Blooming Onion Hotdish

I think we’re probably all in the mode of using what is in our pantries and fridges at this point.  It reminded me of a post I wrote awhile back and never did publish.  The few pictures I did take weren’t very “pretty” so I was hesitant to make the recipe public.  But my attempt at using up an unusual leftover led to really tasty results. Continue reading

Turkey Stuffing and Broccoli Hotdish

Turkey, Broccoli Stuffing Hotdish

Turkey, Broccoli Stuffing Hotdish

Instead of all of the traditional dishes and side dishes for our Christmas buffet I tried quite a few new ones.  We celebrated the holiday on Christmas Day instead of Christmas Eve.  I had an extra day to prepare foods ahead of time and that was a relief.  We had several frozen turkeys in the freezer and I wanted to use one for a cozy casserole-type dish.  It would be traditional in an informal way.
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Turkey Soup with Spinach and Orzo

Tasty Turkey Soup with Spinach

Tasty Turkey Soup with Spinach

We made two turkeys for Thanksgiving this year. The whole family was gathering at my sister’s and we do love our turkey! That’s a lot of carcass to make bone broth from afterwards and I was happy. Instead of the nice big pot of turkey wild rice soup I usually make, I was going to divide the freshly made turkey bone broth into 3 different soups. Soup heaven! Continue reading