Tag: repurposing leftovers

Broccoli & Ham Quistrata

Ingredients:2 cups broccoli florets1 cup cubed ham3/4 cup sharp cheddar, shredded1/4 cup parmesan, grated8 eggs, beaten4 slices of bread, cut into triangles2 cloves garlic, chopped1 onion, chopped2 tablespoons oilsaltpepper Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large saute pan, heat oil and then saute the onion, garlic and broccoli until softened. […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 18 oz miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, unwrapped (I used the dark chocolate variety but they can be difficult to find) OR homemade […]

Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili Ingredients:1 lb cooked turkey, diced16 oz canned kidney beans, drained12 oz beer10 oz Ro-tel tomatoes with chile6 oz tomato paste4 cloves of garlic, chopped3 small, dried chile peppers2 stalks of celery, chopped1/2 lb frozen okra, chopped1 onion, chopped1 small green bell pepper, chopped2 tablespoons cocoa1 1/2 tablespoons chili […]

Turkey Kasha Varniska

Turkey Kasha Varniska Ingredients: 1 cup kasha (buckwheat)1 large onion, chopped1 egg2 cups cooked turkey, chopped2 cups turkey stock 2 tablespoons oil OR turkey fat1/2 lb bow tie noodles (varniska), cooked and drained Directions:In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until blackened. Meanwhile, mix the egg and the kasha. […]

Chopped (Turkey) Liver

Chopped Turkey LiverIngredients: 1 turkey liver (it’s in the giblets bag)1 small onion, sliced1 hard boiled egg1 tablespoon oil or turkey fat Directions:In a small pan, heat the fat. Add the onion and the liver and saute until the onions are brown and the liver is no longer pink. Remove […]

Ham & Peas Pasta

Ingredients: 2/3 cup frozen peas 2/3 cup heavy cream* 1 1/4 cups diced ham** 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan black pepper 1 lb pasta Directions: Cook pasta according to package directions. About 3 minutes before the pasta is finished cooking, add the frozen peas to the pot. In a small saucepan […]

How to Boil Perfect Eggs

Place eggs in pan. Fill pan with cool water until it is about 1 inch above the eggs. Bring a rapid boil. Immediately cover and remove from heat. Sit covered for 15 minutes. Drain, cool under cold water. This method produces hard boiled eggs with nearly centered yolks with no […]

Spicy Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: a bit of cayenne a bit of mexican chili powder a squirt of good quality Dijon mustard salt a tiny dot of mayo for moisture fresh black pepper a sprinkle of Hungarian Hot Paprika (for the top) adjust amounts as needed depending on how many eggs you are making […]

Turkey Gumbo

6 quarts turkey stock 1 cup flour 1 cup oil 1 pound leftover turkey meat, in bite-sized pieces 1 pound andouille sausage 2 pounds shrimp (we used frozen) 2 pounds okra, chopped (frozen okay) 2 onions, chopped 1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 5 ribs […]

Turkey Stock

8 quarts cold water 1-2 turkey carcass(es), meat removed, leaving some crisp skin on 3 onions, quartered 1 bunch celery cut up 1/2 lb carrots, chopped 2 heads garlic Spices (place in 4 inch square of cheesecloth or a tea ball) 1 teaspoon peppercorns 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp. dried […]