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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Order Your Local Turkey Today!

November 4th, 2009 · 5 Comments

If you’re hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, it’s time to pre-order your local turkey! If you read a lot of food magazines (or blogs) to prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, you’ve probably seen a lot of talk about brining the turkey in recent years. Soaking the bird in a saltwater is supposed to add succulence […]

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Turkey Chanterelle Pot Pie

November 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Turkey Chanterelle Pot Pie

There are few things more comforting on a chilly winter day than a piping hot chicken pot pie out of the oven. Pot pie was one of the first things I taught myself to make when I was learning to cook, and is what I crave when I’m sick. This turkey version provides another option […]

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Local Flavor, Turkey Edition

November 21st, 2008 · Comments Off on Local Flavor, Turkey Edition

If you missed out on pre-ordering your heritage bird, EcoFriendly reports that they will be bringing a limited quantity of turkeys to the Courthouse (Saturday) and Dupont Circle (Sunday) farmers markets, first-come, first-serve. If you prefer your turkeys still free ranging, bundle up and take a hike at Turkey Run Park off the G.W. Parkway! […]

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Tags: at market · Local Flavor Friday

Turkey Sweet Potato Chili

October 22nd, 2008 · 9 Comments

Our CSA farm has produced some wonderful sweet potatoes this year. I like to add them to turkey chili to add sweetness and a nice boost of vitamin A. I used cannellini beans in this version, but was thinking of swapping in black beans for an orange and black Halloween dinner. I ate mine over […]

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