Turkey Leftovers

When of the side effects of Thanksgiving dinner is the large amount of turkey leftovers from the meal. I am thinking that because there is so many other things to eat on Thanksgiving (stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce…) that we don’t eat that much turkey. Since it is a bigger bird, there tends to be lots of leftovers. Truthfully, I don’t mind the leftovers because it makes meal planning for the week that much easier.

I tend to eat turkey about four more times during the week of Thanksgiving. My go-to meals are turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey pot pie and turkey with pasta. But the one dish I enjoy the post is an open-faced hot turkey sandwich. You just don’t put turkey and gravy on white bread and call it a day – you have to dress up the sandwich a bit.

My ultimate Open Faced Turkey Sandwich


1) Get a slice of white bread and add a layer of mayo

2) Place your assorted turkey on top of the sandwich

3) Place a generous helping of stuffing on top. If you have run out of stuffing it is easy to make some more. Just get some stale bread – heat in a pan with sherry, celery, onions and pecans for a few minutes. During the last minute or two, add a few tablespoons of chicken/turkey broth and a slab of butter. Put the mixture in the oven for about 10 minutes at 375 and boom – instant stuffing.

4) Smother the whole thing with gravy

5) Top with a slice of cranberry sauce and if you feel like some vegetables – add some peas.



NYC Marathon News!

Bib numbers were released this afternoon – finally! That isn’t what we were waiting for though. The important info is your wave and corral colours. I am officially in Wave 3 (the wave I wanted) and in the Green Corral. The Green Corral folks are the ones going on the lower deck of the Verrazano-Narrows bridge. I’m a bit bummed that I won’t be on the top – but you still get the view!

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1 Comment

  1. Amy

    Yay for crossing the Verrazano! I am so excited for you! And I can’t wait to read about it. I love hearing about the NYC Marathon. Yum-I can’t wait for Thanksgiving!
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