Perfect Black Friday Meal

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In case you missed this last year.

Karen's Kitchen

Turkey Pot Pie


After spending an entire day in the kitchen the last thing you want on Friday is to fuss over food.  If your tired of the turkey sandwich like I am you will appreciate this recipe.  It’s all your Thanksgiving left overs in a cute little package.

Time-45 minutes


Ingredients for Turkey Pot Pie

2 Tablespoons of unsalted butter

1 Tablespoon of vegetable oil

1 large shallot chopped

2 medium carrots diced into 1/2 pieces

1 cup of frozen peas

2 1/2 cups of shredded left over turkey

1 cup of homemade left over gravy

Left over mashed potatoes

2 (9 inch) store-bought roll out pie dough

1 egg beaten with 1 Tablespoon of water (egg wash)


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  In a large skillet heat oil and butter over medium-high heat.  Add carrots and sauté for 2-3 minutes.  Add frozen peas and sauté…

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First off, I'm not a writer. This should be abundantly clear as you read this bio. I'm not a trained Chef either. I'm a Mother, Wife, Registered Nurse and Fraudulent Chef. Why a blog you ask? Well, I don't want to be a line cook, executive Chef, or a restaurant owner. I just want to cook what I want, when I want, and for who I want. Cooking is a creative outlet for me. I don't even consider myself a blogger because I don't blog often. So advertising dollars and web fame is not my motive. Finding the time to cook, write up a recipe, photograph it while maintaining a job and household is challenging. However, it has given me great joy over the years to see people carrying on dishes that I've developed. It's also an online cookbook that I can reflect on. My cooking is an expression of the strong women in my life and inspired dishes from my favorite restaurants. I'm a recipe impostor of dishes from restaurants I love. Furthermore, many of the recipes are spruced up from my childhood. I'm a Mexican-American, native Californian who has spent time in New York and married a first generation Costa Rican. My cooking reflects all of these aspects. Karen's Kitchen is not a Mexican food blog. As much as I'd like to fit into a pretty little red, white and green box. I find it too limiting and reject the notion of creating a Latino point of view because it makes a blog cohesive. So my recipes are all over the place, with no rhyme or reason. Home cooks never apologize for not graduating from culinary school. You will find that my recipes are easy to follow and geared for the home cook. They look amazing and will make you look like a Domestic God/Goddess in front of your loved ones. It's my hope that you find the love for cooking and make some of my recipes your own. Cheers to cooking, eating and surrounding yourself with lovely people.


  1. jean margiotta says

    Hi Karen –
    Made the turkey pot pie. I think it was even better then last year. I did add a little extra gravy

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