Thanksgiving

Turkey Chivito Wraps

Ingredients: 1 lb roasted turkey breast, sliced 4 thin slices mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup sliced grape tomatoes 4 slices thinly sliced ham 3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 8 slices thick cut bacon, cooked 1/3 cup roughly chopped green olives mayonnaise sea salt freshly ground black pepper 4 wraps (plain or flavored) […]

Escarole Salad with Turkey & Garlic Rubbed Croutons

Ingredients: 1 medium head escarole, chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 1/2 cups diced cooked turkey breast 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped 2 cups large-cubed French bread 1 large clove garlic, halved dressing: 1 teaspoon anchovy paste 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil […]

Turkey Cobb Salad Sandwich

Ingredients: 3/4-1 (loose) cup watercress, roughly chopped (if needed) 1 head romaine, cut up 2 tomatoes, sliced 8 strips cooked thick cut bacon 1 lb sliced roasted turkey breast 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 avocado, sliced 2 tablespoons chopped chives (optional) 4 demi baguettes for the Cobb spread: 1 tablespoon […]

Ancestral Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cranberries 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup 100% cranberry juice 2 tablespoons slivovitz juice and zest of 1/2 lemon Directions: Place the cranberries, juice, sugar, and zest in a medium saucepan and, stirring occasionally, cook for 20 minutes over medium high heat to reduce and thicken. Remove […]

Herb and Garlic Rubbed, Apple Stuffed Turkey

Ingredients: 1 10-14 lb turkey 2 small to medium apples, quartered 1 small onion, quartered 2 teaspoons dried marjoram 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 teaspoon caraway seeds Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Loosely stuff the turkey with the onions and apples. In a small bowl, whisk […]

Rye-Kielbasa “Un-Stuffing”

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb sliced light Polish rye bread, torn into bite-sized pieces 2 large onions, diced 1 bunch celery, diced 1/2 cups turkey, chicken or beef stock 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 eggs, beaten 1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 lb smoked kielbasa (I used wiejska which […]

Turkey with Hatch Chiles, Okra & Rice Skillet

Ingredients: 1 lb cubed turkey breast 2 cloves garlic, minced 10 fire-roasted Hatch Green Chiles, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 onion, chopped 1 1/2 cup diced okra 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 cup chicken or turkey stock 2 1/2 cups hot, cooked white rice 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika sea […]

Hatch Green Chile Turkey Burritos

Ingredients: 8 oz Hatch Green Chile-Tomatillo sauce 2 cups shredded, cooked turkey 15 oz canned black beans, drained 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 2 fire roasted Hatch green chile, diced 1/3-1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar sour cream 1 avocado, sliced 2-3 giant burrito sized […]

Pineapple Infused Turkey

Ingredients: 1 17 lb turkey guava wood smoked sea salt Chinese five spice powder coarsely ground pepper core of 1 fresh pineapple* 1 onion, quartered olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 325. Place the turkey on the rack and position in the roasting pan. Drizzle olive oil over the turkey. […]

Hawaiian Bread-SPAM Stuffing

Ingredients: 1 16-oz loaf Hawaiian bread 12 oz SPAM (lite or regular), diced 2 large onions, diced (about 1 lb) 1 bunch celery, diced (about 1 lb) 1/4 cup chicken or turkey stock 1/4 cup pineapple juice 2 1/2 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 eggs, beaten 1 1/2 […]