For the past few weeks I have been traveling in the United Kingdom. After flying into London in mid-December and traipsing around town, my friend and I flew up to Northern Ireland to spend the holidays with a welcoming family who fed and watered us with everything from a traditional Christmas dinner with flaming Christmas pudding to a pile of holiday baking that I couldn’t stop eating. Needless to say, I will be eating light (doesn’t everyone say that they’re going to do that in January?) this month!
Before I left Calgary for my European sabbatical, I had an early holiday dinner with some good friends. Naturally, with any up-to-snuff turkey dinner, there is bound to be leftovers…and cue a delicious mish-mash that is this recipe. Looks like a hot mess (not unlike myself at times), but damn, it was delicious!
This is by far not the most beautiful or refined plate of food I’ve shared on this website, but it certainly is a crazy simple one and perfect for those times when you just want to cook something up, not caring too much about what it looks like and gobbling it down.
Happy New Year!
Do you have a couple piles of turkey meat staring you straight in the eyes every time you open your fridge? I certainly do. Last Christmas, Breakfast Television asked me to get creative and come up with three recipes that people could use to turn a mish mash of Christmas dinner leftovers (still applicable for Thanksgiving) into some interesting dishes.
As I’m always up for a challenge, I brainstormed and came up with some interesting ways to use up the holiday dinner leftovers. (left, photo of my friend Michelle and Chris setting the table for our Thanksgiving dinner this past Monday night)
Here’s the recipe for my favourite ‘reworking’ of the three, Cranberry Barbecue Turkey Sliders with Sweet Potato Aioli. I whipped some up last night in my Start From Scratch class, and mass approval. If you still have some leftovers in your kitchen, try this one out!
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