •         3 cups leftover turkey, cut into bite size pieces •         2 (10-ounce) cans cream of chicken […]

Thanksgiving: Turkey Cupcakes

Yes, you read that right. I was having a conversation with a friend about how I lost my taste for turkey and get bored with a whole bird and then this recipe appeared in my inbox. For a variety of reasons, not everyone wants to cook an entire roasted turkey on Thanksgiving.  Why not think […]

Turkey Meatballs

I love pasta with meatballs but hamburger can be fattening even if you purchase the lean meat. Instead of using hamburger to make the meatballs, I use a recipe my mom and I have been making for years. This recipe is like a traditional meat ball, but uses ground turkey to make it healthier. Once […]

“Todd’s” Turkey

There is some concern in my family about the fact that I only purchased a 17.22 lb turkey for Thursday. Now, we’re 6 people. Even discounting bones that’s a LOT of turkey per person. Last year’s bird was just over 21 pounds and we had turkey coming out of our ears. Even after my brother […]

Tucson restaurants: Thanksgiving dining, to-go, roasting, tamales

Image via Wikipedia Tucson independent restaurants and resorts have some yummy options including traditional and non-traditional fare, BBQ, bring your bird to be roasted, pies, tamales, to-go (reserve in advance) and more to tempt your palate. Check it out! Acacia at St. Philip’s 4340 N. Campbell Ave. Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 232-0101 www.acaciatucson.com Leave the […]

Almost Meatless Experiment

It was my turn to cook this week and, as the cookbook testing is mostly done, it was time to find some new inspiration. In a stack of books under my bedside table was Almost Meatless by Joy Manning and Tara Mataraza Desmond. I’d picked it up as part of a book club last year, […]

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 […]

Thanksgiving: Let’s Talk Turkey

It’s that time when people are thinking about their Thanksgiving meal. My best friend Mary Jo was telling me what she was going to make for that day. She lives in Northern Calif. so I’ll only get to hear about her meal. She was telling me about putting her turkey on a bed of sliced […]