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Homemade Bolognese Sauce

A Bolognese Sauce That Clings to Your Pasta Don’t get me wrong.  I look forward to a traditional turkey at Thanksgiving and all the leftover meals that come after it.  But once I’m done with leftovers, I want something completely different.  For me, that usually means a warm and hearty pasta dish.  This bolognese sauce is a simple, hearty pasta dish that is delicious and requires little time for preparation. sauce How do you make a sauce that clings to your pasta? The secret behind a pasta sauce that sticks to the noodles is grounded in science.  It requires a...

Split Pea and Leek Soup

One of my favorite go-to meals in the winter is soup or stew made in the Instant Pot.  They are easy to make and create a delicious aroma that warms the atmosphere throughout my home.  One of my favorites is Split Pea and Leek soup since it also serves as an excellent way to use leftovers from other dinners like Thanksgiving or Christmas. The secret to this recipe is the leek.  It adds onion flavor to your soup and also thickens it.  If you’ve never cooked a leek before, here’s what you need to know.  You can find them in...

Turkey Frittata

Turn Your Leftovers into a Delicious Breakfast: Turkey Frittata Frittatas are a great way to use up your holiday dinner leftovers.  Just about you can use any leftovers to create a hearty breakfast to energize your guests for another day of holiday festivities. You can easily add or replace ingredients within the frittata based on the leftovers sitting in your refrigerator.  The basic formula for a frittata is eggs + onion + meat + vegetables.  As long as your egg mixture and meat/vegetable mixture are about equal in size, your turkey frittata should work. Below is a standard recipe to...

Cooking And Heating Instructions For Turkey, Smoked Turkey, and Turducken

  The flavor in this roasted turkey comes primarily from the mix of fresh herbs and a bit of butter. Maria also gave us tips for making her Simple Traditional Pan Gravy, a delicious addition to your Thanksgiving feast. 1 (12-15 pound) fresh or frozen turkey, thawed 3 Tbs unsalted butter softened 1 Tbs plus 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided 6 large sage leaves 6 large flat-leaf parsley sprigs 3 large thyme sprigs 3 fresh or dried bay leaves 1/2 medium onion 1 garlic clove halved 2 cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth 1 Preheat...

Spatchcocking Turkey Try It This Thanksgiving?

No, spatchcocking turkey isn’t the next big fad to come along after pickleball!  It’s a nontraditional way to cook a turkey so that it heats more evenly and achieves a crispier skin.  The presentation is a bit, well… the cooked bird won’t look like a Norman Rockwell painting.  However, the taste is worth every bit of weird looks your dinner guests might throw your way. A spatchcocked turkey is roasted flattened out.  One of the best ways to understand why this helps is to look at a turkey sitting in a roasting pan.  With the traditional method, part of the...

Honey-Glazed Ham

While it may be traditional to eat turkey on Thanksgiving, it’s more important to choose a meal your family truly enjoys.  If you and your clan are looking for something a little different this year, preparing a delicious honey-glazed ham is an excellent option.  Hams are easy to prepare, fill your home with a mouth-watering aroma, serve as a delicious main course, and then make up tasty leftovers--either hot or cold. What size ham will you need for your feast? Well, the good news is that if you buy an excessively large ham, it’s not going to go to waste. ...

2021 Thanksgiving Pre-Orders

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The Perfectly Roasted Turkey Every Time

Pre-Order Your Turkey Begining Monday, November 1st. Click Here For Pricing Make The Perfectly Roasted Turkey Your Guests Will Gobble Up Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  Have you planned your meal yet?  While there are many options for the pièce de résistance, the most popular choice for this special dinner is turkey.  Here are a few tips for planning your Thanksgiving turkey and to be able to perfectly roasted turkey that will impress your family and friends. How big of a turkey do I need? One of the best things about Thanksgiving dinner is leftovers, so it’s always better...

Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Apricots and Gravy

Stuffed leg of lamb makes a delicious and healthy meal that will warm your soul on cold, winter evenings.  Many Americans are unaware of how good lamb is for you--it is lower in calories, has more omega-3’s, and less saturated fat than beef. The trick to cooking lamb is to resist overcooking.  Generally, lamb tastes best when cooked medium-rare, clocking in at 125°F to 135°F.  As your meat begins to reach the cooking time, begin taking the temperature sooner rather than later! Ingredients: 1- TBS boneless leg of lamb (about 4 ½ pounds) ½ cup dried apricots, reconstituted 3 medium...