Month: November 2012

The “Ps” of Long Term Success, the Final Piece of the Puzzle AND my FIRST EVER GIVEAWAY!

You’ve got PASSION, are PLANNED and PREPARED. You’ve PROCEEDED towards your goal with PERSISTENCE and you PAY ATTENTION with PATIENCE. You have a PASSION for your goal, and have a well-defined PLAN and are PREPARED. You PROCEEDED on your path, with PERSISTENCE

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Welcome to All My New Followers!

Just a quick post right now. I want to welcome my new followers and thank all the others who have been following me for months. I hope that you find this blog has useful information for you. I try to

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Turkey Dumpling Soup

Turkey Dumpling SoupServes 4 Soup:1 teaspoon olive oil1/2 onion, minced2 carrots, diced2 stalks celery, sliced thinly1 garlic clove, smashed and minced16 ounces (2 cups) reduced sodium chicken stock12 (1.5 cups) ounces water4 ounces (0.5 cup) white wine8 ounces shredded, cooked turkey (or chicken)1 teaspoon

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Creamy Turkey, Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

Creamy Turkey, Wild Rice and Mushroom SoupServe 4 1 teaspoon olive oil1/2 medium onion, diced1 clove garlic, smashed and minced8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced1/4 cup shredded carrotSeasoning (your preference–I used Penzey’s Sunny Paris.)1 cup reduced sodium chicken stock (I used

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Ginger Broccoli Pork Stir Fry

Ginger Broccoli Pork Stir Fry Serves 6 3 cups fresh (or frozen) broccoli 24 ounces pork, sliced into 1″ x 1/2″ strips 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced 2 cloves garlic, smashed and minced 10 teaspoons

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I Will Return…

Ugh. I ate well yesterday, and currently I am still in a borderline post-feast coma. When I fully recover, I will post the pictures of the feast and will post the LAST “P” of long term success! And this “P”

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Bourbon Pecan Pie

Bourbon Pecan PieServes 12 (small pieces of a rich pie) 1 pie crust (this recipe assumes a store bought crust)1 cup pecan halves1/2 cup light corn syrup1/2 cup brown sugar4 tablespoon melted unsalted butter1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 large eggs1 tablespoon molasses1.5

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Turkey Gravy

Turkey GravyServes:12 (1/4 cup portions) 2 cup pan drippings, with as much floating grease removed as possible1 cup hot waterRoux Salt and pepper as needed to taste Combine equal parts flour and melted butter together (roux). Start with 1/4 cup butter

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Basic Poultry Stuffing/Dressing

Basic Poultry StuffingServes: 12 18 slices bread, toasted and cubed (Healthy Life brand, Whole Wheat)2 tablespoon olive oilSeasoning as desired2 large onions, diced4 stalks celery, diced2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced2 teaspoon rubbed sage1/2 teaspoon black pepper8 strips of baconChicken

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Turkey Brine and Roasting Recipe

Brine2 quarts apple cider 2 cups dark brown sugar, packed 2 cups kosher salt 1/4 cup black peppercorns 1 tablespoon juniper berries 4 bay leaves 1 cinnamon sticks (3-inch) 1 teaspoon whole cloves 4 quarts dark beer (I am using

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