The holidays are often filled with very heavy meals with often just as heavy leftover dishes. But after all of the sweets and heavy dishes I find that I crave slightly healthier meal options. One of my favorite leftover dishes that my mother made while I was growing up with Turkey Tetrazzini. So I decided to take it to task to make a healthier tetrazzini option for our holiday leftovers. So I decided to take it to task to make a healthier tetrazzini option for our holiday leftovers.
Have you ever taken a bite of roast turkey only to find it to be so dry you had to drown it in gravy just to get it down? Probably the number one complain I hear about turkey is the fact that it is so dry. But I am here to say that doesn’t have to be the way it is. You can roast a turkey that is so juicy and flavorful it will fall off the bones. All it takes is time and preparation but each bite will be worth it. A lot of the thanks goes to the website Simply Recipes. I could never seem to get the cook time and temperatures just right, but after reading this article at Simply Recipes I gained the tools I needed for the perfect turkey.
Here is a little money saving tip for you, when you go to restock yourself with things like toothpaste or shampoo buy at least two so you have a spare. That way you will save yourself from getting into a situation where you run out and have to make that “quick” trip to the store to replenish. Because no matter how much we tell ourselves that we are just going into the store for shampoo we always walk out with way more then we bargained for and this is often spent on items that we could have done without. Saving yourself from making unnecessary trips to the store is just a small way to help stop spontaneous shopping that can quickly ruin your monthly budget.
Lasagna really is a lot like a dance, there are several steps and really until you learn how to put them in the right order it can be a bit of a mess. For me when I tried to add veggies to my lasagna it always seemed to turn into a soupy mess. So after experimenting with several recipes I finally discovered the right steps and the right order to have my lasagna turn out perfect every time. Now as I have gotten bolder I have tried variations to the recipe but like a dance the essential steps are all there. It is a longer process but the results are worth it.
I am sure we have all had one of those days when we just needed a simple meal idea that doesn’t take too much effort and doesn’t require us to have to follow a difficult recipe. It is always important to have a few recipes in your repertoire that is simple and tasty. This is one of my standard dishes, it is easy and tastes perfect every time. I stumbled upon it while browsing allrecipes.com and other then a few tweaks found it to be just the thing I needed for those stressful days when I don’t have the time of the energy to prepare a complicated meal.