12 Great Recipes to Use Leftover Turkey

partially carved turkey carcass

Don’t want to just reheat your leftover turkey? Try one of these recipes that use leftover turkey or chicken equally well, making them a great way to use it up, save money, and enjoy good eats. Got turkey?  It seems that every year is different. One year you might not have a big enough bird at […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly)

pot pie with slices removed next to fork and red checked cloth

Chicken Pot Pie is a sure-fire favorite at my house. Flaky, buttery crust surrounds chicken, vegetables, and a delectable homemade gravy for delicious comfort food. Years ago when I had my second baby I was surrounded by good cooks who spoiled me once the baby was born. This Chicken Pot Pie was one of those […]

How to Cook a Turkey the Easy Way

Wondering how to cook a turkey? We’ve got you covered with these easy tips that result in a delicious roast turkey. I’m hosting Thanksgiving, but I don’t know how to do it. I’m not sure how to cook a turkey. What in the world am I going to do? Don’t panic. We’ve all been there. […]

The Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole You’ll Want on Repeat

gratin dish with enchilada casserole

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Casserole comes together quickly, freezes beautifully, and makes for a delicious and hearty main dish. Make a double batch so you can repeat the experience next week! Dinnertime can be a delicious time. Or it can be a headache.  Sure, there’s the burger joint around the corner. Or the taco shop down […]

Prep Your Turkey Stock Ingredients in Advance

food storage box with aromatics and vegetables to make stock

Save time after your holiday meals by prepping your turkey stock ingredients beforehand. You’ll save motions and make stock-making so much easier. Everybody knows that homemade chicken or turkey stock is tastier than the can. And it’s a frugal way to stretch your original purchase of fowl. After all, making turkey stock is practically free! […]

Homemade Chili with Jalapeños

Fresh jalapenos give heat and flavor to this simple homemade chili that comes together in 30 minutes or less. Enjoy it for an easy weeknight dinner. You work hard all day. Your family is hungry. You want a quick and easy meal that doesn’t take all day or cost a fortune. It’s not too much […]

Turkey Pesto Panini

Turkey Pesto Panini are super fun sandwiches to make. They’re uber-comforting, freezer-friendly, AND even great for potlucks! Grab the recipe and get pressing these gooey, cheesy, delicious, pesto-infused sandwiches. My husband works at a state university. His department often enlists the aid of student workers, and Paulette, a sweet lady in the department often works […]

How to Carve A Chicken (or Turkey)

whole chicken on cutting board

Roasting a whole chicken is a delicious and economical way to enjoy a hearty protein. But, how in the world do you carve a chicken?! There’s no question that roasting a whole chicken (or buying one from the grocery store rotisserie) is a great way to enjoy succulent chicken meat for a lower price and […]