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Savory Roasted Turkey
Submitted by: Lady Lynda
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
2 teaspoons seasoning salt
1 teaspoon dry ground mustard
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 12 pound turkey fresh or frozen, thawed
2 bay leaves
2 stalks of celery
1 onion, quartered
1 small orange, quartered
1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
Preheat oven to 325F. Combine first 5 ingredients; set aside. Wash turkey and remove giblets. Place turkey on a rack in shallow baking pan. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of seasoning mixture inside the turkey. Stuff bay leaves, celery stalks, onion and orange inside the turkey. Rub oil and remaining seasoning mixture over the entire surface of the turkey. Loosely tent with foil. Bake 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees, in thigh. Baste several times with pan juices. Remove foil during the last 30 minutes of cooking.  Serves 10-12.

Bobotie
(South Africa)

Submitted by: KatjaGirl
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 tablespoon butter
      500 grams mince (combination of beef and lamb)
Spices
2 teaspoons curry powder
  1 teaspoon coriander
   1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon mixed herbs
 1 teaspoon turmeric
 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
 1 teaspoon sugar
      pinch red chili powder or cayenne pepper
2 onions -- chopped
 2 cloves crushed garlic
  1 cup grated carrot or apple
Seasoning
1 tablespoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1 tablespoon wine vinegar
   2 slices white bread
   2 bay or lemon leaves
Topping
1 cup sour cream
 1/2 teaspoon salt
  pinch pepper
  2 eggs
 
Stir-fry the mince in the oil and butter until loose and crumbly, using a fork. Add the chopped onion and stir-fry, until limp and glazed.  Add the garlic, grated carrot and spices. Continue cooking very briefly to develop all flavours. Season with salt, pepper and wine vinegar or lemon  juice to taste. Soak white bread in water, lightly squeeze out water and mash with  a fork,  then add to mixture. Spread the mixture into a flat ovenproof dish. Tuck the bay or  lemon leaves into the mixture.  Beat all the ingredients for the topping with a fork. Pour the  topping over the bobotie.  Bake uncovered at 190C (375F) for 35 minutes, until the custard topping is firm and golden-brown. Serve with yellow rice, chutney, sliced bananas and a diced tomato and onion sambal.

Easy Turkey Casserole
Submitted by: Merribuck
2 cans chicken noodle soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2 eggs
1 package Stove Top Stuffing
3 cups cooked turkey (diced)
6 tablespoons melted margarine (3/4 a stick)
2 tablespoons melted margarine (1/4 a stick)
1/2 cup cornflakes (crushed)
Prepare Stove Top Stuffing according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350F. In large buttered casserole dish, combine turkey noodle soup, mushroom soup, eggs, stuffing, chicken and 6 tablespoons margarine; mix well. In small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons margarine and cornflakes; sprinkle on top of casserole. Bake for 1 hour. Serves 4.

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