"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > Menu Planning > Special Events Planning & Holiday Cooking
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-27-2017, 12:07 AM   #31
Chef Extraordinaire
 
buckytom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: My mountain
Posts: 19,857
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
We've been eating Turkey in some shape or another since Thursday.

Last night I made DH's favorite:

Attachment 28531

Attachment 28532

Turkey Pot Pie in my Cast Iron Skillet, a requirement of DH's

It was alright I suppose, I wasn't that happy with the crust,
but y'know if he's happy, that's all that matters in the end.

Wow! That looks great!
__________________

__________________
The next time someone asks what you did this past weekend, squint really hard and say, "Why, what did you hear?"
buckytom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2017, 12:35 AM   #32
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Addie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: East Boston, MA
Posts: 20,660
I tossed all the leftovers along with the stuffing an gravy including the chopped up carcass into my large soup pot and made a turkey soup to die for. We couldn't stop eating it.
__________________

__________________
Illegitimi non carborundum!
I don't want my last words to be, "I wish I had spent more time doing housework"
Addie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2017, 04:29 PM   #33
Executive Chef
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Pittsburgh PA
Posts: 3,100
I made the Turkey Tetrazzini with the spaghetti squash, and I do not recommend it. I ate it, only to not waste it, but it's not something I would make again.
__________________
CarolPa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-04-2017, 06:08 PM   #34
Chef Extraordinaire
 
buckytom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: My mountain
Posts: 19,857
I'm finally going to get to eat my Thanksgiving turkey this Friday!

We met my mother, brother, and his family at an Italian restaurant on Thanksgiving this year (against everyone's wishes but my brother's )

When I saw their turkey dinner special, I ordered veal.

Anyway, my wife got 2 free turkeys at the local supermarket, so we froze one for Christmas, and since I took Friday off to put up Christmas lights on the house, I'm going to roast the other one. Sides will be sausage and mushroom dressing, cranberry sauce, steamed stringbeans, and pearl onions in cream sauce.

I can't wait. I really missed having a normal Thanksgiving dinner.

Now the only decision is do I brine the bird, or not?
__________________
The next time someone asks what you did this past weekend, squint really hard and say, "Why, what did you hear?"
buckytom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 12:34 AM   #35
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,538
Brine it, you have the time for it. I hope you enjoy your dinner, I miss mine this year, too.
__________________
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 01:16 AM   #36
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Addie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: East Boston, MA
Posts: 20,660
Quote:
Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60 View Post
Brine it, you have the time for it. I hope you enjoy your dinner, I miss mine this year, too.
What she said. And Princess, I am so sorry you had to miss your dinner. Take the advice you sent to bt. It is never to late to have it. Even if it is a minimal meal for just the two of you. Even though it was just Pirate and myself, I did make a turkey with stuffing at both ends. He made a veggie for himself. No dessert.
__________________
Illegitimi non carborundum!
I don't want my last words to be, "I wish I had spent more time doing housework"
Addie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 06:03 AM   #37
Master Chef
 
CraigC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 5,617
I made smoked turkey and tasso jambalaya on Sunday which we will probably have this evening.
__________________
If you're gonna make a Key Lime pie, you have to use real Key Limes!
CraigC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-05-2017, 11:53 AM   #38
Master Chef
 
msmofet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 9,557
I have 1 quart of cream of turkey and long grain/wild rice soup left in freezer.
__________________
There is freedom within, there is freedom without
Try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
There's a battle ahead, many battles are lost
msmofet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 02:00 PM   #39
Senior Cook
 
JustJoel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 219
Fat from turkey stock. Schmaltz or garbage?

I made a beautiful stock from the turkey carcass and leftover meat. There’s almost two cups of fat that I skimmed from the top. Is this fat as wonderful as schmaltz (chicken fat), or should I just toss it in the garbage?
__________________
Dance like no one’s watching, sing like no one’s listening, but cook like EVERYONE is eating!
https://justjoel59.wordpress.com
JustJoel is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-07-2017, 07:39 PM   #40
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 2,934
Quote:
Originally Posted by JustJoel View Post
I made a beautiful stock from the turkey carcass and leftover meat. There’s almost two cups of fat that I skimmed from the top. Is this fat as wonderful as schmaltz (chicken fat), or should I just toss it in the garbage?

NOOOOO! Don't throw that lovely fat away JJ!!
I too made "Turkey Jello" that had a gorgeous
layer of goodness on top.
Once it was chilled, I was able gingerly scrape it
off the top and froze it for later use...
like HomeFries or Scrambled Eggs...
Ooh, heh! Confit Turkey Legs!!!


Name:   ssshhhh.jpg
Views: 24
Size:  8.4 KB

Don't tell DH that I do that, he claims to HATE any sort of fat ...
__________________

__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
leftovers, thanksgiving

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.