Thanksgiving 2010

First, I made some cheese scones with extra sharp cheddar cheese. We just snacked on those earlier in the day, along with some crackers and fancy salame made with wine. About 2:30 pm, I put an 11-pound turkey in the oven. But first, I rubbed butter mixed with rosemary and garlic in to the skin.… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2010

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Turkey meatballs + noodles + roux= mmmmmm

Turkey Meatballs with Green Beans & Noodles in Roux-ly Good Sauce What I used Meatballs 1 package ground turkey (20 oz?) 1/2 onion, finely diced tarragon garlic powder thyme salt & pepper Sauce 1/2 onion, sliced thinly 2 cups fresh green beans, chopped in to 1/2 inch pieces 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 2… Continue reading Turkey meatballs + noodles + roux= mmmmmm

Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Aah leftovers. We had a lot. I knew the turkey would eventually become turkey salad but I also knew that would be a lot of turkey salad. So, while Chris made the salad, I pondered on soup versus chili.  After a check of fridge contents, I went the soup route, primarily because I had unintentionally… Continue reading Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Thanksgiving 2009

A small gathering this year, just 4 people, Chris, my parents and I. Not that I would let that stop me from making too much food. I had the usual suspects: turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing. Then, a few things to try. In consideration of my vegetarian mom, I make the stuffing with vegetable broth.… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2009

Quick Review: Jennie-O Turkey Meatballs

Turkey meatballs, pre-made, in the freezer section. Ready in 2-3 minutes after zapping in the microwave. NOT GOOD. Tasted like spiced wet sawdust. And the outsides were tough so it was hard to cut one in half with the side of a fork. Recommended alternative: Trader Joe’s Meatless Meatballs. I picked up the Turkey ones… Continue reading Quick Review: Jennie-O Turkey Meatballs