One Pot Meals

Nov 26

Turkey Cottage Pie (Re-Purposing Thanksgiving Leftovers)

I initially was calling this meal Turkey Shepherd’s Pie until Stuart ask me when was the last time I heard of someone shepherding a flock of turkeys? Sometimes the Scot’s can be so infuriating with their exactness. Regardless of the name given, shepherd’s pie, cottage pie, a casserole or a gratin, this meal is a …

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Nov 24

Homemade Roast Turkey Soup

Preparing a turkey soup from the remains of Thanksgiving has become the second most important dish after the pot pies from the remains of the turkey for me. Unfortunately, most people are so stuffed after the Thanksgiving Dinner that the turkey carcass is discarded and that is a true shame. If you still have your …

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Nov 22

“His” & “Hers” Individual Sized Poultry Pot Pies

Whether you have turkey leftovers from Thanksgiving or Christmas Dinner or chicken from a Sunday Roast, there few better uses of the leftover meat then a pot pie. I do love a good pot pie and in a previous post: Nothing Better Than a Homemade Chicken Pot Pie I went into detail on how to …

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Nov 21

Comforting Slow Braised Beef Heaven

Even though I do say so my self, I made a dish this weekend that is worthy of a place in my top dishes ever. Simple ingredients and long, slow cooking produced a beef dish that was like a warm hug. Before I describe what the dish was, I have to say that some of …

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Oct 19

The Best Crock Pot Roast & Vegetables with Homemade Gravy

There are times when using the crock pot (slow cooker) is the best possible way to cook a meal because of simplicity, time and because of the cut of meat, low and slow is the perfect way to break down a traditionally tough but flavorful piece of meat. I am still learning how to cook …

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