Butterflied Roast Turkey with Winter Panzanella

This is a quicker method to cook a turkey.  It is also great with chicken.  You get all the benefits of roasting a stuffed bird, but without the hassle of having to stuff it and then dig it out!

Tarragon Turkey Salad

Another use for leftovers from Turkey Day!  This would also be good with cooked chicken or tuna fish.

Hominy Turkey Chili

You can make this as hot and spicy as you like.  Using a can of Rotel tomatoes will make the chili hotter, otherwise it is not really hot.

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

This is one way to use up some turkey leftovers.  This recipe calls for ground turkey, but you could just as easily substitute chopped, cooked turkey!

Herb Brined Creole Turkey

This recipe is from “Coastal Living” magazine. The herb here is dried thyme. This is a really easy recipe to make. Just brine the turkey in your refrigerator, then loosen the turkey’s skin, season with creole seasoning, and roast!  I’ve included Emeril Lagasse’s recipe, that his original “essence” is based on, if you don’t have…

Spicy Cornbread and Sausage Dressing

This cornbread dressing is spicy because of the addition of poblano peppers and the use of andouille sausage.  You could also use a milder bell pepper, if you prefer, and a kielbasa sausage, but then it wouldn’t be too spicy, would it?