Turkey Shawarma with Whole Wheat Flatbread

In honor of this season’s final Formula One Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, I’m using the turkey thighs I froze at Thanksgiving to make Shawarma. A while back, I found an excellent marinade for Chicken Shawarma at Recipe Tin Eats that’s now my go-to. Full of aromatic garlic, cumin, coriander, and cardamom brightened by lemonContinue reading “Turkey Shawarma with Whole Wheat Flatbread”

Easy Cheesy Tortellini Bake with 20-Minute Tomato Sauce

Today for meatless Monday we’re keeping it short and sweet. This Baked Tortellini is the ultimate comfort food, and features a quick 20-minute tomato sauce that’s so easy a 10 year old could make it. I mean that literally – it’s the same tomato sauce I learned to make in 6th grade home economics classContinue reading “Easy Cheesy Tortellini Bake with 20-Minute Tomato Sauce”

Time to Talk Turkey

Like much of the country, I’m not cooking for the usual 20 guests this Thanksgiving. The turkeys I pre-ordered from Fossil Farms back in September arrived on Friday, and I was thankful that my sister was able to use one of them. I ordered two small turkeys instead of one large because they cook fasterContinue reading “Time to Talk Turkey”

Bison Picadillo

This week I start to work through my fridge and freezer inventory to make room for the turkeys I pre-ordered before COVID-19 downsized our Thanksgiving.  Today’s culinary challenge is to use yesterday’s leftover rice and a tub of chopped tomatoes, peppers and onions I marinated to make gazpacho before I realized I was out of cucumbers.   SoContinue reading “Bison Picadillo”