Weekly Menu Plan: 11/29/10

turkey leftover cassoulet

One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

Spice it up After the Holidays with Leftover Turkey and Vegetable Curry

turkey vegetable curry lead

This vegetable curry is perfect for using up some of your turkey leftovers from Thanksgiving, or you can make it without the turkey for a completely vegetarian meal as well. Both ways, this meal is sure to satisfy on cold nights in the winter. We had a lovely, quiet Thanksgiving. One that I am thankful […]

Vegetable Curry with Leftover Turkey

1/2 head broccoli 1/2 head cauliflower 2 cups leftover turkey, chopped or sliced** 3/4 cup turkey, chicken or vegetable stock** 1 tablespoon coconut or olive oil 1/2 large yellow onion, diced 1 green chili, diced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon chili […]

Thankful on Thanksgiving

kjell in the hospital

It’s Thanksgiving. Instead of running from Mankato to east of the cities, back to the center of it all, we sat at home getting ready to head to just one dinner hosted by my aunt and attended by the extended family on my mom’s side. I brought a pie, which was rather last minute. I […]

Weekly Menu Plan: Thanksgiving Dinner Ebook

red velvet sandwich cookies

One of the things we strive for when planning our menus is making everything fit together into one nice, neat little package. We look to use ingredients in different ways throughout the week so that we’re benefiting from the ability of do-aheads and being able to buy in bulk. We also benefit from a well-stocked […]

Apple Pie Cheesecake: Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef

apple pie cheesecake 1

Food is a passion. I’m not sure that it necessarily comes out all the time as I tell you about the mess my kids and I made, how I have taken to making my own fruit snacks or that I’m making ice cream in the fall, but I hope it does. I hope that you […]

Gluten-Free Apple Pie Cheesecake

Crust: 8 ounces gluten-free gingersnap cookies 3 tablespoons butter, melted Apple Pie Layer: 4 cups apples, peeled and sliced 1/2 lemon, juiced 3 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon sweet rice flour (or all-purpose flour) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon salt Cheesecake Layer: 3 8-ounce packages cream cheese, room temperature 1 1/3 cup sugar […]