Lunches at home get boring. Leftover this and leftover that. But I have found that an inexpensive George Foreman Grill can do wonders to perk up leftovers by turning them into a nice grilled sandwich like this Grilled Turkey, Chutney and Avocado Sandwich. The possibilities are almost endless once you start scrounging through the refrigerator. […]
This bread soup aka ribollita is packed with flavor and is a great way to use up stale bread or leftover stuffing or dressing. The recipe comes from Tamar Adler’s An Everlasting Meal, one of my favorite books to read from and cook from! I used canned cannelini beans but you could use chickpeas or […]
Croquettes are one of those things you can make to use up small amounts of leftovers and turn them into something with a different texture so it doesn’t seem like you’re eating leftovers. I made potato croquettes with our leftover mashed potatoes today. They were great with some leftover gravy, although my daughter preferred hers […]
As long as you’re cooking, cook a roast big enough for several meals. The first night, you might do a normal potatoes and gravy kind of thing. Save some of the “juices” for another night and set aside the meat you don’t want to get eaten that first night before you set the table. Out […]
I often end up with leftover cooked chicken, which I freeze in 1 or 2 cup portions for recipes like this. This is just as good with leftover turkey of course!