I know we are nowhere near Thanksgiving, but we like to have a nice Thanksgiving meal a couple times throughout the year to test new recipes. This time around we had a bunch of leftovers and thought some Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls sounded delicious! Spoiler Alert! These egg rolls were freaking fantastic! Plus, you get to dip them in gravy! Easily the best leftover dish that we have ever made. Trust me, we have made a ton.
Well it is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and I want to give my annual quick tips. I know that cooking in general can be stressful enough, without the added pressure of having a houseful of guests. So I want to help you all out with a few tips, tricks and time saving ideas. Below I have listed a few tips and shortcuts that can help ease your stress and make your thanksgiving a tad bit more joyous. I have created a sample menu and timing that you can use to make Thanksgiving as easy as possible. Also, there are plenty of tips from what turkey to choose all the way to how to cook a frozen turkey. Yes you can cook a frozen turkey and it will turn out delicious. Its all in there. If you have any other questions, click the Ask Rex link in the menu above. I will be around answering emails all week.
One of my favorite breakfast meals is biscuits and sausage gravy. I just love tender biscuits covered in thick and creamy sausage gravy. I prefer a spicy sausage in mine, but with the kids eating my food these days, I have to opt for mild. Sad but they will grow up soon. Then I can get back to the spicy stuff. The great thing about this recipe, is that it works with any type of sausage that you enjoy!
I don’t know about you, but we always make way more food than we need for Thanksgiving so that we can have leftovers. I almost think that the leftovers are better than the original meal. I know it sounds wrong, but Thanksgiving leftovers are the bomb! Usually we have a pretty well balanced amount of leftovers. However, this time we had more leftover potatoes than usual. So, I decided that it was time to come up with a recipe that featured leftover mashed potatoes. This Thanksgiving Shepherd’s Pie features leftover turkey, gravy, vegetables all topped with a nice layer of potatoes. It was a hit and I am sure it will be a hit at your house!
Well it is the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and I want to give my annual quick tips. Thanksgiving can be a stressful time for any cook. Accepting or asking for help is not a sign of weakness. It can the one thing that keeps you sane during this sometimes stressful holiday. Below I have listed a few tips and shortcuts that can help ease your stress and make your thanksgiving a tad bit more joyous. Be as prepared as possible. I have created a sample menu and timing that you can use to make Thanksgiving as easy as possible. Also, there are plenty of tips from what turkey to choose all the way to how to cook a frozen turkey. Its all in there.
Back in the day I used to work at a go-kart track that was situated right next to Ponderosa Steak House. One of my favorite lunch time meals was Sirloin Tips. I haven’t thought of that for a while until I went to the store and saw that top sirloin steaks were on sale. So … Read moreSirloin Tips with Mushrooms
Ever since passing an Ikea on my way to DC the other day I have been craving Swedish Meatballs. Hard to believe but Ikea has great affordable food. My favorite is the Swedish Meatballs. Those tasty little meatballs in the delicious beef gravy. After having the craving for a few days I decided to … Read moreSwedish Meatballs
The other night I asked Dana what she would like for dinner and she immediately said, “Spaghetti and Meatballs”. Easy, however, Dana is Italian and I did not want to offend her. So I asked if she had a recipe. She said, “meat, egg, bread crumbs and spices”. That left just a little bit to … Read moreEasy Meatballs