Turkey and Cranberry Stew

Now that I have made a recipe with the turkey legs, there is still the business of cooking the leftover bits. This includes the neck, backbone, giblets and the rest of the turkey frame. I typically like to use a slow cooker for this because it does such a good job bringing out goodness from [...]

Pork Ginataan

This week has been SO busy. Working two emergencies at once is beginning to wear me down. With Eastern Equine Encephalitis, the emergency period is short. It lasts long enough to make sure mosquito treatment is applied to prevent further animal and human cases. That also mean some long days. We have a lot of [...]

Sundubu Jjigae (Korean Spicy Soft Tofu Stew)

I chose a Korean dish this week because it was simple to make with lots of flavor. Also, this dish was not a dish that would be overly salty. I started with a recipe from My Korean Kitchen and made some changes. Typically Asian dishes use a lot of salty ingredients. This one does not [...]

Thanksgiving in July – Slow Cooker Mexican Turkey and Potato Stew

Have you ever heard of the Christmas in July sales?  I haven't seen them as much lately, but I remembering them being more prominent when the Internet wasn't the main way to shop.  I'm making this post about Thanksgiving in July because I have a full turkey in the freezer from last Thanksgiving and Tony [...]