Meg Makes: Thanksgiving leftovers recipe for Turkey Noodle Casserole

This is another recipe from Champaign resident Jennifer Wilson. I'm a sucker for casseroles, so I'm especially excited about this one.

It's a great idea for using up the last of your turkey this week, or for when you pull the leftovers out of your freezer.

In Gifford, Thanksgiving is a feast of plenty

GIFFORD — Less than two weeks after a tornado lifted the home of Vicki and Jack Russell off its foundation with them inside, the Gifford couple sat down to an abundant Thanksgiving feast in Vicki's onetime home church.

Being at this dinner, provided by Gifford United Methodist Church and a host of volunteers, "means the world to me," she said.

Meg Makes: Recipe for fried rice, turkey cakes to be made with Thanksgiving leftovers

Here are a couple more recipes for you to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers.

My Amish Home: Storm shows there's much to be thankful for

"Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin; but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God." Romans 6:12-13

Meg Makes: Recipe for Turkey Spread, to make with leftover turkey

I've been hitting the leftover Thanksgiving recipes hard this year, mostly because my readers are sending in amazing ideas. Plus, I've covered Thanksgiving Day recipes pretty heavily in the past - you can view those by clicking here.

Meg Makes: Thanksgiving leftovers recipe for Hot Turkey Sandwiches

This recipe comes from Champaign resident Jennifer Wilson, who submitted several wonderful-sounding recipes to make with your Thanksgiving leftovers. I'll be sharing more of them as this week progresses.

(She also took the photo, and it's used with permission.)

With students gone, Campustown worth exploring

CHAMPAIGN — There's something strange about the streets of Campustown this week.

They're quiet. They're fairly empty. You can drive the speed limit without playing dodge-the-pedestrian.

With University of Illinois classes out until Dec. 2, most students left Friday for a week of holiday celebrating.

Meg Makes: Recipe for Personal Pot Pies, to be made with Thanksgiving leftovers

I haven't had a chance to write here as much as I would have liked about Thanksgiving-related food, but that's about to change.

UHS seeks donations, volunteers for its Thanksgiving feast

URBANA — The Urbana High School Student Senate is sponsoring its annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community this year, but it needs more community donations in order to buy food for the feast.

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Chef offers variety of meats, gourmet items at new store aided by crowd-funding effort

URBANA — Come to The Urbana Butcher Shop, and you'll find it's a far cry from your supermarket's meat department.

Don't expect to find rump roasts here, chicken breasts there, and packages of 80 percent to 90 percent lean ground beef at counter's end.