Turkey

Healthier Seven Layer Dip Recipe

I LOVE seven layer dip.  Let me rephrase that.  I’m so obsessed with seven layer dip that I’ve had dreams of swimming in a pool filled to the brim with seven layer dip, complete with a tortilla strip diving board!  Yep, it’s that bad.  Unfortunately,…

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

Turkey Potsticker Recipe and Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Update

In March I posted a beef potsticker recipe as part of the United Way Hunger Challenge.  While good, it doesn’t compare to my turkey potsticker recipe.  Ground turkey just seems to have a softer texture that works well with the potsticker wrapper which is chewy…

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

This is one of the cheapest soups you can make!  Using the leftover turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner to make turkey stock, and filling the soup with torn up turkey scraps makes this very affordable.  Add in some really low cost ingredients…

Turkey Ramen Soup Recipe

Turkey Ramen Soup Recipe

Are you wondering what to do with that rich and flavorful turkey stock you made with your holiday turkey carcass?  Or how in the world you’ll eat all that leftover turkey before it goes bad?  This homemade ramen recipe is so simple to make and…

Leftover Turkey Carcass Stock

Leftover Turkey Carcass Stock

Happy Thanksgiving my friends! I’m sure for the past two weeks you’ve been inundated with turkey recipes, but have you thought about what to do with your turkey carcass?  If you don’t make turkey stock once the meat is picked clean from your bird, you’re…

How to Roast a Turkey (the Easy and Cheap way!)

How to Roast a Turkey (the Easy and Cheap way!)

Wondering how to roast a turkey? We’ve got an easy roast turkey recipe that always turns out perfectly moist, plus a free printable turkey cheat sheet!

Sage and Lemon Cornish Game Hen

Sage and Lemon Cornish Game Hen

A Cornish Game Hen is a perfect option for a Thanksgiving Dinner for two, it’s a lot more affordable and faster to cook than a turkey.  This recipe is based on one from .  “Memorable Recipes” by Renee Behnke. I was so excited to see a great…

Crispy Wontons and Firecracker Shrimp

Crispy Wontons and Firecracker Shrimp

I had really hoped to make a fun food item for April Fool’s Day, something that looks like something else, like my taco. I had all kinds of ideas from the simple (a pizza cookie) to the fun (a panna cotta and mango mousse deviled…