Thanksgiving

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 […]

Chestnut Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 12 oz whole cranberries 3 1/2 oz roasted and peeled chestnuts, diced* 1 cup orange juice 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1 large cinnamon stick 1 oz spiced orange liqueur (like Creole Shrub) Directions: Bring all ingredients to a boil. Reduce heat then simmer until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove […]

Herbed Turkey and Stuffing Bake

Ingredients: 12 oz soft potato bread cubes* 1 lb boneless turkey cutlets (about 4) 1 cup turkey or chicken stock 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb onion, diced 1 lb celery, diced (greens included) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon herbs de Provence 1 1/2 teaspoons tarragon […]

Cranberry Sauce’d Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb boneless pork loin 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 jalapenos, chopped 1 teaspoon ground mustard 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon allspice 3 sprigs worth fresh thyme salt freshly […]