Ground Turkey Recipes

Written by Rachel Paxton

Our family has recently maderepparttar switch from ground beef to ground turkey. With ground beef more than $2 a pound, we had basically quit eating hamburger for quite some time. On a recent trip torepparttar 150782 grocery store I noticed that ground turkey was HALFrepparttar 150783 price of ground beef, about $1 a pound. I decided to give it a try, and our family lovedrepparttar 150784 ground turkey. Honestly, you can't even tellrepparttar 150785 difference in taste, and it is very low fat. There is almost no fat to remove from your pan. Here are some recipes our family adapted to our tastes:

Turkey Chili

1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced 1 lb. ground turkey 4 cloves of garlic, minced 1-2 tbsp. chili powder 1 28-oz. can of crushed tomatoes 1 15-oz. can of black beans, drained 1 tsp. dried oregano 1 can corn (optional)

In a large soup pan, cook onion, pepper, celery, and turkey in oil until turkey is cooked through. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, beans, and oregano, and stir well. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer partially covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add corn and simmer for 10 more minutes. Serves 6.

Turkey Lasagna

1 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 lb. ground turkey 1 clove garlic, chopped 1 cup onions, chopped 1 (14 1/2-oz.) can tomatoes, chopped, reserve liquid 1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste 2 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning 8 uncooked lasagna noodles 1 (12-oz.) carton cottage or Ricotta cheese 3 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

How to Make a Great Tasting Cup of Coffee - It’s Not Rocket Science

Written by Kate Simpson

There is good coffee and absolutely abysmal coffee. Both may start withrepparttar same elements, but one cup can taste completely different to another. Freshness isrepparttar 150727 key to great tasting coffee. Here isrepparttar 150728 play by play smackdown of how to create a fantastic tasting cup of coffee.

1.Use good beans. Go to a local coffee roaster and buy only enough coffee beans to last you a week. Buying fresh beans is one key to good taste. When you buy beans make surerepparttar 150729 beans are all relativelyrepparttar 150730 same size and same color for even grinding and flavor. If you buy beans fromrepparttar 150731 supermarket at minimum, check to see ifrepparttar 150732 beans are Arabica.

2.Use filtered water. Even if your coffee maker has a charcoal filter it is best to start off with filtered water to ensure there are no impurities like chlorine or minerals to alterrepparttar 150733 real taste. Use cold water.

3.Forrepparttar 150734 best tasting coffee ensure you have a coffee maker which can brew up to 95 to 98 degrees Celsius, just offrepparttar 150735 boil. This temperature isrepparttar 150736 optimal temperature to getrepparttar 150737 best flavor out ofrepparttar 150738 bean.

4.The grind. Only grind as much coffee as you are going to need for that moment. The finer you grind,repparttar 150739 more flavor you will receive. The grind has to be even to ensure even taste. If you are using a cheap coffee maker you should only use a medium grind to avoidrepparttar 150740 over-extraction. However, grind to your equipment’s recommendations.

5.Use two level tablespoons of coffee per cup. If you are making more than 10-cups of coffee you should userepparttar 150741 strength meter on its highest position possible to allow more water to penetraterepparttar 150742 grounds evenly.

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