Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

March 8, 2018 at 6:07 PM | Posted in beans, Bush's, Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

 

 


For Breakfast this morning I poached an Egg and served it on a toasted Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Big change in the weather out there. 24 degrees, snow flurries, and windy, which makes it feel a lot colder out there! Had a high of 40 degrees but it sure felt colder. Had a good nights sleep last night, no Phantom Pains! Did some house cleaning and that was about it. For Dinner tonight it’s Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies). Comfort Food tonight, Good Ole Beans and Weenies!

 

 

Been a while since I’ve prepared Sausage and Beans. So tonight it’s Beans and Weenies, but I kicked this version up a bit. I used 1 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (sliced into thin bite size pieces), 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon (Fried and Crumbled), 1 can of Bush’s White Chili Beans, 1 can Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans, 1/4 cup of Red Onion (Chopped), 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Mustard, 1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar, Liquid Smoke (Optional and to taste), a couple of shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and 2 cups of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce (or to taste).

 

I used a small size Dutch Oven that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. Added all the ingredients except for the Turkey Smoked Sausage to the Dutch Oven, and stirred until well mixed. I turned the stove on medium low, covered the pot and just let it simmer. Another set it and forget recipe! After I got the Beans started I fried up 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages. I first sliced them up into bite size pieces then fried them on medium until they started to brown and removed them from the heat and put them in a small bowl and set aside.

 

 

Then using the same skillet I fried the Sausage in I fried 3 slices of Applegate No Sugar Added Uncured Bacon, actually I fried 5 slices. Always remember when preparing Bacon to always add 2 extra slices. Because you know you’ll grab a couple of slices, it’s called the Bacon Factor or Bacon Math. First time I’ve tried the Applegate Bacon. I normaly use Turkey or Chicken Bacon but this looked like an excellent Bacon. It fried up perfect and very good flavor to it. Plus it’s only 60 calories for 2 slices. As I said it fried up nice and crisp and when done crumbled it up into small pieces and added it to the Beans. Sausage, Bacon, and Beans are such a natural combo, Bacon gives it that wonderful smoky flavor.

 


I love dishes that you can set and let them simmer, to me it seems to give food a much richer and deeper flavor. After a couple of hours I added the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages to the Beans. Kept the heat on low until it was time for dinner. A good Hearty Meal tonight. You have the smokiness of the Bacon and Liquid Smoke, the Sweetness and Tang of the BBQ Sauce, the Spices, along with the Smoked Turkey Sausage and Beans. I just love all the flavors, a real comfort food favorite! Another plus is the cleanup, just one dutch Oven and 1 skillet to clean. Also reheated the leftover Bakehouse Multigrain Bread. For Dessert later a So Delicious Coconut Milk Ice Cream Sandwich.

 

 

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage
14 oz. | Servings: 7
Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.

Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.

Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.

Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)

Servings Per Container 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.
http://www.butterball.com/product/smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

 

 

 


Bush’s Beans
Baked Beans, burritos, bean salads, hummus, refried beans, chili, soups and stews — hardly scratches the surface of what beans can do. At BUSH’S®, we celebrate the “humble” bean in all its many varieties and forms; just as much as we champion great flavor and balanced nutrition. So, when you cook with beans in your day-to-day meals, you know what: you’re living the bean life.
https://www.bushbeans.com/en_US/bean-life/

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Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

January 30, 2018 at 6:03 PM | Posted in Bush's, Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a another of the delicious SayersBrook Bison Ranch Filet Mignon! I love these they’re so tender and fry up so easy. So I had Steak and Egg. I had Bison Filet Mignon in the freezer, I laid it in the fridge overnight to thaw. I fried it like last time. I just seasoned it with some McCormick Grinder Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley. I then grabbed a small skillet, sprayed it with Pam Cooking Spray, and added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium heat. Fried the first side 3 minutes and flipped it over and cooked it another 2 minutes. And like last time it came out a perfect medium rare! It was so tender and juicy. Then I also fried up a Sunny Side Egg and toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. Sure tough to beat a Steak and Egg Breakfast Combo! Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea.

 


We had snow showers on and off all night, none of it stuck to the ground though. Another cool day out, a high of 33 degrees and sunny out. After I had Breakfast I prepared Breakfast for Mom and Dad. I prepared Scrambled Eggs, sausage Patties, Buttery Grits, Toast, and made a pot of Coffee. Gave Mom a hand with a couple of loads of laundry. Then cleaned the house, dusted and vacuumed. For Dinner tonight it’s Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies). Comfort Food tonight!

 

 

I’ve been wanting some more of the Sausage and Beans for a while now. So tonight it’s Beans and Weenies, but I kicked this version up a bit. I used 1 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (sliced into thin bite size pieces), 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon (Fried and Crumbled), 1 can of Bush’s White Chili Beans, 1 can Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans, 1/4 cup of Red Onion (Chopped), 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Mustard, 1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar, Liquid Smoke (Optional and to taste), a couple of shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and 2 cups of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce (or to taste).

 


I used a small size Dutch Oven that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. Added all the ingredients except for the Turkey Smoked Sausage to the Dutch Oven, and stirred until well mixed. I turned the stove on medium low, covered the pot and just let it simmer. Another set it and forget recipe! After I got the Beans started I fried up 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages. I first sliced them up into bite size pieces then fried them on medium until they started to brown and removed them from the heat and put them in a small bowl and set aside.

 

Then using the same skillet I fried the Sausage in I fried 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, actually I fried 5 slices.  Always remember when preparing Bacon to always add 2 extra slices. Because you know you’ll grab a couple of slices, it’s called the Bacon Factor or Bacon Math. I fried it up nice and crisp and when done crumbled it up into small pieces and added it to the Beans. Sausage, Bacon, and Beans are such a natural combo, Bacon gives it that wonderful smoky flavor.

 

 

 

I love dishes that you can set and let them simmer, to me it seems to give food a much richer and deeper flavor. After a couple of hours I added the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages to the Beans. Kept the heat on low until it was time for dinner. A good Hearty Meal tonight. You have the smokiness of the Bacon and Liquid Smoke, the Sweetness and Tang of the BBQ Sauce, the Spices, along with the Smoked Turkey Sausage and Beans. I just love all the flavors, a real comfort food favorite! Another plus is the cleanup, just one dutch Oven and 1 skillet to clean. Also reheated the leftover Bakehouse Multigrain Bread. For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with Cool Whip Free.

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

14 oz. | Servings: 7

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.

Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.

Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.

Always heat thoroughly.

Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)

Servings Per Container 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.
http://www.butterball.com/product/smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

 

 

Bush’s Beans

Baked Beans, burritos, bean salads, hummus, refried beans, chili, soups and stews — hardly scratches the surface of what beans can do. At BUSH’S®, we celebrate the “humble” bean in all its many varieties and forms; just as much as we champion great flavor and balanced nutrition. So, when you cook with beans in your day-to-day meals, you know what: you’re living the bean life.
https://www.bushbeans.com/en_US/bean-life/

Healthy Recipes for Dutch Oven

January 11, 2018 at 6:37 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Recipes for Dutch Oven. Delicious and Healthy Recipes for Dutch Oven like; Sausage, Brussels Sprout and Potato Soup, Hearty Beef and Vegetable Stew, and Easy Chicken Cacciatore. Find these recipes and so much more at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2018! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Recipes for Dutch Oven
Find healthy, delicious recipes for dutch oven. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Sausage, Brussels Sprout and Potato Soup
Bake up some Manchego cheese toasts and uncork a bottle of Ribera del Duero to enjoy alongside this healthy pot of soup. Both sweet and hot Italian sausage work well…….

Hearty Beef and Vegetable Stew
This warming beef stew simmers in a Dutch oven and gets classic flavor from red wine……

Easy Chicken Cacciatore
Fresh veggies and herbs spice up this tasty one-pot chicken that’s easy to prepare for company or even on a busy weeknight………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Recipes for Dutch Oven
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18263/cooking-methods-styles/dutch-oven/

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

January 29, 2017 at 5:57 PM | Posted in Bush's, Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

 

 
For Breakfast I toasted a couple of slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread that I lightly buttered with I Can’t Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 014Believe It’s Not Butter. Then I fried up a couple of Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links and prepared the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Breakfast i went up the road to the local Kroger to pick up a few items for Mom and myself. Back home, put everything away and went over to Rehab to see Dad, I was lucky to find this place, they are so nice and Dad is real happy with it! So Monday starts the therapy and building his strength back up. Back home I did some laundry and some light cleaning. For Dinner tonight it’s Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies). Comfort Food!

 

 

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I’ve been wanting the Sausage and Beans for a while now. So tonight it’s Beans and Weenies, but I kicked this version up a bit. I used 1 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (sliced into thin bite size pieces), 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon (Fried and Crumbled), 1 can of Bush’s White Chili Beans, 1 can Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans, 1/4 cup of Red Onion (Chopped), 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Mustard, 1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar, Liquid Smoke (Optional and to taste), a couple of shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and 2 cups of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce (or to taste).
I used a small size Dutch Oven that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. Added all the ingredients except for the Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 003Turkey Smoked Sausage to the Dutch Oven, and stirred until well mixed. I turned the stove on medium low, covered the pot and just let it simmer. Another set it and forget recipe! After I got the Beans started I fried up 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages. I first sliced them up into bite size pieces then fried them on medium until they started to brown and removed them from the heat and put them in a small bowl and set aside.

 

 
Then using the same skillet I fried the Sausage in I fried 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, actually I fried 5 slices turkey-bacon-and-muenster-cheese-buffalo-burger-w-baked-fries-002actually. Always remember when preparing Bacon to always add 2 extra slices. Because you know you’ll grab a couple of slices, it’s called the Bacon Factor or Bacon Math. I fried it up nice and crisp and when done crumbled it up into small pieces and added it to the Beans. Sausage, Bacon, and Beans are such a natural combo, Bacon gives it that wonderful smoky flavor.

 

 

 
I love dishes that you can set and let them simmer, to me it seems to give food a much richer and deeper flavor. AfterBeans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 007 a couple of hours I added the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages to the Beans. Kept the heat on low until it was time for dinner. A good Hearty Meal tonight. You have the smokiness of the Bacon and Liquid Smoke, the Sweetness and Tang of the BBQ Sauce, the Spices, along with the Smoked Turkey Sausage and Beans. I just love all the flavors, a real comfort food favorite! Another plus is the cleanup, just one dutch Oven and 1 skillet to clean. Also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread and had a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink. For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 
Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

14 oz. | Servings: 7Butterbal Smoked Turkey Sausage

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

http://www.butterball.com/product/smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

September 4, 2016 at 5:01 PM | Posted in Bush's, Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

 
For Breakfast it was a bowl of Cheerio’s Cereal along with the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. After Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 014Breakfast I started a load of laundry for Mom and then headed out to the local Kroger for Mom. She just needed a few items so I did the shopping for her. Then on the way back I stopped at McDonald’s and picked up Breakfast for her. Back home did a little yard work before the heat and humidity set in for the day. Done with all the major chores so just did a few things around the house that needed done. After Lunch headed up to the hospital to see Dad. He turns 95 today! We thought he was going to get to come home today but he had a bad night last night, sick to his stomach and didn’t sleep all night. So he’ll be there till next week. For Dinner tonight it’s Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies).

 

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So tonight it’s Beans and Weenies, but I kicked this version up a bit. I used 1 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (sliced into thin bite size pieces), 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon (Fried and Crumbled), 1 can of Bush’s White Chili Beans, 1 can Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans, 1/4 cup of Red Onion (Chopped), 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Mustard, 1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar, Liquid Smoke (Optional and to taste), a couple of shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and 2 cups of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce (or to taste).

 

 

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 003
I used a small size Dutch Oven that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. Added all the ingredients except for the Turkey Smoked Sausage to the Dutch Oven, and stirred until well mixed. I turned the stove on medium low, covered the pot and just let it simmer. Another set it and forget recipe! After I got the Beans started I fried up 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages. I first sliced them up into bite size pieces then fried them on medium until they started to brown and removed them from the heat and put them in a small bowl and set aside.

 

 

Turkey bacon cooking in skillet.

Then using the same skillet I fried the Sausage in I fried 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, actually I fried 5 slices actually. Always remember when preparing Bacon to always add 2 extra slices. Because you know you’ll grab a couple of slices, it’s called the Bacon Factor or Bacon Math. I fried it up nice and crisp and when done crumbled it up into small pieces and added it to the Beans. Sausage, Bacon, and Beans are such a natural combo, Bacon gives it that wonderful smoky flavor.

 

 

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 007
I love dishes that you can set low and let them simmer, to me it seems to give food a much richer and deeper flavor. After a couple of hours I added the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages and added it to the Beans. Kept the heat on low until it was time for dinner. A good Hearty Meal tonight. You have the smokiness of the Bacon and Liquid Smoke, the Sweetness and Tang of the BBQ Sauce, the Spices, along with the Smoked Turkey Sausage and Beans. I just love all the flavors, a real comfort food favorite! Another plus is the cleanup, just one dutch Oven and 1 skillet to clean. For dessert later a Weight Watcher’s Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

14 oz. | Servings: 7Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

 

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

http://www.butterball.com/product/smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

Ohio Festivals – June 24-26, 2016

June 23, 2016 at 11:24 AM | Posted in Festivals | Leave a comment
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June 23-25, 2016 London Strawberry Festival – London, Ohio
The community is to be decorated in a strawberry theme. Event includes a strawberry shortcake tent, parade, nightly entertainment, and a car show benefiting Cystic Fibrosis.

http://www.londonstrawberryfestival.com/

 
June 24-26, 2016 National Dutch Oven Gathering (NDOG) 2016OHIO 2
Loudonville, Ohio
Join hundreds of black pot camp enthusiasts from around the country to share food and fun. Workshops, demonstrations and other activities are planned throughout the weekend. (also: www.idos.com )

http://dutchovengathering.com/

 
June 25, 2016 Waterfront Wine Festival – Avon Lake, Ohio
Enjoy a sunset over Lake Erie while sampling wines from 8 local wineries, food from Avon Lake’s finest restaurants and relaxing music. The festival takes place at Veterans Memorial Park, from 4pm-Sunset. This event is free to attend. Tickets can be purchased for wine samplings. Food can be purchased separately from the vendors directly.

http://www.avonlakewaterfront.com/

 
June 25-26, 2016 Mulberry Creek Herbfair – Huron, Ohio
Enjoy herbal foods, plants and vendors at the herb farm’s annual fair. This year’s focus will be on herbs from Mexico – ‘A Mexican Fiesta’

http://mulberrycreek.com/News_and_Events/

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

January 19, 2016 at 6:10 PM | Posted in Bush's, Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, Jennie-O Turkey Products | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies)

 

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For Breakfast I made a packet of Pioneer White Peppered Gravy, 2 Jennie – O Turkey Breakfast sausage Links, a Toasted Slice of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, and my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Love Breakfast! So after Breakfast it was house cleaning day; dusting, vacuum, and did a load of laundry for Mom. It wasn’t quite as cold this morning, 7 degrees with a wind chill of minus 3. They say we have that dreaded 4 letter word moving in tomorrow, S-N-O-W! Knowing this are like I do the grocery stores will be packed all day! Just to mention the word snow sends this are into a panic, it’s so funny! They say Friday could be our big snow day though, 5-7 inches if it comes in right. But life will go on somehow in this area (LOL). For dinner tonight I prepared Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies). Love this dish!

 

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While growing up I would live on Campbell’s Beans and Weenies! So tonight it’s Beans and Weenies, but I kicked this version up a bit. I used 1 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (sliced into thin bite size pieces), 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon (Fried and Crumbled), 1 can of Bush’s White Chili Beans, 1 can Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans, 1/4 cup of Red Onion (Chopped), 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon, 1 teaspoon Ground Mustard, 1 tablespoon Splenda Brown Sugar, Liquid Smoke (Optional and to taste), a couple of shakes (or more) of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce, and 2 cups of Jack Daniel’s Honey Smokehouse BBQ Sauce (or to taste).

 

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Not only is it a delicious dish but it’s a one pot meal. I used a small size Dutch Oven that I had sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. Added all the ingredients except for the Turkey Smoked Sausage to the Dutch Oven, and stirred until well mixed. I turned the stove on medium low, covered the pot and just let it simmer. Another set it and forget recipe! After I got the Beans started I fried up 1 1/2 Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages. I first sliced them up into bite size pieces then fried them on medium until they started to brown and removed them from the heat and put them in a small bowl and set aside.

 

 

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Then using the same skillet I fried the Sausage in I fried 3 slices of Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, actually I fried 5 slices actually. Always remember when preparing Bacon to always add 2 extra slices. Because you know you’ll grab a couple of slices, it’s called the Bacon Factor or Bacon Math. I fried it up nice and crisp and when done crumbled it up into small pieces and added it to the Beans. Sausage, Bacon, and Beans are such a natural combo, Bacon gives it that wonderful smoky flavor.

 

 

 

Beans and Smoked Turkey Sausage (Beans and Weenies) 007
You could make this in a crock pot on low and let it go all day or by using a medium size sauce pan and get done even quicker. I love dishes that you can set low and let them simmer. After a couple of hours I added the Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausages and added it to the Beans. Kept the heat on low until it was time for dinner. A good Hearty Meal tonight. You have the smokiness of the Bacon and Liquid Smoke, the Sweetness and Tang of the BBQ Sauce, the Spices, along with the Smoked Turkey Sausage and Beans. I just love all the flavors, a real comfort food favorite of mine! Another plus is the cleanup, just one dutch Oven to clean. I also baked a loaf of Pillsbury French Bread. For dessert later a Skinny Cow Chocolate Truffle Ice Cream Bar.

 

 

 

Bush’s Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans

LESS SODIUM. ZERO MEAT. VERY FLAVORFUL!

BUSH’S® REDUCED SODIUM VEGETARIAN BAKED BEANSBush's Vegetarian Reduced Sodium Baked Beans
Looking for flavorful baked beans without the bacon? Try our Reduced Sodium Vegetarian Baked Beans. We cut the sodium and kept the flavor, which features tender navy beans in a tangy sauce seasoned with brown sugar and a special blend of spices. This variety has 25% less sodium than our regular Vegetarian Baked Beans.
Even with 25% less sodium than our regular Vegetarian Baked Beans, BUSH’S® Reduced Sodium Vegetarian Baked Beans pack a flavorful punch. Plus, they provide 6 g of both protein and fiber per serving!

NUTRITION
Serving Size: 1/2 cup (130g)
Calories 140
%DV*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g -%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 410mg 17%
Potassium 390mg 11%
Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Protein 6g -%
Sugars 12g -%

http://www.bushbeans.com/en_US/product/reduced-sodium-vegetarian

 

 

 

 

Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage

Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage
14 oz. | Servings: 7

Try Butterball’s fully cooked Smoked Turkey Dinner Sausage. Now you and your family can enjoy the great taste of hardwood-smoked lean turkey sausage with less fat than pork or beef smoked sausage. Serve with your favorite side dish for a quick and easy meal solution that always tastes great.

Microwave:
Wrap individual sausages in paper towels and place on a microwave-safe plate.Butterball Polska Kielbas Turkey Sausage
Microwave on High 3-1/4 minutes (1-1/2 minutes for one).
Let stand 2 minutes before serving.
**Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.Always heat thoroughly.Grilling:
Grill at medium-high heat for 8-10 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Skillet:
Cook in a non-stick skillet over medium heat, 10 – 12 minutes, turning frequently.
Always heat thoroughly.
Serving Size 2 oz. (51 g)
Servings Per Container 7
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 610mg25%
Total Carbohydrates 4g1%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Iron 2%
Calcium 2%

Ingredients: Poultry Ingredients (Mechanically Separated Chicken, Mechanically Separated Turkey), Water, Corn Syrup, Salt. Contains 2% or less of Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Autolyzed yeast, Dextrose, Modified Food Starch, Sodium Diacetate, Sodium Nitrite, Sodium Phosphate, Flavorings, Potassium and Sodium Lactate.

http://www.butterball.com/product/smoked-turkey-dinner-sausage

Saturday’s Chili – White Christmas Chili

December 20, 2014 at 6:33 AM | Posted in Saturday's Chili | Leave a comment
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Yes Virginia, there is a White Christmas Chili! You can this recipe and variations of it on many websites.

 

 

Saturday’s Chili – White Christmas Chili

* Recipe By : Southern Living Annual 1998

 

 

Ingredients
8 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
2 medium onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans chicken broth
4 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans, rinsed and drained*
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and mashed*
2 (4.5-ounce) cans chopped green chiles
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
Toppings: sour cream, chopped fresh cilantro

 
Preparation
Cut chicken into bite-size pieces.

Sauté chicken, onion, and garlic in hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until chicken is done. Stir in broth and next 10 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Serve with desired toppings.

*5 (15-ounce) cans great Northern beans may be substituted.

 

 

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/white-christmas-chili

Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Baked Harvest Grain Bread.

November 13, 2014 at 6:18 PM | Posted in Hormel | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Baked Harvest Grain Bread.

 

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Getting sort of chilly around here, it was about 33 degrees with a wind chill of 24 degrees. Cloudy all day but we’ve been lucky none of the snow that some places have been getting. Took Mom and Dad to their Family Doctor, Dad had to have a checkup and they wrote a prescription for a lift chair. He’s been having problems getting out of a chair so this lift chair should help. For dinner tonight I prepared Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Baked Harvest Grain Bread.

 

 

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Made some Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese to warm the day up a little. I used 2 Cans of Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans, Barilla Whole Grain Elbow Pasta (4 servings), Dried Cilantro, Sargento Reduced Fat Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, and fresh grated Dutch Gouda Cheese. For some reason, not sure why, it’s getting harder to find Whole Grain Pasta Products around this area. You can find Spaghetti, most of the time, but all other varieties are hard to find anymore.

 

 

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I prepared the Elbow Pasta in a large sauce pan, according to the package directions. When the Pasta was done I drained the water and put the Pasta in a small Dutch Oven. I then added the Turkey Chili to the Pasta and mixed well. Added a 1/2 cup of the Sargento Cheese and Cilantro, mixed and put the lid on the Dutch Oven. Heated it on medium low until I was ready to serve it. Another tasty comfort food dish! The Pasta came out just right and as always the Hormel Turkey Chili with Beans was delicious. Served it in a bowl and topped it with a sprinkle of The Sargento Cheese and the fresh grated Dutch Gouda. Love using Dutch Gouda, it melts good and gives dishy a creamy taste. I also baked a loaf of Kroger Bakery Harvest Grain Bread, which goes great with Chili, Soups, and Stews. For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

 

 

Hormel: Turkey w/Beans 98% Fat Free ChiliHormel Turkey Chili w Beans

Turkey with beans 98% fat-free favorites: Hormel chili in a layered dip! Hormel chili in a rice CASSEROLE!Hormel Turkey Chili w Beans

* Since 1891
* NO preservatives

Directions:

Stove top: empty chili into saucepan. Stir occasionally while heating over medium heat, about 5 minutes or until hot. Microwave: empty chili into microwaveable bowl; cover loosely. Heat for 2 To 3 minutes or until hot, stirring once. Careful. Let chili stand in microwave 1 minute and stir before serving. All microwaves And stoves vary. Times given are approximate.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup (247 g)
Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 210
Calories from Fat 27
Total Fat 3.0g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1250mg 52%
Carbohydrates 28.0g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6.0g 24%
Sugars 6.0g
Protein 17.0g

 

http://hormel.com/Brands/HormelChili.aspx

 

 

 
Barilla Whole Grain ElbowsBarilla Whole Grain Elbow Pasta

Try Barilla’s Whole Grain Elbow pasta. Made with 51% whole wheat, Barilla Whole Grain had 3 times the fiber of regular pasta while still tasting great!
Elbows is named for its twisted tubular shape that can vary in size, and be either smooth or ridged. Pasta elbows originated from Northern and Central Italy, where they are traditionally used in soups. The Barilla version is ridged with an extra twist, giving it a more sophisticated shape that also helps to hold the sauce. With Barilla twisted Elbows, you can take this fun shape beyond the expected in any number of traditional Italian meals, in soups, baked pasta dishes, or tossed with vegetable or cheese sauces.

1. Bring 4-6 quarts of water to a rolling boil. Add salt to taste, if desired.
2. Add contents of package to boiling water. Stir gently.
3. Return to a boil. For authentic “al dente” pasta, boil uncovered, stirring occasionally for 7 minutes. For more tender pasta, boil an additional minute.
4. Remove from heat. Drain well and serve as desired.

Whole grain pasta is best paired with tomato or cream sauces. Pesto sauces also go well with whole grain pasta. Meat and game sauces pair well too. Green vegetables in general taste very good with whole grain pasta. Pine nuts, walnuts, chestnuts, pistachios, and dried fruit such as raisins and apples pair very well with this whole grain pasta. Cheese sauces made with Parmigiano, Grana, Asiago, Pecorino, Ricotta, Provolone, or Fontina cheese work well with whole grain pasta in terms of flavor profiles.
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*

Calories 200
Fat Cal 15

Total Fat 1.5g 2%
Sat Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g 0%
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0%
Sodium 10.0mg 0%
Total Carb 41.0g 14%
Fiber 6.0g 24%
Sugar 2.0g
Protein 7.0g
http://www.barilla.com/content/product/whole-grain-elbows?gclid=CjwKEAiAhIejBRCKm_fTxIWyyXcSJABXY0XYm-H9bC5TKQCg2dYLwwpnueKtXnyZ–cp8XupeW-v4RoCJQ7w_wcB

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