Turkey Ramen from leftover turkey

Turkey Ramen

When the idea of making a Ramen with my Homemade Turkey Stock and a little leftover Thanksgiving Turkey entered my mind, I just couldn’t let it go. I mean seriously I was just under the grip of this cray cray idea. So of course, I started with google and I found the idea of Turkey Ramen is not without precedence. Is there nothing “new” in the world of cooking?

Homemade Turkey Ramen from leftover turkey

Home-made Turkey Ramen – delish!

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Shortcut Pork Ramen made from Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Shortcut Pork Ramen made from Vaguely Vietnamese Pork

Shortcut Pork Ramen: Make this with Vaguely Vietnamese Pork or almost any leftover Pork Shoulder dish (with the juices)

If you’ve been following along (Do I sound like a teacher? Class?) you’ve probably seen my most marvelous recipe for Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos last week. If you haven’t, take a peek, because that recipe is the starter for this Shortcut Pork Ramen. And as good as those tacos were, this spin-off recipe is even better.

Shortcut Ramen made from Vaguely Vietnamese Pork

Shortcut Ramen made from Vaguely Vietnamese Pork

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Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Slow cooked to perfection, this fall off the bone, tender pork was featured in “Slow Cooker Redeemed” in the New York Times. “It results in a vaguely Vietnamese tangle of pulled pork that is best accompanied by a bright and crunchy slaw, and served on warm flour tortillas…” I made you wait for Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos, yesterday when I posted the Vaguely Vietnamese Slaw recipe, and I think these Tacos are worth that little delay.

Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

Vaguely Vietnamese Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

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Posole or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew

Posole or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew

I was introduced to Posole or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew (Pozole Rojo) in Denver when one of my co-workers bought it to nearly every office “food day.” Those in the “know” snuck away to the buffet table before lunch to get some before it was all gone. Now, I’d like to introduce you! Succulent pork and hominy swimming in a rich, garlicky, chile-based broth; the taste is reminiscent of tamales.

Posole or Pozole Pork Hominy Stew

Posole, Pozole, a rich pork and hominy stew.

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