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Turkey Stock from the Leftover Carcass: A Thanksgiving Treasure

Your Thanksgiving meal is done. The football games are over. Guests are gone. Cleanup, sadly, is necessary. Here is what NOT to do. Don’t throw away that leftover turkey carcass. Even if most of the meat is devoured, save the carcass. You are about to make quarts and quarts of turkey stock for soup, sauces,…

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Turkey Stock for Gravy

Gravy. After blood, the most precious liquid known to man. And that turkey gravy recipe you have may well call for using turkey stock. Here is a fast, easy, but delicious stock recipe from The New Thanksgiving Table by Diane Morgan. This recipe uses those “extra turkey parts” or giblets stuffed inside your turkey. Or…

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Thanksgiving Ideas 2011

  “How long have you had these symptoms?” the doctor asked me. “A week or two,” I answered. “About a month at this level. Decades at a reduced level.” Suzen was contributing to my diagnosis. I did not appreciate the “decades” bit. “So,” the doctor continued, “your issue is confusion.” “Yes,” I said. “YES,” Suzen…

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Roast Turkey Breast: The Other Other White Meat

I had a recipe that called for roast chicken and, you know what, I just did not want chicken. My clients at Cooking by the Book often order a chicken entrée for their team building outings here. Chicken is both delicious and the “safe” thing to order when you are planing a meal for 10…

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