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Thread: Thanksgiving -What have you made/done with your leftovers ?

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    Thanksgiving -What have you made/done with your leftovers ?

    I was lucky enough to get the ham bone from out family dinner- I made Ham and bean soup , perfect for a chilly day and the house smells so good

    What have you made/done with your leftovers ?
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    We have so much turkey leftover from a 20 pounder that I have no idea what to do with it. I gave some to my sister to take to moms with her but still have so much left. I don't like it heated up after the first time and we are not really casserole people. So any ideas? Don't have much left of anything else. The two big bowls of cranberry salad are gone and the broccoli salad was gone that day.
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    I had leftover mashed pot, stuffing, turkey and gravy. I mix turkey and stuffing together..put in a baking dish..top with the leftover mashed pot...and dot with butter. Bake for about an hour at 350. The top of the potatoes should be a little browned. I serve this with gravy and cranberry sauce. It is called Amish Wedding Pie.

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    Got to take a few leftovers home. They made good sandwiches.

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    Athome- can you freeze it for later ?
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    making broth with the carcass of the turkey.

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    I have a big bag of turkey I took off the carcass after leaving it in the roaster in the oven for a few hours. Froze the broth for later also. I just have so much, maybe I can get my son to come and get some. I will freeze if all else fails and then probably throw it away next year when I find it!!LOL
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    I make a casserole, sliced Dressing, white meat turkey slices, and pour turkeyn gravy over all and cover with foil, bake about 400 degrees for about 40 minutes. Serve with cranberry sauce.
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    Quote Originally Posted by athomenow View Post
    We have so much turkey leftover from a 20 pounder that I have no idea what to do with it. I gave some to my sister to take to moms with her but still have so much left. I don't like it heated up after the first time and we are not really casserole people. So any ideas? Don't have much left of anything else. The two big bowls of cranberry salad are gone and the broccoli salad was gone that day.
    Turkey tacos! A tradition in our family for years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharon b View Post
    Athome- can you freeze it for later ?
    Yes, You can and it also makes great turkey salad...just add chopped celery and mayo. How about Turkey Tetrazini??

    I also make a turkey/barley soup. I put the carcass in a pot add water or broth.. cook till it all falls apart. strain the contents and the broth into another pot..add the leftover gravy/stuffing/carrots/onion/celery and a cup of rinsed barley. pick the meat off the bones..discard all the rest...add some additional poultry seasoniong..cook until the barley is nice and fat/tender and you're good to go. Best turkey soup ever!!!
    Last edited by Honchey; 11-27-2011 at 08:09 PM.

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