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It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengersMore >>
It's a voyage that helps introduce tourists to those small waterfront towns that they may not ordinarily think to visit. A cruise ship docked in Biloxi on Wednesday night. Then on Thursday, passengers visited several attractions including the Biloxi lighthouse and the visitors center. The Grande Caribe set sail from New Orleans and will continue on until it reaches St. Petersburg. Crew members said it's the stops along the way that makes these small cruises stand out.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 5:38 PM EDT2013-05-23 21:38:18 GMT
The picture of a George County dog set on fire is disturbing. Authorities say the circumstances surrounding how fire consumed the dog are shocking. According to George County Sheriff Dean Howell, 20-year-oldMore >>
Socks, the dog reportedly burned this week by his owner, has died. That word comes from a George County Sheriff's deputy. Socks succumbed to injuries suffered after 20-year-old Brandon Pierce allegedly set his dog on fire Tuesday night. The suspect told deputies he torched the dog because he "wanted to help the dog go to heaven."More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:07 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:07:07 GMT
"Study the past if you would define the future." Those words were once said by Confucius and those are the words the Historical Society of Gulfport strives toward for its city. Wednesday, that societyMore >>
Hoping to highlight Gulfport's history, members will be making that building a museum and welcome center for the city.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday - she lost.More >>
An 87-year-old grandmother took on billionaire Donald Trump. And on Thursday, she lost.More >>
Thanksgiving leftovers can become great planned-overs with a little thought and good food safety practices.Handle your leftovers safely and enjoy these ideas for your Thanksgiving bounty.
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 1/2 cups diced cooked turkey
1 1/2 cups cooked spaghetti (3/4 cup uncooked)
1/2 cup cooked mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped pimento
3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
Melt 1/4 cup butter or margarine in heavy saucepan.Add flour and stir until blended.Gradually add milk and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.Add salt and pepper.Combine white sauce with turkey, spaghetti, mushrooms, pimento and cheese.Place in buttered 2-quart casserole.Combine bread crumbs and melted butter and sprinkle on casserole.Bake at 325 degrees F. for about 25 minutes or until well browned.Makes 6 servings.
Refrigerate leftovers immediately after the meal.Uncle Joe can get his afternoon snack out of the refrigerator and heat it up in the microwave.
Carve the meat off the turkey carcass.It makes the turkey meat ready to eat and helps prevent bacterial problems if meat is left on the carcass.
Reheat foods to 165 degrees within two hours only one time.Reheat only as much food as you need for that meal.It will keep the food fresher longer.
Cool large amounts of foods in shallow pans.Don't leave items to cool in deep pans or pots.It takes too long to cool down to a safe temperature.Use an ice bath if necessary by placing the pot or pan in a sink and putting ice in the sink around it.Stir to cool and then put food in refrigerator.
Give special attention to cream pies, gravies, meat, dressing, deviled eggs stuffed pastas and vegetable casseroles.
TURKEY GUMBO SOUP
3 cups turkey or chicken broth
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup celery, chopped
10 oz. pkg. okra, cut/frozen
16 oz. can tomatoes
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/4 cup rice, uncooked
2 cups turkey, cooked, diced
Heat broth to boiling.Add vegetables, seasonings, rice and turkey.Cover and cook slowly 15 minutes, until vegetables and rice are tender.Yield: 6 servings, about 1 cup each.
CRISPY TURKEY BAKE
2 cups cooked cubed turkey
1 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen green peas
or 1 cup leftover green peas
1 cup shredded cheese, divided in half
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
1/2 cup mayonnaise
6 slices tomatoes (optional)
3/4 cup crushed potato chips
Combine turkey, peas, 1/2 cup cheese, onion, salt, pepper and mayonnaise; mix well.Spoon into a greased 10 x 6 x 2-inch baking pan.Place tomato slices on top.Bake at 350 degrees F. for 25 minutes.Combine remaining cheese and potato chips; sprinkle over casserole.Bake for five more minutes.Serves 6.
FRUITED TURKEY SALAD
2 cups cooked diced turkey
3/4 cup diced celery
1 (8 oz.) can pineapple chunks,
drained and cubed
1 apple, chopped
1/2 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup mayonnaise
Combine all ingredients, mixing well.Chill two hours before serving.Makes 4-5 servings.Note:Instead of apples, celery and nuts use leftover Waldorf Salad. Adjust mayonnaise to taste.
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