Lentils Are Not Catfood
Hold your hats, ’cause it’s
Lentil Soup Time!
Now, first of all, you may be wondering what’s up with the cat. Well, I believe that kitty there truly encompasses what most people think of lentils. People seem to that that they look like cat food, sometimes they smell like fat good, and, of course, if it looks like cat food and smells like cat food, it’s probably cat food.
Well, I say no way! Lentils are really good, especially if prepared properly.
However, that’s the key…preparing them properly. The good news is, it’s just not that hard! Once you master that trick, you will be on your way to wonderful lentils every time!!
Also, I mentioned this recipe has “pistou.” Don’t be afraid of the term, pistou is just pesto without the nuts!
Okay, last one I swear. It’s just having to eat the same thing four days in a row really gets my creativity going. So in this post for Thanksgiving turkey leftovers, we’re going to make
Homemade Dumplings with Leftover Turkey
So, I’ve got a rule when it comes to creating turkey day leftovers dishes: escape the traditional Thansgiving flavors. On days four through twenty of Turkey Day leftover eating, the problem isn’t that we don’t love turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, etc. We all still do! The problem is eating the same thing from November 25th to December 25th is boring!!!
So, we are taking Turkey to the Orient with this recipe. It’s just a simple dumpling recipe using storebought gyoza or wonton wraps. No fuss, no muss. Just a delicious turkey dish completely different than what you’ve been eating!