In a world gone ever so slightly mad recently, we wish you all the happys of the season: happy turkey, happy stuffing, happy over-the-top side dishes, happy leftovers, happy football watching, happy football playing, happy playing in fallen leaves, happy building new memories, happy quiet moments for reading, happy sharing with neighbors. Happy Thanksgiving, from our new home in the city to your home.
After ten years of soup recipes here on The Perfect Pantry, do you still need proof that combining any fresh ingredient -- fruit, vegetables, sausage or leftover turkey -- with a well-stocked pantry will produce a very fine soup? You can do it, and do it without a recipe; the secret is to be fearless and plunge right in. That's the way this sausage and black bean soup started out, but it ended up being so good that I'm glad I took notes as I was making it, so you can replicate it in your own kitchen. The soup began with the gift from my cousin of a couple of packages of Al Fresco Chipotle Chicken Chorizo Sausage with mango and adobo that were languishing...
With red curry paste and coconut milk in your pantry, Thai red curry dishes will become a quick and easy go-to meal for busy nights. This recipe combines chicken breast with broccoli, spinach, mushrooms and peppers.
Arroz con pollo (rice with chicken), done the easy way for weeknight dinner. You can make this ahead and freeze it, too.
Quick and easy turkey chili calls for lots of green chile peppers, and no beans at all! Make this in under 30 minutes for a worknight treat.
Jazz up your favorite Tex-Mex turkey taco filling with gluten-free taco boats. Fun for kids and adults, too!
Make this Viking chicken with honey, butter and herbs for your next picnic; it's delicious hot or cold. The recipe was adapted from a Norwegian cookbook.