So we’re at the grocery store last Wednesday and the turkeys are 78¢ a pound. Moderation kind of blew out the window as we struggled to dump a 23-pounder into the cart.
By now, I am running out of things to do with turkey leftovers. Yesterday we had a turkey pot-pie and today for lunch, turkey salad sandwiches on fresh-out-of-the-oven whole wheat bread. The bread is delicious and helps de-monotonify the turkey.
There’s still four or five pounds of turkey in the refrigerator. Turkey ala king is an option, or maybe turkey alfredo. And then there’s the old standby: turkey dog food.
This turned out pretty good! I added garlic, rosemary, basil and a little oregano, so it has a subtle Italian flavor. This is just too easy.
Writer Dana Stabenow posted a recipe for bread that doesn’t require any rigourous exercise. Instead of “kneading” and “punching”, you “stir” and “gently fold”. This is a crusty, delicious loaf of bread with plenty of big holes for butter to melt into. Mine wasn’t as pretty as the one in Ms. Stabenow’s blog post since I had to substitute the Dutch oven with a squarish glass casserole dish, but it sure is tasty – especially right out of the oven with a lot of butter!
I think I will try it again and substitute some of the flour with rye flour and throw in some caraway seeds.