Turkey & Broccoli Casserole

Are you tired of turkey sandwiches yet? Then try this turkey & broccoli casserole. It came from a cookbook my mother used for years when I was growing up. I have given it my personal dairy-free twist to accommodate my allergy cooking needs. Turkey & Broccoli Casserole 2 lbs. fresh broccoli, trimmed and cut into…

Turkey & Rice Casserole

This recipe for leftover turkey & rice casserole was so good. I actually first cooked this using left over BBQ chicken. It was so tasty my family asked me to keep it around. This is just one of the many ways to use that leftover turkey for post-holiday cooking! Left Over Turkey & Rice Casserole…

Chicken & Leek Soup

Life has been all about change this past year, which is how I came across this recipe for chicken & leek soup with spinach. The older I am getting the healthier I find myself eating and this recipe is no exception. This last year both the hubs and I have been trying to make a…

Shepherd’s Pie

The kiddo went to science camp in Yosemite for a week earlier this month. I asked what she wanted for dinner the two nights before she left. Her answer Shepherd’s Pie, and it was okay if she had it both nights! This is a girl after my own heart. I love nothing more than a…

Comfort Food is Turkey Bean Hotdish

Growing up my mom used to make the best comfort food. Now for me as an adult comfort food is turkey bean hotdish. This is a one pot meal if you choose, quick to put together and great to make in bulk for freezing for another meal. Normally this is made with ground turkey, but…

Heather’s Chicken Soup

When the weather changes, cold weather makes my family crave Heather’s chicken soup. I also adore curling up under a heavy blanket with a cup of hot tea, especially when it’s raining out. The only things that would make rainy weather better is if we 1) had a working fireplace and 2) had a tin…

How to Cook a Turkey

The other day I posted up some very helpful phone numbers and websites where you can get help should you need it on Thanksgiving Day, but what you really need to know is how to cook a turkey. Cooking a turkey isn’t very hard. In fact, I’ve watched my husband cook it every year since…

Adventures with a Deep Fried Turkey

Deep fried turkey is not for the faint of heart or those afraid of scalding hot oil. A few years ago the hubs decided that he had to do this at least once. After doing much research online, including watching many videos on YouTube on how this cooking technique can go wrong, this is what…

Slow Cooker Mediterranean Chicken

You know I like trying out new recipes, maybe the word like is an understatement. I LOVE trying out new recipes, so it’s no wonder I really liked this slow cooker Mediterranean chicken recipe. Boy this was good. I decided to live on the edge too, made a double batch so there’s some in the…