Cajun Chicken or Turkey Pasta

Delicious Cajun Pasta that can be made completely on the stovetop, easily, with leftover Chicken or Turkey. This is a simple dish made with penne pasta in a cream sauce and topped with fresh parmesan cheese and diced tomatoes.   Ingredients   Prepare the pasta, al dente, according to package directions. Drain and set aside.   Place the chicken or […]

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Savory Brined Turkey

With Thanksgiving only a day away, today is the day to brine your turkey. Simple ingredients with dried savory herbs will make your turkey turn out moist and full of flavor. If you use a frozen turkey it must be completely thawed before you place it in the brine. It takes one hour per pound of turkey to brine. So […]

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Turkey Cooking Facts & Safety

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, everyone will want to enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner safely with your family and friends. You need to make sure that you thaw the turkey correctly, cook the turkey to the proper temperature and then store your leftovers correctly to ensure everyone goes home full and that they do not end up in the […]

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Simple Wonton Noodles

You will not believe how I made these Wonton Noodles! This idea came to me and I had to try it. I have never seen where anyone has done this before but I’m sure somebody has. It’s like having fresh pasta in your soup only they are simple to make. Have you ever made them this way before? I’m sure […]

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Turkey Pasta Salad

What a great way to use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey. This is a Turkey Pasta Salad unlike any I have made before. It has a hint of lemon juice, apple cider vinegar and herbs. My husband and I both loved this salad a lot! Adapted from: Favorite Brand Name Country Christmas   Ingredients   In a large bowl toss together […]

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Turkey Vegetable Soup

What will you do with your turkey carcass on Thanksgiving? Don’t throw it out. Refrigerate it like you do with any food and you can make soup the next day. If you won’t have time, freeze the carcass along with about 1-2 cups of turkey meat to make soup another day. Break the carcass in half so it will fit […]

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Napa Valley Turkey Salad

This was the best turkey salad I have ever had! I would never have dreamed of putting this dressing on my turkey salad and it was amazing. Add some chopped pecans, green onions and it is the perfect salad. I didn’t have pecans or green onions so I left them out and it was still delicious! It is definitely a […]

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Salted Roast Turkey

How many times do you want to make a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and try a different way than usual? Well I finally got that chance. I am not hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year and we bought this 13 pound turkey for only 47 cents a pound! I have always wanted to make a liquid salt brine and brine the […]

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Tortilla Bites

Kid friendly Tortilla Bites are made with your favorite meat and cheese. They are wonderful to make up and store in the refrigerator for the kids and adults to snack on. Making them with a color contrast makes them very appealing. Great as an appetizer, snack or even a meal. Tortilla Bites are nice to serve for a party or […]

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Chicken or Turkey Tetrazzini

Whether you have Chicken or Turkey for Thanksgiving, here is an excellent way to use up all those leftovers! Chicken or Turkey Tetrazzini is filled with a freshly grated Parmesan Cheese sauce, mushrooms, pasta and more! If you do not have leftover Chicken or Turkey, I like to buy the rotisserie chickens at Sam’s Club. They are delicious, large, fully […]

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