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Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes That Aren’t Boring

By Amy Haggerty on November 20, 2015 0 Comment

Your Thanksgiving feast doesn’t have to end! We’ve found the best recipes to transform your leftovers from boring to brilliant.   Leftover Turkey and Sweet Potato Frittata Start the day after Thanksgiving off right with this delicious breakfast. Get the recipe     Thanksgiving Turkey and Waffles Sandwich One-up your usual Thanksgiving leftover sandwich with […]Read More »

Healthy Salads For Your Thanksgiving Meal

By Amy Haggerty on November 16, 2015 0 Comment

Mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey always get all the love. This year why not add some crispy, green carb-relief to your Thanksgiving feast? Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing With squash, apples, and cranberries – it includes everything you want at your Thanksgiving table. Plus, that pumpkin goddess dressing looks amazing! Get the recipe Wild […]Read More »

Minnesota Turkeys for Your Thanksgiving Feast

By Constance Carlson on October 30, 2015 0 Comment

When you talk about Minnesota to your out-of-state friends and family, you probably mention our many beautiful lakes, the cabin life up north, our vibrant Twin Cities arts scene or our amazing restaurants. This November, we think you should add one more impressive Minnesota thing to your list … turkeys. Did you know Minnesota is […]Read More »

Slow Cooker Broth

By Jill Holter on November 24, 2014 0 Comment

Written by: Jill Krantz – Events and Community Relations Coordinator If the idea of making homemade broth from leftover poultry bones seems daunting, why not put your hardest working kitchen tool to work for you? Thanksgiving yields some delicious turkey trimmings. Surely there are herbs and vegetables leftover in your kitchen as well. If you don’t […]Read More »

Make Aheads for Thanksgiving

By Jill Holter on November 17, 2014 0 Comment

Written by: Jill Krantz – Events and Community Relations Coordinator If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, you’re going to be busy! There are plenty of obvious tasks to do ahead of time – order the turkey, plan your meal, clean your linens, assign dishes for others to bring. ANY item you can check off a list […]Read More »

‘Tis the Season for Sustainable Food

By Amy Haggerty on November 11, 2014 0 Comment

By Amy Haggerty, Marketing Specialist We’re headed into that fun-filled, food-filled time of the year, a season when many of us take part in traditions we look forward to for months. But when it comes to keeping our commitments to organic, sustainable food through all this holiday splendor, it’s not always easy. Lakewinds can help. […]Read More »

Having a Local Thanksgiving

By Amy Haggerty on November 25, 2013 0 Comment

. . . Bringing fresh, seasonal, regional food to your holiday table Everyone is talking about local right now.  Shopping local and eating local are on many magazine covers and sales flyers. Lakewinds believes good food comes from good people.  To that end, we strive to source many of our produce, meat, dairy and grocery […]Read More »

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah – Everyone’s at the Table!

By Amy Haggerty on November 22, 2013 0 Comment

For the first time since 1888, the American holiday of giving thanks will fall on the same day as the beginning of the Jewish Festival of Lights.  It could be as many as 79,000 more years before these two dates align again. How can a gathering of family and friends incorporate elements of both holidays […]Read More »

Get to Know Your Turkey

By Amy Haggerty on November 19, 2013 1 Comment

You might not think to “Get To know” your turkey. After all, who wants to get to know the meal they are about to eat, but you should be aware that all turkeys are not created equal and neither are turkey farmers. At Ferndale Farms they take their turkeys seriously and they have for 74 […]Read More »