Tag: Turkey

Fall Harvest, Kitchen Sink

A Canadian Thanksgiving

2008 was our first Thanksgiving away from home!   We had travelled to Italy with two friends and our plan was to celebrate Thanksgiving by cooking dinner in the “villa” near Lago Trasimeno in Umbria.   My husband and I had  grocery shopped in Tuscany and Umbria two years earlier and knew beforehand that Italians […]

Kitchen Sink, Winter Comforts

Leftovers – A Bad Wrap!

At this time of year  most cooks end up with what some might think of as “those dreaded leftovers”. Then, there are some, like me, who really  like the  challenge of creating something new and exciting with them! Take a roast turkey for instance! Just think of the possibilities: turkey salad with pears or apples and topped with bleu cheese. And speaking […]

Fall Mains, Spring Mains, Winter Mains

Turkey, Hunter’s Style

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This recipe for tacchino alla cacciatora is from Julia della Croce’s cookbook “Umbria.” The book explores the foods and traditions of that region of Italy and is filled with great recipes. Turkey, either wild or farm raised, is eaten all over Umbria but not the […]

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Roasting A Turkey

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. It’s getting to be the time of year when I regret the loss of buying a proper turkey, known as New York Dressed.  I wrote a post. “Cock-a-Doodle-Do” that you might wish to check out.  We really enjoy a proper and properly cooked turkey.  Sadly, we […]