This is by no means a traditional turkey club sandwich: It is loaded with deeply roasted turkey-and-pork-belly shawarma, and accented with a flavorful bacon mayonnaise. All those rich ingredients are balanced with fresh tomato slices and peppery baby arugula. And while a classic turkey club has three layers of bread, we ditched the middle layer because we found it makes the sandwich too hard to eat without adding much that the other two bread slices don't already deliver.
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I ate a lot of good things when I was in Istanbul last winter—eggs scrambled with tomatoes and chilies, flatbreads topped with cheese and eggs, teeny tiny dumplings served with yogurt and sumac—but kebabs, made with juicy lamb meat molded around flat metal skewers and grilled over live coals were the kind of thing that even at their worst, were still pretty freaking awesome. Here's how to make them at their best.
These quick and tender turkey burgers are packed with flavor, including a topping of charred scallions and a flavor-packed sriracha mayo. They're a delicious 30-minute meal.
These quick and tender turkey burgers are packed with flavor, including a topping of pan-sautéed tomatoes, melted shallots, ricotta cheese, and basil. They're a delicious 30-minute meal.
These quick and tender turkey burgers are packed with flavor, including a topping of avocado mashed with cumin and crisp, fresh bean sprouts. They're a delicious 30-minute meal.
Turkey and Brussels sprouts are a natural pair that should be brought out more than once a year. In this recipe, we combine them with gooey melted cheese and pickled jalapeños in a light and crispy quesadilla.
Roasted vegetables, caramelized onions, and goat cheese are packed into a hollowed out loaf of bread, wrapped tightly, and then pressed under heavy weights for several hours to pack all the flavors into a perfect, bite-height sandwich.
A shooter's-style large format pressed sandwich made with turkey, sharp cheddar cheese, bacon, and sautéd broccoli rabe. It gets pressed overnight for the best flavor and texture.
A "meat lite" turkey burger might seem like an oxymoron but isn't: a mixture of ground turkey lightened with plenty of milky ricotta cheese is folded through with soft leeks and garlic, accented with fresh dill and fries up crispy-but-juicy in a cast-iron pan.
What do you do with leftover green beans, brussels sprouts, and turkey? Cook 'em up with some eggs for a quick and easy breakfast frittata!
After hors d'oeuvres, appetizers, first, seconds, thirds, probably a midnight snack, and leftover pie for breakfast, chances are you may be craving some clean eating after Thanksgiving. This soup creates a lot of flavor in a short period of time, using ingredients most likely already purchased for the holiday.
Nuking a holiday meal past its prime gets old fast, but these grill-pressed Thanksgiving panini turn tired leftovers into something new and exciting.
A simple roast dinner becomes a quick and easy Thanksgiving dinner for two, with Brussels sprouts, chestnuts, carrots, and a little ingenuity.
This savory casserole uses leftover stuffing, turkey, and your Thanksgiving sides for a quick and filling brunch.
This turkey breast is more than just the sum of its parts—the meat is juicy throughout, with great flavor from the sweet and savory cornbread stuffing and salty, smoky wrapping of bacon.
If you think Waldorf salad connotes American culinary relic, a dish best forgotten alongside jellied salads, then this fresh take will forever change your mind. In lieu of sliced raw celery, I added fennel and chopped fronds for crunch and flavor, and toasted the walnuts with a quick homemade spice mix of cumin, paprika and cayenne for some kick. My favorite part of this dish is the roasted red grapes—alongside fresh green ones.
Gloriously golden, with ultra-crisp skin, this stuffed bird is truly a thing of beauty. It's a simple recipe, cooked for a couple of hours in a moderate oven, but one trick helps to maintain the integrity of the lean breast meat: a couple of coats of pork fat and a sheath of fatback, salt pork, or bacon.
These ground turkey tacos with a quick mole sauce and squash can be on the table in under half an hour.
The simple addition addition of apple cider gives this gravy a slight tartness and light fruity flavor.
This basic turkey gravy gets a hefty amount of heavy cream right at the end, followed by a mixture of fresh herbs like thyme, sage, and rosemary.