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Turkey Leftovers - Get Creative With Your Kitchenware & Appliances

Make Use of Your Appliances for Left-Over Meals

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'Turkey leftovers' - those words stir up all kinds of recipes in our minds, but what should we prepare them with? This is a great opportunity to dust off those appliances you haven't used in awhile and get creative.

Here's a list of appliances and serving ware, with hints on how you can use them to prepare and serve those delicious turkey leftovers:

Blenders
Make turkey purees, meals for your baby, or to blend your salad dressings.

Casserole Dishes & Roasters
For turkey casseroles, pilafs, tetrazzinis, burritos, enchiladas and noodle dishes

Crockpots, Slowcookers, Pressure Cookers & Stockpots
  • Soups
  • Stews
  • Stroganofs
  • Chilis
  • Spaghetti with turkey meatballs
  • Teriyaki turkey
Deep Fryers
To make turkey balls and serve with sweet and sour sauce (like chicken balls and just as good!)

Grills & Barbecues
For turkey burgers, and kebabs.

Meat Grinders
To grind turkey for burgers and loaves, or to make sausages.

Muffin Tins and Loaf Pans
For creamed turkey in pastry shells, and turkey meatloaf.

Pie Plates
For making hot turkey pot pies or quiche.

Processors
To chop and dice all your vegetables and turkey for soups, stews, turkey salad sandwiches, and many other recipes.

Quesadilla Makers
For those great quesadillas - a family treat!

Rotisseries
Great for making turkey kebabs, or roasting a turkey breast.

Salad Bowls & Serving Platters
For those wonderful turkey vegetable or pasta salads, or to serve up a cold plate of turkey with garnishes, appetizers, or piles of clubhouse sandwiches.

Sandwich Makers
For making grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches.

Skillets & Stir-Fry Pans
  • Turkey chow mein or stir-frys
  • Turkey hash or meatballs
  • Turkey curry dishes or fricasees
Toasters & Toaster Ovens
For preparing turkey, clubhouse or western sandwiches, or to toast appetizers.

Tortilla Makers
To make tortillas for those delicious turkey wraps, tacos, burritos, and enchiladas.

So now that you've retrieved that 'dormant' appliance, check out the great recipe sites at About - Food & Drink.

Once on the site, just type in 'turkey' in the 'Find Recipes' search bar, or pick from the index on the left. I'm sure you'll find great ways to serve your turkey leftovers - I found lots.

Bon Appetie!

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