It is the time of year when just the word ‘turkey’ makes ones mouth water. Turkeys are cooked and placed on the table of millions of people all across the country on Thanksgiving Day. After the turkey comes out of the oven it is placed on the table, then eaten. Well, at least most of it is eaten. Add this Thanksgiving recipe to the dinner menu to ensure all the turkey will be gone and there will be no waste.
Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
Creamed Turkey Recipe:
2 cups turkey, cooked and torn in pieces
1 can mushroom soup
¼ cup butter
¼ cup flour
2 cups milk
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup pimento, chopped
¼ cup green peppers, chopped
1 tablespoon onion, grated
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
pinch of pepper
In a saucepan, melt butter. Blend in flour. Gradually, stir in milk. Cook until thick stirring constantly. Add salt, pepper, pimento, green peppers, Worcestershire sauce, mushroom soup, onion, and turkey to saucepan. Heat thoroughly. Serve with crisp toast, rolls, or biscuits.
What is Thanksgiving dinner without cranberry salad. This is one recipe that guests and family members will ask for year-after-year.
Cranberry Gelatin Salad Recipe:
1 package cranberries
1 ½ cups sugar
2 packages orange gelatin
2 cans crushed pineapple, undrained
½ cup walnuts
1 cup celery, diced
In a medium saucepan, cook cranberries in water until soft. Remove from heat. Drain cranberries and press through sieve. Empty sieved mixture back into saucepan and bring to boil. Add sugar and gelatin stirring until dissolved. Add pineapple and cool until thickened. Stir in walnuts and celery. Chill. Serves 12 to 15.
Whatever is on the Thanksgiving dinner menu remember to be thankful for friends and family.
“Salads Including Appetizers”, “Meats”, Favorite Recipes of Home Economics Teachers. Favorite Recipes Press, Inc. 1964