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Chicken
1 cup thinly sliced leek
1 cup ruby port
¾ cup dried cherries
¾ cup kalamata olives (pitted)
1/3 cup fresh orange juice
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
4 thyme sprigs
1 cinnamon stick
1½ teaspoons salt
3½ lbs. turkey thighs skinned or chicken
1 tablespoon ground cumin

Combine first 9 ingredients in crock pot.
Add ½ teaspoon salt.
Rinse turkey, pat dry.
Sprinkle with remaining salt and cumin.
Add to crock pot.
Cook, covered, on high for 1 hour.
Lower heat to low.
Cook for 4 hours (or less, mine turned out a bit on the dry side at 3½ hours)

Serve with mashed potatoes or couscous.

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azure_aendra From: azure_aendra Date: March 2nd, 2008 10:51 am (UTC) (Link)
damn you for making me hungry at 2:50 in the morning when I can't/won't cook anything. I'm gonna go pass out now and get Loser's Lunch in the morning, then I won't have to cook and it'll make you jealous, so there.
I'm drunk now so pay no attention to the words in front of your face. bye bye
martygreene From: martygreene Date: March 3rd, 2008 02:17 am (UTC) (Link)
Darn shame Seattle is so far away from Pittsburgh. We're kicking off Pittsburgh Pie Night with a Pi day Pie Party! 3.14 seems an apropos day for the kickoff. We'll eat a piece of pie in your honor.

Now I just have to figure out what kind of pie to make!
gkr From: gkr Date: March 3rd, 2008 03:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Sweet! Let me know how it goes.
martygreene From: martygreene Date: March 3rd, 2008 03:45 am (UTC) (Link)
I will! I'm thinking salmon-leek savory pie... and a standard apple... not sure what else yet.

Sadly my friend who was born on Pi day no longer lives here... else I'd have her be guest of honor.

If I know I'll be in Seattle in the future I'll let you know- maybe there can be pie!
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