Tag: Turkey

Basics & Tips

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

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Basics & Tips

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

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Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. When we get a craving for Greek food in the fall and winter, there’s only one thing to be done, either Pastitsio (sort of a Greek macaroni and cheese) or

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Barbequing and Grilling

Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

The blueberries are in season and we’re making a batch of this barbecue sauce to slather onto pork chops, ribs, burgers, chicken, turkey or even fish! It will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and can be easily

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Turkey Gumbo Soup

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here Guess what I found while rummaging around in my freezer?  You guessed it, the carcass from the roast turkey!  Some people don’t like okra; I don’t happen to be one

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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

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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

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Chef Salad

An oldie but goodie! My Dad loved this salad and turned me onto it a long time ago. I think in those days it was dressed with Thousand Island.   It’s the perfect way to use up some of that Christmas

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