Cheater Carnitas from Leftover Pork Tenderloin

Yesterday I had some leftover grilled pork tenderloin, which I’d slathered with Dijon mustard and black pepper before grilling, and went through several ideas of how to use it. I settled on making some cheater carnitas. I chopped up the pork tenderloin into small cubes and let the cooked meat sit in some lime juice, […]

Not Round Table’s Creamy Garlic Sauce for Pizza

This is not Round Table’s creamy garlic sauce. I don’t think. To be honest, I haven’t had that for quite a while but I used to really like it. Then I started making my own pizzas for the most part. I’ve mostly stuck to a red sauce, marinara, but lately I started really wanting a […]

Leftover Ham? Make Pasta Primavera

Like many of you, I have leftover ham from our Easter dinner. Last night I made pasta primavera and added ham to it. So good! Recipe’s at the end. I don’t have pictures of our dinner. I don’t like letting the food blog interfere with real life.  Brunch was just four of us: my daughters, […]

Chicken Tetrazzini from Leftover Chicken Cutlets

I made chicken cutlets for Sunday dinner and, as usual, I made spaghetti with oil and garlic (olio e aglio) as a side dish. I had some of each leftover and rather than just reheating the cutlets, I decided to make something different from them – chicken tetrazzini! This made use of the leftover spaghetti […]

Leftover Scramble

Last night was a solo dinner and I had leftovers to use up.  Eggs are one of my favorite meals for using up bits and pieces of things and last night’s leftover scramble was a great example.  I’d made pizza on New Year’s Eve and had leftover chopped vegetables, including peppers, onions, olives and peperoncini. […]