Breaking Ankles for Fondue

Crystal tells me a hilarious story about attempting to order chicken breasts in another language, the time her husband broke his ankle buying fondue cheese and what she thinks would help make our population healthier.

People should eat less packaged foods and try to eat local or garden more frequently. She loves breastfeeding, fondue and letting her eldest child pick out new foods to try at the grocery store.

The Eight Best Ways to use Turkey Dinner Leftovers

My top seven meal ideas for using your holiday dinner leftovers. From brussels sprouts au gratin to BBQ chili nachos I’ve got tasty, fast creative ideas for your leftover turkey.

The turkey, cranberry and brie melts are sure to please the foodies in every family.

My leftover brussels sprouts au gratin is made in a glass casserole dish or pie plate with a bottom base of chopped sprouts followed by a light dusting of grated parmesan cheese. Next we layer chopped turkey, mashed potatoes, onions and cheese onto the sprouts. We top the dish with green onions and ham for a colorful finish that provides a wonderful flavor palate and texture.

Recipe: Cranberry sauce

I’ll make any excuse I can to spend the day in the kitchen preparing for a large traditional (East Coast) turkey dinner. This is the first holiday meal in our new house and I’m busy preparing as much as I can the day before the big meal. I’ll be working in a new kitchen tomorrow that I’m…