Wednesday, January 4, 2012

25 LB Turkey (Roasted not Fried)

I roasted a 25 pound turkey for New Years Day, just because I felt like it.

On the table:
  • Dark Meat
  • White Meat
  • Stuffing from inside the bird
  • Homemade cream corn (the canned kind is disgusting)
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Roasted Carrots with Pearl Onions
  • Rich Turkey Gravy
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Crescent Rolls (from a tube, because who cares about the rolls when the food is that awesome).
The next day: I made a Turkey Curry with yellow and red bell peppers, raisins, onion, pineapple juice and medium + mild curry powder. I just toss it all into a casserole dish and bake it at 425 until it's hot. Serve with Basmati Rice and Naan bread.

I also gave my mother a huge grocery bag full of left overs because lets face it, no matter how hard I try I cannot manage to use up a 25 lb turkey without some help. We can only eat so many turkey + stuffing sandwiches! :)

Today: I am boiling the bones and making stock for the soup I shall create tomorrow and just in time as well, I am coming down with something. Nothing a huge pot of turkey soup can't cure (I hope)!

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1 comment:

  1. I can confirm the tastiness of this meal! YUM... I used some of the leftovers to make turkey and egg noodles,turkey soup, and many sandwiches... turkey pot pie is on the menu for tomorrow ! All of this was very nice, since i didn't have to cook the meal,I enjoyed even more :) Thanks for the leftovers!! Mom