Leftover Turkey Dinner Casserole

I have been on quite a hiatus from this blog lately.  I have been more than slightly overwhelmed and stressed lately, work has been crazy, life has been busy, school work, karate, swimming, husband has been away alot for work, doggy has not been well again and the rest of life and chores still need to be done all with Thanksgiving and an election thrown in just to liven things up!

We have been cooking and baking when there is time and have been trying out some of your lovely blog recipes.  Those I will share later.

Our Thanksgiving was in October so we did have a turkey dinner.  We also has alot of leftovers.  I have been really trying not to waste food and wanted to use every last bite.  After a few suggestions which Evie quickly was not up to eating she wanted to make up a dinner…I let her and this is what resulted.

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She did it all herself, even took the pictures with the exeception of the one above.  It was very good, her dad and I really liked it.  She thought it needed more gravy, and it probably could have used more, but that was all we had.

SInce American Thanksgiving will be coming up in November and then Christmas after that we thought this was a good time to share this “recipe”.

Basically she mashed the potato, carrot and turnip together

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chop enough turkey to cover bottom of casserole dish

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Then dollop the cold gelatinous gravy evenly over that (we put about a teaspoon of water over each dollop  to help it loosen once it started cooking).

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then sprinkle the leftover stuffing over that, note ours only has stuffing on a portion.  That is because Evie doesn’t like stuffing

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Spread mash over the top and give a sprinkle of salt and pepper

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Bake at 350F for about 30 minutes or until piping hot through the middle

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Serve with leftover cranberry sauce, or crack open a new can!

We did still have a large container of dark meat that did not go to waste, we gave it to our neighbor and they used it up for supper that night.

Use up those leftovers!!

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Easy Thai Green Curry

We found a product that we really liked.  This is not an advertisement, just my opinion.   I do not have any affiliates and I do not get paid or compensated to say anything here. If something is on my blog it is because I really use it and like it. If I try something and like it I want to share it.

Saha Thai Green Curry

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We tried this curry and the meal was awesome.  We made two meals out of this little jar.   Then we wanted to make it again and went back to the little store where we got the paste and they do not have it anymore. I found the website on the jar and we can order it from there, I think. I did get a lead from the lady in the store where I may be able to find it so I will have to check that out.

We followed the recipe on the jar and made a few adjustments, the addition of boiled potato chunks (great if you have leftover potatoes) and carrot.  Equally as good without.  I like those added because I have had that at a restaurant and thought it a good idea to add a few veg.

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Saute carrot in a pan and cook with a little oil until tender crisp.

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Add chicken and cook until no longer pink. Then add the amount of curry listed on the jar, I think it was either 1/2 or 1/4 cup.  Stir and cook a few minutes longer.

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Add a can of coconut milk.

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Stir and heat through.

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Add in the prepared potatoes and sliced red pepper and heat until those are just warmed through.

Serve with jasmine rice.

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This picture looks a little brothy, the picture above this one looks more creamy. The first time we made it we used a different brand coconut milk (the brand that we preferred in this recipe was Aroy-D),  that made it creamy and I preferred that one.   They were both good and the flavour was still the same.

It was really very good.  We made it twice in one week and now we are out of the curry.

If you can find this curry I really recommend that you give it a try.  It is an easy weeknight meal.

Here is the website in case anyone would like to check it out and they have recipes (www.sahacuisine.com), they also have some other products I would like to try too.