Lo-Mein with Leftover Ham and Never-The-Same-Way-Twice Soup

Leftovers. A blessing and a curse at times. I went all out for Christmas and roasted a turkey and baked a ham. Our turkey gets used up pretty quickly between sandwiches and a great turkey soup I made. I made the broth from the carcass on Christmas evening after dinner. Refrigerated it in a big […]

Ellen’s Steak Sandwich

Leftover steak? I used some of the leftover flank steak to make a delicious sandwich for my lunch today. First, I sliced up half an onion and pulled some red pepper slices from the freezer. (I always freeze leftover onions and peppers, diced and sliced, so I can pull them out as needed for cooking.) […]

Rainbow Turkey Soup

Ah, soup night! I made the broth Monday from the turkey carcass and refrigerated it in a big old pickle jar. Tonight I skimmed off the fat that had solidified. I remember the first time I made turkey broth. I pulled it out of the fridge the next night to make soup and got very […]

Homemade Enchilada Sauce for Turkey Enchiladas

Just in time for Thanksgiving here in the US. I roasted a turkey on Sunday, sort of a pre-holiday feast since I won’t be hosting turkey day this year. Nothing fancy about the roasting I did–just an herbed butter rubbed all over. Made some broth from the carcass yesterday, of course, and will make some […]

Chicken Quesadillas

I frequently end up with bits and pieces of leftover chicken. I will sometimes freeze this after dicing it and it works great in various casseroles, creamed chicken, chicken pot pies, etc. Tonight I needed something that could be ready quickly after swim team practice for my eldest. i had barbecued some marinated chicken breasts […]