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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

I’m trying to eat better: more whole grains, veggies, fruit, less sugar, fat, and non-lean meats. I like to eat (is there a food blogger who doesn’t?) so I’ll frequently eat too much — especially tasty, delicious stuff, like cookies, mashed potatoes, or anything covered in melted cheddar — and then feel stuffed and nasty. […]

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Favorite Turkey Burgers

Yum. Maybe I should make these for dinner tonight… On Monday night, Shane brought home a new member of the family: a Perfect Flame grill. It was too late to cook dinner on it so the following night, we pledged to test it out. Shane, having lived in Germany, has acquired a taste for all […]

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Turkey Corn Chili

Shane and I packed up most of our stuff this past weekend with the assumption that we would close -– and therefore move -– on Thursday. Eating take-out on paper plates for a handful of days, we reasoned, would leave us no worse for the wear. Goodbye Mikasa plates, Wustof knives, OXO spatula; I’ll catch […]

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Kid-Friendly Turkey Burgers

I pulled this recipe from Epicurious.com for Saturday night. The kids did love them, as did Shane. I thought they were kind of bland (missing beef, I guess) nor did I care for the breadcrumbs, though no one else seemed to notice them. It’s not a horrible burger, just boring (note the amount of toppings […]

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Slacker’s Shepherd Pie

Sometimes, you want something good to eat but can’t muster the energy to do much of anything (much less photograph it for a blog entry). Hence, Slacker’s Shepherd Pie. Assemble, bake, and eat while laying on the couch, watching a stupid movie. Shepherd Pie (from Real Simple magazine)1 1/2 pounds ground turkey1 1.2-ounce package chicken […]

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Skillet Lasagna

I had seen a recipe for Skillet Lasagna in one of the food magazines (Everyday Food?) but I couldn’t find it either in hard copy or online. I did find this recipe, and using ingredients I had lying around, adapted it. It’s actually pretty good. The consistency of the noodles are a bit different than […]

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