I know we are nowhere near Thanksgiving, but we like to have a nice Thanksgiving meal a couple times throughout the year to test new recipes. This time around we had a bunch of leftovers and thought some Thanksgiving leftover egg rolls sounded delicious! Spoiler Alert! These egg rolls were freaking fantastic! Plus, you get to dip them in gravy! Easily the best leftover dish that we have ever made. Trust me, we have made a ton.
Like so many American’s my eyes are bigger than my stomach. Therefore, I have a ton of leftovers after Thanksgiving. Ok, this might have been done on purpose ?. Who doesn’t love an open faced hot turkey sandwich. But there are so many other things that you can do with the leftovers. Here are my favorite ideas.
I don’t know about you, but we always make way more food than we need for Thanksgiving so that we can have leftovers. I almost think that the leftovers are better than the original meal. I know it sounds wrong, but Thanksgiving leftovers are the bomb! Usually we have a pretty well balanced amount of leftovers. However, this time we had more leftover potatoes than usual. So, I decided that it was time to come up with a recipe that featured leftover mashed potatoes. This Thanksgiving Shepherd’s Pie features leftover turkey, gravy, vegetables all topped with a nice layer of potatoes. It was a hit and I am sure it will be a hit at your house!
For Easter we love to have a nice oven roasted Ham. Sometimes we glaze it, sometimes we just coat it in a beer and go for it. Either way, we always end up with a ton of leftovers. I do this on purpose as then we can have leftovers. The ham goes great in omelets, … Read moreCheddar Cheese Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
I love thanksgiving so much that I often cook way more than I could ever eat. So I usually end up make a variety of leftovers that utilize the ingredients. Here are my favorite ideas. Thanksgiving Potato Skins I love potatoes and I believe that they are the perfect vessel to deliver any food. Thanksgiving … Read moreThanksgiving Leftovers
Even though it was just Dana and I for Easter, I made a giant honey glazed ham. I could not help myself. Plus I love leftovers. But then you have to figure out what leftovers to make. There are a million tasty little creations that you can make with leftover ham. I decided to make … Read moreEaster Leftovers – Hawaiian Pizza
When I used to live in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the Pasty (pronounced “Past – eee”) was king. It is a meat filled hand pie that was usually topped with gravy or ketchup. The pie was all meat and potatoes and lacked the gravy or liquid inside of a pot pie. I though this … Read moreThanksgiving (Pasty) Hand Pie
I am a huge fan of potato skins. The other day I made bbq chicken potato skins. While making them I realized that potato skins are the perfect vessel for Thanksgiving leftovers. Fill the skin with your leftovers and your are there. I must say that these are some of the most delicious potato skins that I have ever had.
Serve with a side of gravy and you will be in heaven.
Every time I cook chicken I always have left overs. Maybe it is because I live by myself or it is the fact that nobody can (let me rephrase that) should eat a 5lb chicken. Earlier this week I made beer can chicken. Probably the best way to roast a chicken. Even with having friends … Read moreCheap Eats – Chicken Salad