Monday, December 31, 2012

Turkey Stew with Dumplings

This is an easy way to use up leftover turkey.  Just toss the ingredients into the slow cooker in the morning, and that afternoon you'll have a hearty, delicious meal ready.

Yield: 6 servings

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Gingerbread Men

Nothing says Christmas time like cookies, and this is one of the classics.

Yield: 60 cookies (I used a medium-sized cookie cutter)

Monday, December 24, 2012

Berry Tart

If you want to impress your friends with a dessert that looks great, then this is it.  You can mix up the fruit, too, if you have other favorites.

Yield: 12 servings.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Portobello Turkey Bake

A great way to use up some leftover turkey, this dish is both hearty and has great texture from the mushrooms.  And there's very little cleanup since it's just one skillet and one casserole dish.

Yield: 5 servings

Monday, December 17, 2012

Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread

There's nothing so tempting as the smell of cinnamon raisin bread while it's baking.  Your mouth with be salivating all day while it bakes and cools.

Yield: 1 large loaf

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Breasts

This recipe was really just an exercise in curiosity.  When I found it I thought it would be a unique texture that I hadn't tried before, and it turned out to be even better than I had expected.  Definitely worth making again.

Yield: 4 servings

Monday, December 3, 2012

Pony Cake

This cake was for the 4-year birthday of my friend's daughter.  Needless to say, the kids all liked it.  It's a lot of cake, though, so bring some adults to help eat it .

Yield: 24 servings.