And Here's One More Throwback for Turkey Day!

 

According to the National Turkey Federation (and who else would you ask?), nearly 88% of Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving.  They report that the average weight of a turkey purchased for Thanksgiving is 16 pounds, so that means that over…

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A Holiday Flashback!

Remembering a wonderful Thanksgiving from a few years ago... 

I loved this part! 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! 

In honor of the Founding Father who wanted the turkey to be declared our national symbol because the eagle was a bird "not of good…

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Turkey Mole Enchiladas! (Mo-lay! Mo-lay!)

As always, this year I'm determined to come up with some new ways to use the Remains of the (Thanksgiving) Day.  Not that I don’t love the annual progression of favorites!!

I spied a bag of flour tortillas in the…

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Ham and Ricotta Ravioli with Parmesan and Chives

Just another reminder that some of the most delicious meals come from trying something you haven't cooked before!  Here I am with a memorable bit of ham from 2014...

It's experiment time... again.  I'm always on the lookout for new…

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Stock Up for Hamapalooza!

This is truly not the glamorous part of cooking... but it’s a really valuable one. 

If your family is in the Ham-at-Easter camp, on Easter Monday, you get ready to break down all that's left of that pig taking up…

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Ham Cakes

Got Ham?  Then you really must...

In my never-ending quest to “repurpose” the Easter Ham...

I am a big fan of cakes.

Don’t panic!  I mean savory cakes:  salmon, veggie, tuna, shrimp, chicken, etc.  So, last night, I made a…

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Happy Easter 2021!

 

I'm not at all sure how this happened... but it's Easter... already!

I hope you and yours have a wonderful day together, and, to help make Sunday (and the days thereafter) a bit easier, here are some of This

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It's (Always) Time for Soda Bread!

Following a large number of requests... I'm going to post a recipe for soda bread today... 

Bear with me... and be prepared, I like a far more traditional recipe... no fat and no sugar or raisins... 

So... while I have…

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