Russian Sweet and Sour Turkey Stew

So I decided to do something a bit different with the turkey frame from the Thanksgiving turkey breast.  I have already made two soups that are more standard: Turkey Lentil Soup and Turkey Split Pea Soup with Broccoli.  Now I want to change it up a bit to something out of the ordinary.  Not to [...]

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Squash and Lentil Pork Stew

As we here in the United States are influenced by the cultures that live near us, so does the rest of the world.  Here in Michigan we have Middle Eastern and Canadian influences.  Southwestern US has a lot of great influences from Mexico.  This recipe is from New Zealand with influences of Asia.  Nancy Heishman posted [...]

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 [...]

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili

I'm always looking for funky chili recipes.  Don't get me wrong, I like a good standard chili.  But chili can be downright interesting.  I've made it with peanut butter and cinnamon.  Squash is another ingredient I like to use in chili.  It provides a sweetness that tastes amazing.  When I found this recipe from Cookie [...]

Beef, Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

Looking through my pile of recipes, this one caught my attention.  What's not to love about a soup with beef, brown rice and mushrooms?  The original recipe from Very Well uses some high sodium ingredients like canned mushrooms and reduced sodium beef broth.  Yep, reduced sodium beef broth is still too much sodium for a [...]