Tag Archives: Leftovers

Coffee Cake

I’m thinking of whipping up some coffee cake this morning. I’ll use an old family recipe that I can’t share but click here for lots of recipes you too can use. I’ll halve the recipe because I’m watching my weight and don’t want such a large pan of sweets around the house.  I’ll also press […]

Leftover Turkey

What to do, what to do with all those turkey leftovers?  If you hosted Thanksgiving dinner, you’re probably staring at the turkey right now wondering how much more of it you can eat.  My mom always made turkey hash (her name for it) where she boiled the turkey carcass with celery, shredded the meat, and […]


I tried my hand at homemade pho.  And let me tell you, it was fantastic. An experiment for sure, it’s being added to the rotation as a regular meal.  I decided to try pho mainly because it’s been cold and rainy here and I had the leftover chicken carcass from last week’s rotisserie chicken. I […]


Saute 1 cup chopped onion and 2 cloves minced garlic in olive oil until translucent. Puree 28 oz of fire roasted tomatoes until smooth, add to onions and simmer. Season with up to 6 teaspoons of chili powder (add 1 teaspoon at a time) until the desired flavor is reached. Toast 10 corn tortillas in […]

Making it With Leftovers

What was for dinner last night? Steak & chicken quesadillas Chop up the leftover grilled steak and chicken into bite sized pieces.  Saute it with a chopped tomato, 1 chopped spring onion, 1 chopped garlic scape, and a few shakes of dried cilantro. In another pan, I toast the bottom of a large (burrito sized) […]