Posts Tagged With: Turkey

Tired of Turkey Yet? Turkey Tex-Mex Lettuce Wraps

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Happy Friday.  As I mentioned before, my “fowl beast” was 21 pounds… for 4 people.  I’ve eaten more turkey this past week than I have in the last few years combined.  Now, I’m not complaining, that bird was delicious.  We’ve had turkey sandwiches, turkey tikka masala, turkey jalfrezi, just to name a few.  Yesterday, I needed something quick and healthy for lunch before heading off to the gym.  I had my camera nearby so I documented this one.  These are really easy, and taste amazing.  Finish off the rest of that bird with a little Tex-Mex flair.

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“The Fowl Beast” & Thanksgiving Lessons Learned

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Happy Monday!  As I thoroughly enjoyed preparing the Thanksgiving feast this year, I thought I would share some of the things I learned.  Allow me to start with a little background.  The first time I cooked Thanksgiving dinner I was at University, 1000 miles from home.  Several friends and I were “homeless” for the big meal, so I decided to give it try.  It was very last minute, I think we were all hoping for last second flight deals that never happened.  I had to buy a fresh turkey, which I remember being very expensive for a strapped-for-cash student.  There were loads of phone calls to mom, since Google wasn’t really an option back then, asking everything from cooking time to how to carve the bird.  The preparation of this meal is so ridiculously over-the-top that it’s hilarious to reminisce on what probably looked like some Monty Python sketch.  The meal turned out great and I became hooked on cooking. Continue reading

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