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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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Turkey Leftover Paradise: Smokey Joe’s Turkey Tart

When we plan our Thanksgiving weekend, we plot out each meal and how we’ll use leftovers. We have a standing joke between us now. “And for Saturday?” Brian will ask. “Smokey Joe’s tart,” I will laugh. There is no question that one weekend meal has to be this tart. In all honesty, this tart is…

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Turkey Leftovers: Part 1, The Enchiladas

The day after Thanksgiving, when you open the refrigerator door, it is there. That mound of leftover turkey meat. Personally, warmed turkey and stuffing and gravy the next day are fine with me. I think the stuffing, like many foods, has benefited from one more day for the flavor to meld. Still after warming things…

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