Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes: Turkey Empanadas

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes: Turkey Empanadas

Here’s a fun and creative idea for using up leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Empanadas! What Are Empanadas? Empanadas are little meat and/or veggie-filled pockets. They’re popular in the Caribbean and Latin America, where you can find them filled with beef or chicken, potatoes, hard-boiled egg, olives, raisins, onions, and other good stuff. Empanadas are great for parties. They’re a breeze …

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Crockpot Stuffing

Crockpot Stuffing

Crockpot Stuffing is perfect to free up the oven for Thanksgiving dinner! Cornbread stuffing, potato bread, celery, and sage – such an easy side dish! Oven space is always limited during Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner preparations! This crockpot stuffing is perfect for freeing up valuable oven space for the turkey or other side dishes that …

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Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Homemade Green Bean Casserole

This Green Bean Casserole recipe made with homemade ingredients is one of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. My husband makes it every year and we just love it. It’s creamy and comforting, with lots of mushrooms and homemade onion rings……… the kind of food that brings back childhood memories and soothes your soul. Homemade Green …

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Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables

Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables

Super Easy Roasted Winter Vegetables- Fancy enough to serve as part of your Holiday meals. Easy enough to make any day! {vegetarian, vegan,GF, clean- eating} Something special happens when you take healthy in-season Fall/Winter vegetables and give them a light drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt and place them in the …

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How To Make A Fruit Tray

How To Make A Fruit Tray

Need to know how to make a fruit tray or just some ideas? This is a great how to guide to help you plan out what you’ll need. I have a pretty awesome post today in my opinion!  This how to make a fruit tray guide will be a hit at your next party and …

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Homemade Turkey Gravy

Homemade Turkey Gravy

An easy and foolproof way to make Homemade Turkey Gravy with or without drippings. Use this recipe to make almost any gravy- chicken, pork, beef, or turkey! *Originally published November 2016. Photos and text updated.* Homemade Turkey Gravy I know gravy scares a lot of people and it shouldn’t. I promise, promise, promise it really …

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Wild Mushroom Gravy

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Recipe by me, photos by Rikki Snyder Before I stopped eating meat, turkey was always an afterthought for me on Thanksgiving. It was the gravy and mashed potatoes, the cranberries, the green bean casserole . . . those were what I really loved to pile on my plate. The turkey was just an obstacle—my mom …

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