On the Show - November 27: Turkey and Gruyere Quiche

1 unbaked 9" pie crust
1/2 cup milk or half-n-half
1 cup grated Gruyere cheese
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
2 eggs
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 T. cornstarch
2 t. salt
1 1/2 cups chopped roast turkey
1/3 cup sliced green onion

Whisk together milk, eggs, mayonnaise, cornstarch and salt until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients and combine. Pour into prepared pie crust. Bake 45 minutes at 350 degrees or until set. Excellent served with cranberry sauce.

Turkey, Blue Cheese and Almond Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

To make individual salads, layer the following to your liking on dinner plates:

1. Fresh greens (bibb lettuce or spring mix are excellent choices)
2. Leftover white or dark roast turkey, cubed
3. Crumbled Blue or Gorgonzola cheese
4. Dried Cranberries (Craisins work well)
5. Chopped or sliced almonds (I love Sunkist's "Almond Accents" - Butter Toffee Glazed sliced almonds. They can be found in the produce section of your grocery store).
6. Salt & pepper

Drizzle with delicious Cranberry Vinaigrette and enjoy!
Excellent served with a slice of crusty french bread.

Cranberry Vinaigrette:
3/4 cup oil
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1/2 cup cranberry sauce
3 T. sugar
1/4 t. salt
Whisk until cranberry sauce is fully incorporated.
Store up to a week in the refrigerator.

Quick & Easy Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Try these simple ideas for giving new life to your Thanksgiving leftovers:

1. Stir leftover sweet potatoes into pancake batter for delectable sweet potato pancakes.

2. Form leftover mashed potatoes (while cold) into patties, dredge in crispy
bread crumbs (panko crumbs) and pan fry in oil for delicious fried potato cakes.

3. Layer all leftovers for a super-easy Turkey Shepherd's Pie.

4. Blend leftover cranberry sauce with vanilla ice cream for a seasonal cranberry milkshake.

5. Dress up your cranberry sauce with some chopped pecans and grated orange peel. Delicious!