Red Lentil Soup With Smoked Turkey Leg

> > It’s  getting cooler at night lately, so hot soup is again welcome, especially when eaten al fresco. This soup took about two and a half hours to cook from beginning to end, but the actual prep-time was only a few minutes, which makes it a perfect dish when you don’t feel like getting too involved with heavy […]

Braised Turkey Leg With Bell Peppers And Great Northern Beans

> Week Three – Monday Dinner – “Hans’ Lighter, Healthier Comfort Food” meal plan > > > While  most folks think Turkey is only appropriate as a thanksgiving meal, I enjoy turkey all year-long. Braised turkey legs, turkey giblet adobo, grilled turkey hearts and turkey neck soup are some of my favorite dishes, while the whole turkey […]

” Beer Braised Turkey Leg’s “

. . Last night’s dinner brought out the very best one can get from turkey legs’s: Tender, juicy, loaded with flavor, accompanied by a wonderful herbed rice. In my opinion, turkey doesn’t get much better than that  🙂 . . . Turkey : Ingredients : Turkey legs,                bone […]

Bragging Alert !!! Best Turkey-Leftovers Sandwich – Ever !

> > It is my firm believe that leftovers should be as good as the original dish it derived from. Yesterday I prepared this sandwich and I am convinced that not only is it the best left-over turkey sandwich, but also one of the best turkey dishes overall, period 🙂 I usually prepare other dishes from […]

Drunken Turkey Drum Stick

. . Usually  when I walk into a store to buy food, turkey does not stand in the forefront of my mind. Today I was looking for something like gizzards, trotters, necks, etc. But when I saw this beautiful piece of poultry, my mind was made up, decision made : Braised Turkey 🙂 . Turkey drums […]

This Is Not A Pretty Picture……….

> > This  Is Not A Pretty Picture……….just a darn tasty and satisfying dish 🙂 Just as any other food blogger who is making big efforts to produce a popular food blog, I usually strive to present my food as “pretty” as possible (Food Porn anybody?) But, today I was not interested in that at all. Instead, I […]

Meal Plan-Week Three

 > Meal Plan – Week Three > > Update after my own completion of Week Four of  “ Hans’ Lighter, Healthier Comfort Food ” meal plan  : > During the four weeks I have adhered (more or less 😦 ) strictly to my “Hans’ Lighter, Healthier Comfort Food” meal plan, I have lost a total of 24.5 lbs of weight. (From […]

Crispy Pata

> > This  super tasty and crispy dish is one of my all-time favorite Pinoy dishes. Usually it is made with a whole pork leg, but I also like it just the way I was introduced to it many years ago while living in the Philippines, with the cheapest cut of the leg, the feet. […]