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tiggergirl9
11-26-2004, 10:48 AM
Well, Thanksgiving is over and the huge reminder is a 25 lb tough turkey in the fridge. Dark meat is okay, but light is dry and a little tough. Any suggestions for pepping up a dry turkey??


Leenie
11-26-2004, 06:33 PM
Yes, there are several ways. 1 is to use turkey juice but to save on fat and calories, boil up some chicken boulion/chicken broth, put the white meat turkey in a baking dish, pour the chicken broth over the turkey (use as much as you like) and cover it with alum. foil tightly. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or so, enuf to heat it well. The foil will keep the moisture in and the broth will give it flavor :)

Enjoy :)

a broad abroad
11-27-2004, 08:19 AM
Fiery Turkey-Pate Crostini

1 tbsp. olive oil
2/3 cup coarsely chopped green onions
2 garlic cloves
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
2 cups chopped, cooked turkey (about 10 oz.)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped water chestnuts
2 tbsp. light mayonnaise
3/4 tsp. Cajun seasoning
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
2 tbsp. white wine vinegar
1 tbsp. soy sauce

Saute onions, garlic and pepper for about 1 minute. Place all ingredients in a food processor until well blended. Cover and chill at least 8 hours.

Suggested serving: As a topping for pita chips, toast, whole wheat crackers