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  • Post #61 - November 30th, 2018, 4:11 pm
    Post #61 - November 30th, 2018, 4:11 pm Post #61 - November 30th, 2018, 4:11 pm
    2134 N Western. They still had thighs as of Wednesday when I was there, but I make no guarantees. I can't remember the less expensive ones I got for the holiday but I do know they were like $3 a lb. They also had Slagel Farms birds and parts.
  • Post #62 - December 1st, 2018, 8:29 am
    Post #62 - December 1st, 2018, 8:29 am Post #62 - December 1st, 2018, 8:29 am
    tyrus wrote:
    She would pour this mixture into one or two baking pans (large cake pans) and place biscuits over it and bake until the biscuits were done. It would result in warm biscuits over a turkey and gravy mixture.


    Growing up in central Illinois, we did this routinely with leftover roast beef. We diced the leftover carrots and potatoes, maybe threw in some peas. Our "meat pie" had more of a broth than a gravy, but had the same biscuits on top. Yummmm
  • Post #63 - December 3rd, 2018, 10:18 am
    Post #63 - December 3rd, 2018, 10:18 am Post #63 - December 3rd, 2018, 10:18 am
    tcdup wrote:tyrus wrote:
    She would pour this mixture into one or two baking pans (large cake pans) and place biscuits over it and bake until the biscuits were done. It would result in warm biscuits over a turkey and gravy mixture.


    Growing up in central Illinois, we did this routinely with leftover roast beef. We diced the leftover carrots and potatoes, maybe threw in some peas. Our "meat pie" had more of a broth than a gravy, but had the same biscuits on top. Yummmm


    This sounds great as well. I know that it was my favorite part of the "leftover" meals after Thanksgiving. My grandmother used all types of "biscuits/buns" from homemade to Pillsbury tube kind. I think the way I would go with my current options is the "take and bake" buns in the bakery section of my grocer. Sometimes the bottom of the homemade buns don't cook all the way through, so for ease of use - I think a parbaked bun may work best - although I did really like the Pillsbury flaky tube kind.
  • Post #64 - Yesterday, 1:26 pm
    Post #64 - Yesterday, 1:26 pm Post #64 - Yesterday, 1:26 pm
    Hi,

    My Dad came home from an event with lots of green beans. I was not in the mood for a green bean casserole. I opted for a Salad Nicoise, which did an excellent job of clearing some odds and ends from the fridge: marinated artichokes, olives, boiled potatoes and a shiitake vinaigrette, plus some other stuff.

    I never think of this as a winter dish, though it sure did work out fine.

    Regards,
    Cathy2
    Cathy2

    "You'll be remembered long after you're dead if you make good gravy, mashed potatoes and biscuits." -- Nathalie Dupree
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