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Two Tasty After-Thanksgiving Dishes

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Our local TV station, Fox 28, invited us to share our day-after Thanksgiving recipe for BBQ Turkey sandwiches today on air. With its own homemade BBQ sauce, this recipe is a must-have! We're sampling a recipe for Creamy Potato Soup as well...you can make it from leftover mashed potatoes!
Ingredients
For bbq turkey sandwiches
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Worcestershire sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon, packed
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Ketchup 1 Cup (16 tbs) (tomato ketchup)
  Turkey 4 Cup (64 tbs), cooked and sliced (leftover)
  Hamburger buns 8 , split
For creamy potato soup
  Bacon slices 8 Medium
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Potatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), cooked and mashed
  Cream of chicken soup 10 3⁄4 Ounce, canned
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

For BBQ Turkey Sandwiches
MAKING
1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter and saute onion until softened.
2. Add tomato sauce, catsup, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, sugar, mustard, water and cinnamon, and stir to mix.
3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.

FINALIZING
4. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, put together turkey and enough of the sauce mixture to generously moisten.
6. Cover and cook 10 minutes or until turkey is heated through.

SERVING
7. Serve warm on hamburger buns.

For Creamy potato soup
MAKING
1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon for about 5 minutes or until crisp.
2. Remove bacon and set aside and reserve the drippings.
3. In the same pan, sauté the onion in bacon drippings for bout 5 minutes or until soft remove and drain.

FINALIZING
4. In a large saucepan, combine all the remaining ingredients and place on medium heat.
5. Crumble in bacon; add in onion and allow to simmer until heated through for about 20 minutes.

SERVING
6. Ladle the soup in warm soup bowl and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Servings: 
8

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