31 December, 2011

Roasted Winter Vegetables

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I’m making this post a separate one from the Roast Beef Dinner, because it’s an easy side dish that can be made with almost any hardy vegetable, and can be paired with any meat dish. Get an assortment of your favourite winter vegetables.  For a roast, I enjoy potatoes, carrots, parsnips, and cauliflower.  You may
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31 December, 2011

Eye of Round Roast

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Tomorrow marks the first day of 2012, and I thought you might enjoy a simple, and economical recipe for a great Roast Beef dinner.  Don’t let the idea scare you, I promise it’s incredibly easy, and you’ll just love the outcome of a few minutes of prep time. In order to keep my food budget
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29 December, 2011

A Great Turkey!

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One of my readers followed the directions and made himself a wonderful turkey!  I wanted to share his success with all of you.  I couldn’t be more proud that he took the time to send a picture and let me know how it turned out!

27 December, 2011

Turkey Soup

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Good Morning Readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!  I know you’re possibly “turkeyed out”, but I’ve had some requests to post ideas for leftovers.  I thought I’d start with a staple, that’s not only fairly easy to do, but budget-friendly and healthful.  Turkey soup!  This is a great way to use up leftovers
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24 December, 2011

Gravy

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Not a moment too soon, I’m going to walk you through making your own homemade turkey gravy to finish off your Traditional Christmas Dinner.  Although experienced cooks might cringe at the method I’m going to show you, I can promise you a really simple, yet fantastic gravy! The first step in this process is to
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21 December, 2011

Glazed Carrots and a Smashed Tater Brief

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Good Morning Readers! Again.. I’ve missed a day in our Christmas Dinner how-to.  Christmas is running up behind me, and I have a sick boy on my hands.  Ok, enough excuses, let’s make a couple of great sides to go with our stuffed turkey! Glazed carrots are a great addition to your holiday meal.  Not
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19 December, 2011

The Christmas Turkey

Good morning everyone!  I hope you all had a great weekend.  The countdown to Christmas seems to be getting faster and faster… Today we’re going to walk through cooking our Christmas turkey!  I don’t want you guys to be nervous, or even think you can’t possibly pull this off.  Although there’s a time investment, it’s
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16 December, 2011

Sage Stuffing

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Sage stuffing has been a staple in our holiday turkey dinners ever since I can remember.  This recipe is a simple, and tasty basic stuffing (or dressing) that is very likable since it contains only basic ingredients, and cooks right in the bird.  I’ve written up the ingredients for you under “Shopping Lists” so you’ll
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12 December, 2011

Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas

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Here’s what you’ll need: 3 C Shredded, cooked chicken  (I used a mix of legs and breast meat) 1 650 ML jar of salsa (the lower-cost, more liquidy types work well!) 1 Can sliced black olives (only if you like them!) 1 Can cream of chicken soup 4 C Grated cheddar (I used double cheddar,
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