Reno Woman Wins Big Prize For Leftover Recipe

RENO, NV - There’s a mad rush to buy turkey and all the fixins for Thursday. Many people will buy more food than they or their guests can eat. One Reno woman has won a grand prize in a national magazine for transforming those leftovers into a big piping hot bowl of soup.

“I made 2 of everything and had a ton of leftovers. So I did the typical stuff like Sheperd’s Pie, and using puff pastry to stuff the leftovers. After about 3 or 4 days I was completely over the taste of Thanksgiving. Found the stuffing dumplings as a base recipe and then, what else can I do and found the Creole seasoning and threw it in,” says Relina Shirley, talking about last Thanksgiving.

She is November’s Taste of Home Magazine’s Grand Prize Recipe Winner.

Relina is a recent Reno transplant, and submitted that recipe to the national magazine in February.

July she found out judges liked her recipe above the rest.

“Turned out it was a winner,” says Relina

The recipe calls for much of the traditional food that is served at Thanksgiving--from appetizers like mushrooms, to side dishes like green beans, turkey, and stuffing.

Relina says she put the $500 in prize money to good use, buying more kitchen appliances to create more award winning recipes.


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