leftovers

Thanksgiving Turkey Reuben

November 23, 2011
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Each Thanksgiving I like to come up with new leftover turkey panini recipes to share with you guys. Some of my past favorites have been Turkey Jalapeño Melt Panini (based on one of my husband’s favorite sandwiches from a local deli) and Turkey Cuban Panini (inspired by a Bobby Flay recipe). This year I’ve given two […]

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Leftover Turkey Panini: Turkey-Apple Salad Melt Panini

November 24, 2009
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As promised, I’ve got three more leftover Thanksgiving turkey panini ideas for you! I say “three more” because they are in addition to the three I brought you last year: Pulled Turkey Cranberry BBQ Sliders Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini Turkey, Cranberry & Havarti Panini It was a bit of a challenge to come […]

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Pulled Turkey Cranberry BBQ Sliders

November 27, 2008
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For today’s third and final installment of my Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches series, I bring to you Pulled Turkey Cranberry BBQ Sliders – shredded turkey with a homemade cranberry barbecue sauce (made from leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce!) and piled onto fluffy Hawaiian dinner rolls.

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini

November 26, 2008
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It’s Part 2 of my Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwiches series!  Grilled on ciabatta and dressed with a sundried tomato mayo, my Prosciutto-Wrapped Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Panini transform your leftover turkey from “Thanksgiving traditional” to “club chic” (Get it? Club!).  Even if your turkey comes out a little on the dry side (it can happen […]

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Turkey, Cranberry & Havarti Panini (My 50th!)

November 25, 2008
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It’s my 50th sandwich – woo hoo!  The people have spoken and Turkey, Cranberry & Havarti Panini it is.  Excellent choice, folks!  It’s the cranberry sauce that really make this one “taste like Thanksgiving”.  The buttery flavor of the Havarti is an excellent complement to the sweet-tartness of the cranberries.  I grilled the sandwich on […]

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Chipotle Chicken (No-Flip!) Quesadilla

October 25, 2008
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My husband tends to be more of an “appreciator” of food rather than a “creator”, but if there’s one thing he likes to make it’s quesadillas.  And he’ll make them out of anything.  Leftover hamburger in the fridge?  It goes in a quesadilla.  One more spoonful of peanut butter left in the jar?  Peanut butter […]

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Chicken-Grape Salad & Gruyere Panini

August 1, 2008
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Like that of many other time-strapped folks, my current weeknight dinner strategy is to cook just a few times a week and repurpose the leftovers in between.  I was on Day 3 of my five pounds of Chicken Marbella (which is amazing, by the way – I highly recommend Elise’s recipe!) today when I decided […]

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