Thanksgiving

Turkey and Stuffing Pie

Ingredients: for the stuffing layer: 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 egg, beaten 1 1/2 cup turkey stock 12 oz soft potato bread cubes 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning butter (for pan) salt freshly ground black pepper for the turkey layer: 1 lb cubed Yukon Gold potato 3 carrots, […]

Turkey Kale Stuffing Bake

Ingredients: 12 oz soft potato bread cubes* 1 1/4 lb boneless turkey breast cutlets, cubed 1 cup turkey or chicken stock 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 1 bunch lacinato kale 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon marjoram 1/2 teaspoon oregano […]

Pepperjack Turducken Slammer

Ingredients: 4 (1/4 inch thick) slices turducken, warmed* 1 tomato, sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 head bibb lettuce, separated into leaves 4 slices pepperjack cheese 8 slices country white bread optional: mayo or mustard Directions: Place the lettuce on 4 slices of bread. Top with cheese slices, then the […]

Turkey Kale Salad with Creamy Dijon Dressing

Ingredients: 1 lb sliced turkey breast 1/2 red onion, sliced 1 bunch kale, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 stalk celery, sliced for the dressing: 1/2 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise (Best Foods on the West Coast) 2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 tablespoon Dijon 1/2 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon finely grated Parmesan […]

Maryland Stuffed Ham Stuffing Balls

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 3 cups cubed cabbage 3 cups cubed ham, lightly browned 1 bunch lacinato kale, torn into bite-sized pieces 18 oz sliced potato bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cups turkey, ham or chicken stock 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 […]

Nutty Blue Cranberry Sauce Rounds

Ingredients: 1 (8 oz) can Pillsbury® Place ’N Bake® refrigerated crescent rounds 1/4 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (I used leftover chestnut cranberry sauce) 2 oz blue cheese, crumbled (try Gorgonzola!) 8 pecan halves Directions: Heat oven to 375°F. Remove the rounds from package, separate into 8 rounds. Place rounds […]

Turkey Vegetable Kamut Soup

Ingredients: 16 oz frozen “soup mix” vegetables* 2 cloves garlic, chopped 15 oz canned diced tomatoes 4 cups chicken or turkey stock 3/4 cup kamut (khorasan wheat) berries 1/2 cup dry vermouth 3 sprigs of thyme worth of leaves 1 bay leaf 2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 cups diced […]

Panes con Pavo (Salvadoran Turkey Sandwich)

Ingredients: 14 oz canned diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon annatto seeds 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 tablespoons hulled, roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 4.5 […]

Challah Chestnut Mushroom “Unstuffing”

Ingredients: 1 large (1 lb, 5 oz) challah, torn into bite-sized bits 1 large onion, diced 3 1/2 oz roasted, peeled chestnuts*, diced 2 oz oyster mushrooms, chopped 2 oz shiitake mushrooms, chopped 8 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 lb celery, diced 1/2 cup chicken or turkey stock 2 tablespoons […]

“Everything” Turkey

Ingredients: 1 14-16 lb turkey 4 cloves garlic 1 small onion, quartered 2 teaspoons dehydrated minced onion 1-2 teaspoons dehydrated minced garlic 1-2 teaspoon(s) sesame seeds 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Loosely stuff the turkey with the onions […]