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Best Recipes Made From Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that your Thanksgiving dinner is over – you’re bound to need some delicious recipes to use up all of those leftovers!  (I have to admit, I love the meals we make with Thanksgiving leftovers even more than the actual Thanksgiving dinner!) Below is a collection of the Best Recipes Made From Thanksgiving Leftovers we’ve […]

Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey

This Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey is sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing partnership.  All opinions are 100% mine. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I know…you are probably asking yourself, “What IS a Spatchcocked Grilled Turkey?” Spatchcocked is simply a culinary term that refers to removing the backbone of a turkey (or other bird) so it […]

Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples

This Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples is sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing partnership. All opinions are 100% mine.   PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! This Slow Cooker Sourdough Stuffing with Turkey Sausage and Apples is so good – it may steal the show from your Thanksgiving turkey! Seriously – […]

Baked Manicotti with Turkey Sausage

Baked Manicotti with Turkey Sausage is a delicious recipe everyone should have in their collection! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Baked manicotti is a classic Italian dish that looks difficult to make – but it’s actually quite easy to prepare with a few tips and tricks we share in our recipe below. Traditionally, most baked manicotti […]

Turkey Pinwheel Bites

We’re sharing the recipe for these Turkey Pinwheel Bites as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Today is the first day of school for our 10-year-old – so that means getting back into the school time routine! Early morning wake-up calls…a quick breakfast…packing up lunch […]

Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Pizza

We’re sharing the last (at least for this year) 😉 of our Thanksgiving leftovers recipes today – and I have to say, I think we’ve saved one of the best for last! This Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Pizza is fantastic! Instead of tomato sauce, this pizza uses our smoky cranberry barbecue sauce as the base for […]

Curried Turkey and Rice Soup

For all of you celebrating today, Happy Thanksgiving! In addition to sending you our holiday wishes, today’s post is also a friendly reminder to save that turkey carcass after your Thanksgiving meal! You’ll need it to make this delicious Curried Turkey and Rice Soup! Start out by making a homemade turkey stock (you can find […]

Turkey and Gravy Savory Herbed Waffles

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been sharing all sorts of recipes that you can make using leftover Thanksgiving turkey. To share a little behind-the-scenes with you – we roasted, cooked with, and ate three (three!) turkeys in the last month so we would have cooked turkey for our recipe creations. And with two separate […]

Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes

This Poutine-Style Turkey, Gravy and Potatoes recipe is sponsored by Simply Potatoes®. All opinions are 100% mine. Also, be sure to enter our giveaway for a Le Creuset Baking Dish (retail value $50). See below for details! After your family’s Thanksgiving feast – do you often find yourself with a house full of guests visiting […]

Zesty Pulled Turkey

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we know you’ll be looking for new and delicious recipes to make with all of that leftover turkey – and that inspired today’s Zesty Pulled Turkey. This Zesty Pulled Turkey recipe was also inspired a bit by our Mexican pulled chicken – which happens to be one of the […]

Thanksgiving Casserole

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! I’ve been joking with my husband Jack that we should name this delicious Thanksgiving Casserole something like ‘Thanksgiving 2.0’ or ‘Thanksgiving Dinner Round 2’. But no matter what you call it – this easy Thanksgiving Casserole is a great way to use up your Thanksgiving leftovers and a great way to […]

Turkey Divan

Our Turkey Divan recipe is a delicious from-scratch version of a classic dish that dates back to the early 1900’s. It’s a wonderful way to create a second meal with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey and gravy. Originally made with chicken, broccoli and almonds then topped with Mornay sauce (a white sauce made with Gruyère Swiss […]

Cream of Turkey Soup with Fennel and Apple

We’ve been sitting on this Cream of Turkey Soup with Fennel and Apple recipe for almost a year, and I’m so excited to finally share it with all of you. We made (and photographed) this delicious soup last year a few days after Thanksgiving with various leftovers and other ingredients in our refrigerator. But by […]

Myles Standish Sandwich

A few weeks ago, I was browsing through the pages of this American home cooking cookbook and came across a recipe for the Myles Standish Sandwich.  Living in Plymouth, Massachusetts as we do, we can certainly appreciate living in the midst of so much early-American history, and Myles Standish was a key figure in our […]

Maple Cider Glazed Turkey

This Maple Cider Glazed Turkey is so delicious it just might become your new go-to family recipe for Thanksgiving turkey! Around the holidays, so many of us reach for the same family recipes year after year.  For our family, we’ve made this turkey recipe for as long as I can remember. But this Thanksgiving is […]

Easy Meat Lover’s Pizza

We developed this Easy Meat Lover’s Pizza as part of a sponsored post for SheKnows and the makers of the  HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® brand.  All opinions are 100% mine. This Easy Meat Lover’s Pizza is proof positive that you can still enjoy a delicious pizza night at home even if you’re making an effort to […]

Sloppy Tom Sandwich

A Sloppy Tom Sandwich is Sloppy Joe’s delicious poultry cousin – a play on the name “Tom” given to a male turkey! As you can probably guess from the name of this saucy sandwich, we’ve swapped in ground turkey for the typical ground beef that makes up this classic family-friendly meal. Very lean ground turkey […]

Cream of Turkey Soup

I LOVE today’s Cream of Turkey Soup recipe – and I’m starting to think that I enjoy all of the different recipes we make with Thanksgiving leftovers even more than I enjoy the official meal! Don’t get me wrong – Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – but I could eat bowl after bowl of this […]

Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Toasted Pecans

We’re celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday today here in the U.S., and Jack and I wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of you for visiting us here at A Family Feast! While many of you have written to us over the years to thank us for sharing our recipes – really, the pleasure […]

Turkey Brine Recipe & Thanksgiving Menu Planning

We’re sharing our favorite Turkey Brine recipe today plus some Thanksgiving Menu Planning Ideas as part of a sponsored post for College Inn. All opinions are 100% mine.  Two weeks to go until Thanksgiving…are you ready? No? OK …don’t panic…we are here to help! Today we’ll help you finalize your Thanksgiving menu with ideas for […]

Turkey Meatball Soup with Orzo

If you’ve been following the news and weather forecasts lately, then you might know that the Boston-area where we live has been getting socked with a ton of snow these last few weeks! We just had our sixth no-school, snow day of the year (and even more snow is in the forecast!) and all of […]

Creamed Turkey on Toast

We’re sharing this delicious recipe for Creamed Turkey on Toast as part of a sponsored post for McCormick Gourmet. Every week or so, my husband Jack and I sit down together to brainstorm recipe ideas to share here on A Family Feast! In the weeks leading up to this holiday season, we’ve both been reminiscing […]

Turkey Stracciatella Soup

Here’s another super simple and delicious idea for cooking with your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving dinner – Turkey Stracciatella Soup! Stracciatella is a classic Italian egg-drop soup served with tiny pasta and Parmesan cheese. It is actually more traditionally served at Easter-time to begin a holiday brunch. Stracciatella means “little rags” in Italian, and the […]

Perfect Turkey Gravy

How to make Perfect Turkey Gravy!  This gravy is so delicious, you’ll never want to make any other gravy recipe! PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Growing up, my mom made the best, most Perfect Turkey Gravy in the world! At every family gathering – even when my mom wasn’t doing the hosting – she was still […]

Perfect Roast Turkey

How to make Perfect Roast Turkey!  Includes a great brine recipe plus a method of roasting that prevents your turkey from drying out in the oven. PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, we’ve been asked quite a few times recently to share our recipe for making Perfect Roast Turkey! We […]

Turkey Tetrazzini

This post is sponsored by No Yolks and BlogHer. With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, I’m going to make bit of a confession… As much as I love our traditional Thanksgiving dinner – I love eating the leftovers even more! There are so many delicious recipes we make using leftover turkey and side dishes, […]

Turkey Cocktail Meatballs with Apple Mustard Glaze

I’m sure most of you have been to at least one party in your lifetime where that popular sweet and sour meatball recipe is served.  You know the one – frozen meatballs mixed in a crockpot along with grape jelly and chili sauce? That recipe is a great, convenient, and easy-to-make appetizer – and I […]

Turkey Salad Sandwich

We’ve got another recipe for you today that uses up Thanksgiving turkey leftovers in a very delicious way – and it’s our recipe for a simple and super flavorful Turkey Salad Sandwich! This turkey salad sandwich is reminiscent of our Copycat Willow Tree Chicken Salad (one of the most popular recipes on A Family Feast) […]

Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings

We’re finishing up our week with another idea for using up your Thanksgiving dinner leftovers, and this time, it’s Turkey Soup with Potato Dumplings! This may look like a difficult recipe with a long list of ingredients, but it’s actually very easy to prepare and also very forgiving.  The recipe is a fantastic (and delicious) […]

Turkey Stock

PIN THIS RECIPE NOW! Whenever you are making dishes that call for chicken, beef or vegetable stock, it is very easy to find a pre-made option at your local supermarket.  However – turkey stock is not readily available so making a stock from scratch is really the only way.  Additionally, making a homemade turkey stock […]

Turkey & Stuffing Turnovers

We cook a big Thanksgiving dinner every year for our extended family – with turkey, stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce – all of the Thanksgiving classics!  The leftovers can sometimes last for days – but that’s actually a very good thing, especially when it comes to these delicious Turkey & Stuffing Turnovers! These turkey & […]

Turkey Pot Pie

Today’s recipe for Turkey Pot Pie is one of several that we’ll be sharing over the coming weeks that use Thanksgiving dinner leftovers!  Pin this recipe now so you’ll have it for later! Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I love everything about it – the turkey, the side dishes (like this, this, this, and this!) , […]

Turkey Meatballs with Cranberry Sweet & Sour Sauce

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, holiday menu-planning at our house is in full swing – not only for recipes you’ll see here on A Family Feast, but also for our own family gatherings!  My […]