Turkey

Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 1st, 2012

We returned from Sparta last night and I wish to thank all of you for your sympathy and kind words. Apart from the economic crisis even the weather is conspiring against us this year.  A big Siberian Freeze is hitting Europe the past week with snowfall all over the country, even here in Athens.  We […]

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In Greece the only time we Roast a Turkey is either on Christmas day or during the New Year.  I always cook it on Christmas Day, so I make all the preparation on Christmas Eve and while everyone is still asleep on Christmas day I roast it in the oven for 3 – 4 hours, […]

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Continue reading about Uses for leftovers – Part II: Our Christmas Dinner Turkey Soup and what to do with leftover Turkey

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 26th, 2010

I made this recipe last year but did not have time to post it.  If you have leftover turkey meat from your roasted turkey, cut it into very small pieces and use it instead of minced meat. I have a lot of recipes I have not managed to publish and I hope that this week […]

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Ivy on Ιουνίου 28th, 2010

We’ve been eating burgers quite often, especially now that I am watching my diet.   That’s why whenever I make some burgers, I make a big batch and freeze them, especially now that it’s summer and we go to the beach, by the time we shower and prepare a salad they are ready and we […]

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Continue reading about Greek Juicy Turkey Burgers. What’s your secret?

Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 28th, 2009

Hope you all had lovely Holidays.  I cannot say the same, as we had to spend a whole day in hospital on Wednesday, after my son had a stomach virus and then on Christmas day my husband caught it as well but thank God it only lasted for a few days and they are beginning […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 23rd, 2009

Most of us have a hard time deciding what to cook for the holidays. Here are a few ideas and hope this will help a few of you. Psaronefri with prune sauce Stuffed Turkey Roulade Stuffed Turkey (Cypriot recipe) Cottage pie with your leftovers Roasted lamb or goat Beef in Dark Beer and Pumpkin Sweet […]

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Ivy on Οκτωβρίου 18th, 2009

This recipe was given to me by a friend, years ago before I started blogging and I didn’t think back then to ask her where she got this recipe from. Until today this is one of my favourite recipes and it’s one of those meals that you feel that you don’t need a dessert afterwards […]

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Ivy on Φεβρουαρίου 3rd, 2009

Τhis dish is perfect for any party and your guests will be impressed.   The filling is based on the same filling I stuff the Christmas Turkey but in case you don’t feel like stuffing a whole turkey this is equally tasty and less messy. The best part is that this dish can be prepared […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 27th, 2008

I suppose most of you know how to brine a turkey but for me this was the first time.   I decided to try it this year and it is a fact that it produces a great tasting turkey which is tender and juicier. I am glad I decided to brine it this year as I […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 4th, 2008

Yesterday I didn’t know what to prepare for lunch and remembered that I had some lasagna in my pantry which were there for quite a long time. I had some vegetables, bell peppers and mushrooms and some spring onions, carrots, parsley and eggplants from last week’s visit to the farmers” market, which needed to be […]

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