Monday, March 12

Solar Turkey Necks and Wild Rice

Looking over the past few months' recipes, I seem to have been taking advantage of a run on lesser cuts in the meat department. Well, why not feed the family and save money at the same time? And, what an opportunity to show you how solar cooking creates budget meals that will have your family begging for a second, even, third, helping! Frankly, the neck of the turkey has always been my favorite part and, because no one else wanted it, it was all mine! Let the peasants have the breasts and the legs, I wanted that old tenderloin (heh, heh, heh) and the neck.
My pound package held five necks for just $2.77 and one neck per person is more than enough. This is the perfect recipe to just leave alone in the solar oven for as long as you want, while you busy yourself, elsewhere.  'Though ready for the table in a couple of hours, it's really fantastic after three or four. Tender and juicy, falling off the bone meat, means everyone will have a great time at the end of the meal sucking the last delicious drops from the neck bones while chatting about their day! Oh, yeah, this is not a meal to serve guests in gowns and tuxes; this is for those people who mean the world to you.

Turkey Necks and Wild Rice
1 lb pkg turkey necks (4-5 necks)
1 large carrot, thinly sliced crosswise
2 medium zucchini, sliced crosswise
2 large collard/spinach/mustard leaves (optional)
1 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
2 Tbsps flour
1/4 tsp ginger
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp allspice
1/8 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp sage
10oz chicken stock plus 6oz water
3/4 cup wild rice

Preheat solar oven to 225F     Roasting pan, lined with collard leaves (optional)
1. Spread sliced carrots and zucchini over collard leaves on bottom of roasting pan.

2. Pour chicken stock and water in a 1-qt measuring cup; add rinsed wild rice. Cook in microwave on high for 5-6 minutes. Stir in chopped onion, garlic, ginger, half the salt and pepper, allspice, cinnamon, and sage. Pour slowly over bottom of roasting pan and level with back of spoon.

3. In large bowl or plastic bag, mix flour and balance of salt and pepper together; add washed and dried turkey necks; shake to coat thoroughly.

4. Heat skillet over medium-high heat; add olive oil and butter. Saute turkey necks about two minutes, turning to brown on all sides; place over rice in roasting pan.

5. Cover and bake in solar oven for 2-1/2 to 3 hours,

until rice is cooked and turkey necks are fork tender, with meat just falling from the bone.

This is comfort food, plain and simple, and, if done right, you will need more than one napkin! Do you have a favorite comfort food recipe?


  1. lacoste polo shirts,
    oakley sunglasses,
    nike air max shoes,
    swarovski outlet,
    christian louboutin uk,
    nike free uk,
    juicy couture outlet,
    louis vuitton outlet,
    beats headphones,
    ralph lauren uk,
    ralph lauren uk,
    lebron james shoes,
    cheap nfl jerseys,
    cheap nfl jerseys,
    louis vuitton handbags,
    nike outlet store,
    cheap ugg boots,
    nike roshe,
    chanel handbags,
    mulberry outlet,
    christian louboutin,
    chanel handbags,
    michael kors wallet,
    ray ban sunglasses,
    futbol baratas,
    ugg boots,
    kobe shoes,
    coach outlet online,

  2. Posts shared useful information and meaningful life, I'm glad to be reading this article and hope to soon learn the next article. thank you
    i like play games happy wheels online and play happy wheels 2 games and friv , girlsgogames , games2girls

  3. Very helpful advice in this particular post! It’s the little changes that make the largest changes. Thanks for sharing!
    Download retrica online includes more than eighty different filters with many different styles and include retrica indir , and happy wheels , agario

  4. العاب بنات يحتوي موقعنا على تشكيلة من العاب بنات متجددة باستمرار وكل مايتعلق بصنف العاب بنات تلبيس ومكياج وطبخ ومرحبا بكم في العاب بنات جديدة
    al3ab-banat01 العاب بنات
    al3ab banat

  5. We experience more than happy about that. You should also consider their finest game titles with our free currently to find the sense of exciting that brings.
    Temple Run 2
    Temple Run
    baixar Temple Run 2
    jogos Temple Run 2

  6. Thanks for sharing such a nice article. It is really useful to me and all people. One think in my mind came while reading that it is not wasting of time.
    baixar facebook
    whatsapp baixar
    temple run 2
    traffic rider

  7. Oh! This is good cooking i liked! Recipe appetite thank you brother. good luck for the next cooking.
    JeuxJeux99 موقع العاب سيارات

  8. The blog or and best that is extremely useful to keep I can share the ideas. Age Of War 2
    Big Farm | Slitherio | Tank Trouble
    Of the future as this is really what I was looking for, I am very comfortable and pleased to come here. Thank you very much.
    Happy Wheels | Goodgeme Empire |

  9. Such a very useful article. Very interesting to read this article.I would like to thank you for the efforts you had made for writing this awesome article.

    Discover our website bounty of free online games now!
    Our website has the biggest collection of free online games. Totally new games are added every day!

    age of war 2
    gold Miner 2
    unfair Mario 2
    cubefield 2
    tanki Online 2

  10. Good post and I like it very much. By the way, anybody try this how to increase app downloads? I do not how to use.

  11. Thanks for share this awesome article Very interesting to read this blog, Thank you so much sharing with us.
    Jeans Supplier in Delhi

  12. I enjoyed over read your blog post. Your blog have useful information, I got good ideas from this amazing blog, thank you so much for share with us
    Caution Indication Signage Service

  13. I enjoyed over read your blog post. Your blog have useful information for me, I got good ideas from this amazing blog post, thank you so much for share with us
    web development company in delhi

  14. Your blog have helpful information for me, I got good ideas from this amazing blog post, thank you so much for sharing with us
    Leh Ladakh Motorbike Tour

  15. I am always searching like this type blog post. Your blog have helpful information for me, I got good ideas from this amazing blog post, thank you so much for sharing with us
    Lifestyle Magazine India

  16. I deeply read your article, the points you have mentioned in this article are useful I am always searching like this type blog post,
    Custom Agent in India

  17. Thank You! For sharing such a great article, It’s been a amazing article.
    It’s provide lot’s of information, I really enjoyed to read this.

  18. I want to say that this post is awesome, nice written.

  19. I am really happy to say this I am deeply read your article, I am searching like this type valuable information, it’s really helpful for me, I am happy to found it, thank you so much for share this blog, great work, keep sharing like this type of article, thank you so much for read my comment, if any one searching website designing company in India please visit my website
    Website Designing Company in Delhi

  20. Get the best nursing services baby care services medical equipment services and allso get the physiotherapist at home in Delhi NCR For more information visit our site

    nursing attendant services in Delhi NCR
    medical equipment services in Delhi NCR
    nursing services in Delhi NCR
    physiotherapist at home in Delhi NCR
    baby care services in Delhi NCR

  21. Intensofy Solutions, Web Development Company in India offers all type of website development services across the globe. Intensofy Solutions is a leading IT solution company specializes in Web Designing, Web Application Development, Digital Marketing, and Ecommerce solutions. Whether you are building a new website or redesigning.

    Website development
    Website designing
    Wordpress development
    PHP development
    CodeIgniter development
    Digital Marketing
    Website development company in India
    PHP development company in India
    Website development company in Gurgaon
    Website development company in Delhi
    Wordpress development company in Gurgaon
    Website designing company in Gurgaon
    Website designing company in Delhi


I really want to hear from you, so please, share your thoughts. We're not really strangers -- we're just friends who haven't met. Please use language suitable for young people to view. I'll be visiting you before long. Meanwhile, thank's for stopping by and leaving some comment love!

Related Posts with Thumbnails

Copyright Registered & Protected