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The Diner Version of Thanksgiving

My impulse-buy of the day, yesterday, was a turkey breast. I had most of the makings of a turkey dinner, already – I just hadn’t planned to put it all together as such until I saw the turkey in the meat case of the local market. Potatoes? Check. Cr...

Leftovers

The best part of Thanksgiving Dinner is the leftovers. Of all the holidays, it’s the one I really like to host. Turkey soup the day after while we start our Christmas decorating is a tradition I love. Carols playing and the scent of turkey wafting throug...

Turkey Eggrolls

Since we went for Thanksgiving this year, we had to cook a turkey on Friday because… well̷...

Gumbo and Hot Sauce

  I have to admit I really do lead a charmed life. I mean… How many people have a contai...

Turkey Soup

When I typed the title for the post this evening, it came up as “turkey-soup-9.” It see...

Leftover Turkey

  So yesterday I roasted a turkey. I was doing my regular Monday grocery shopping when I espie...

Butternut Squash Gratin

  After torrential rains and wind, this morning, it is a balmy 70° outside. We went from a st...

Turkey Soup

Once upon a time Thanksgiving meant 4 days off.  And I usually took Wednesday off to cook, so it w...

Hot Turkey Sandwiches

The cold from hell has re-reared its ugly head.  That fleeting moment of almost feeling human has ...

Turkey Soup

Lobster one day, soup the next.  It’s just the way of things around here. But hi-brow or low...

Turkey Soup

This has to be the best part of Thanksgiving… well…  besides all the other best parts,...

The Day After

The upside of not hosting a holiday dinner is the chaos, confusion, and dirty dishes are all at som...

Turkey Soup

It was sunny and mid-70’s today. I made soup. Even though it wasn’t totally weather-rel...

Turkey Club

What do you do when you have turkey and are not quite in the mood for turkey a la king or turkey te...

Turkey Dinner

A perfectly drismal day.  Dreary, dismal, cold, rain… Perfect for a quick shopping trip and ...