7 Creative Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes

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According to the Mayo Clinic , leftovers can be kept in the refrigerator for three to four days before the risk of food poisoning rises. That means if you prepared your feast on Wednesday or Thursday, you may be frantically trying to use up your remaining leftovers before they spoil.

20 Leftover Turkey Recipes

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Dinner is over, your guests have gone home and now you’re either plotting your shopping strategy for Friday or your leftover strategy for all of the extra turkey. I’m not much help with the shopping strategy, since I usually avoid Black Friday, but I can help you with all of the leftover turkey. 20 Leftover Turkey Recipes. Leftover Turkey Lasagna Rolls with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Spinach at Cooking Canuck.

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Four Turkey Leftover Recipes

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Leftovers are the best part of Thanksgiving — here are four ideas are worth trying. Download: Turkey Pho-Style Soup This fabulous pizza that relies on the classic leftovers from a traditional Thanksgiving dinner: roast turkey, stuffing, Brussels sprouts and even cranberry sauce. The post Four Turkey Leftover Recipes appeared first on FTM. 365 in 365 Cooking RecipesTry a twist on this Vietnamese dish by adding some turkey.

Turkey Noodle Soup {Leftover Turkey Recipe}

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Here's a super easy soup recipe to use your leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. 2 cups shredded or diced cooked turkey. Serve with homemade artisan bread and a salad. Enjoy! Turkey Noodle Soup. Ingredients. 1 medium onion, chopped. 2-3 garlic cloves, minced. 2 medium carrots, chopped. 2 medium celery stalks, chopped. I include the tops because they hold so much flavor. bay leaf. 1 teaspoon Italian seasonings or your favorite seasoning - You can be creative here.

5 Recipes with Turkey Leftovers (and a Freezer Tip)

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Another Thanksgiving has passed and now we're all wondering what to do with all of those turkey leftovers. 5 Recipes with Turkey Leftovers. If you slightly over-dosed on turkey this year and the last thing you want to do is make dinner with the leftovers, simply chop up the cooked turkey and divide into 2-3 cup portions. You can use the frozen leftovers in any of the recipes listed above. What's your favorite recipe to use up the turkey leftovers?

What To Do With Leftover Easter Eggs

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Wondering what to do with your leftover Easter Eggs? Cooking Salads Sandwiches Snacks tdealsHere are few ideas! Photo Credit. How about trying a twist on pickled eggs with these Jalapeno Pickled Eggs or of course you could just make regular Red Beet Eggs. Photo Credit. Perhaps some fancy Egg Salad Sandwiches? Thinking Deviled Eggs? How about 13 Fantastic Recipes! Check them out here. How about a simple Potato & Egg Salad? Do you have any great ideas for hard boiled eggs?

Easter Dinner & Leftover Ideas {From My Archives}

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Roasted asparagus is my preferred method of cooking. Here are two yummy recipes to use with the leftover ham from Easter dinner: Ham and Asparagus Frittata. Are you hosting a large gathering for Easter dinner? Or are you taking a dish and letting someone else do the hosting? My mom and grandmother always host a large family get-together, but everyone brings a dish. I haven't gotten my assignment yet, but it will probably be some type of dessert or side dish.

Unique Ways To Use Up All That Leftover Fried Rice

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If you’ve ever wondered what to do with leftover fried rice, I’ve got some fun ideas for you to turn it into a whole new and delicious meal your whole family will love!! You must start with cooked, cold rice. Ling Ling delivers superior flavor with their unique infusion method of cooking, which infuses flavor into every bite. Cooking it on the stove results in a crispier, more authentic fried rice texture , so that’s what I’d recommend.

Art & Cook 100-Pc Food Storage Set $14.99 (Reg $50)

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Art & Cook 100-Pc Food Storage Set $14.99 (Reg $50). Organize and keep leftovers neat and fresher longer with this 100-piece food storage set from Art & Cook. Macy’s has Art & Cook 100-Pc Food Storage Set marked down to $19.99 (Reg $50).

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Art & Cook 100-Piece Food Storage Set ONLY $15 {Reg $50}

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Art & Cook 100-Piece Food Storage Set ONLY $15 {Reg $50}. Thru 2/23, Macy’s shoppers can score Art & Cook 100-Piece Food Storage Set for ONLY $15, down from $50. This storage set helps you keep leftovers neat and fresher for a longer period of time.

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Need Reynolds Wrap to cover the leftovers? Here are some coupons

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Frugal Tip | Don’t Waste Leftovers

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Admittedly, I am a little OCD about it and have been know to eat leftovers for days just so I don’t have to throw them away. It actually doesn’t bother me to eat the same thing for 2-3 days, but I know several people who will not eat leftovers at all. Thankfully, my family also likes leftovers and will happily take them for lunch or eat them as a snack. You’ll avoid waste and save yourself a night of cooking in the future.

Day 10 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Plan a Freezer Cooking Session

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Today is Day 10 and your assignment: Plan a Freezer Cooking Session. What is a Freezer Cooking Session? Freezer cooking is wildly popular right now and it involves prepping meals to be stored in the freezer. I bit the bullet and had my very first freezer cooking session a few years ago. Meals need to be easy to prepare and tasty to eat and that is where freezer cooking can swoop in to save the day. What are your favorite freezer cooking recipes?

Chicken, Corn, Kale Soup | Use Up Leftover Chicken!

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Everyone in my family loves soup, which is awesome considering it is budget friendly, good for you, easy, and a great way to use up leftovers! I threw together this quickie soup last night using leftover chicken and kale! Ingredients: 2 cups leftover chicken. Bring to a simmer and let cook for about 20 or until the kale is tender. We ate ours with some leftover blue corn tortilla chips, sour cream, and a little Monterey jack cheese, but this is totally optional!

Using Up Leftover Easter Eggs | Easy Layered Salad Recipe

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3 hard-cooked eggs, sliced. 2 cups cubed cooked ham. Make It Your Way: Use any variety of your favorite ingredients such as cooked chicken or turkey, canned tuna, olives, canned beans, cooked potatoes, cooked green beans, sliced mushrooms, corn or crumbled bacon in this salad. One of the things my daughter always looks forward to after Easter is egg salad, but you can only eat so much egg salad.

Serve a Cook’s Ham for Dinner and Giveaway

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I hadn’t had a Cook’s Ham until this review but I am so happy I tried it! Cook’s proudly offers a variety of full-size hams for gatherings, and our new Everyday Cuts (such as Ham Medallions and Ham Chops) are perfect for weeknight family dinners or a quick and easy meal for just you or the kids. Available in a variety of flavors, Cook’s hams are slowly smoked with real hickory wood or applewood. You can win a Cook’s Bone In Spiral Sliced Ham!

WHAT'S COOKING IN YOUR KITCHEN?

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TUESDAY: Chicken Alfredo w/prego cheesy sauce French Bread and cooked Sweet Carrots $1.39 WEDNESDAY: FREE NIGHT-Leftovers FREE THURSDAY: Southwestern Spuds! So the plan for this week is to try out some new recipe''s! The Black bean dip last week was so awesome that I decided to check out more recipes on line. The salsa cost around $2.10 (we got our tomatoes for free, you can pick them up at Sam''s club at $2.57 for 102oz!!) Here''s are plan for this week.

WHAT'S COOKING IN YOUR KITCHEN?

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WEDNESDAY: LEFTOVERS! We tried a few recipes. The Garbanzo beans did not turn out. Not sure what I did wrong. But we love the Texi Mex dinner!! Now we are going to try the Chiken Verde!! SUNDAY: Chicken Verde Enchilada (Kraft Recipe Maker) beans and rice $2.10 MONDAY: Cream of Potato Soup w/French Bread and salad $1.25 TUESDAY: Turkey Golash w/Fresh Green beans, Salad $2.25 FREEBIE DAY FREE THURSDAY: Grilled Polish Sausage w/Mac N Cheese, Fresh Veggie Plate $1.75

WHAT'S COOKING IN YOUR KITCHEN?

Marnies Coupon-a-rama

WEDNESDAY: Leftovers THURSDAY: Mrs. Arama''s Black Bean Dip with Corn Quesedilla''s $.84 60 Total for dinners: around $8.86 (feeds two, but we always have leftovers) For desert!!!! Since I box 6 of the Kraft Recipes Makers. gluten and soy free) I decided to make a meal each week around those. Kinda excited and hope they taste good. I also bought some Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) never bought them never eaten them. We are going to try a recipe for that.

WHAT'S COOKING IN YOUR KITCHEN!!

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TUESDAY: Savory Baked Swai Fish, Green Chili Tomato Corn, Rice $3.27 (that was the fish price) Yikes WEDNESDAY: Leftover night FREE THURSDAY: Taco Tamale Pie (still haven''t made this yet) Fresh lettuce and tomato, salsa $1.92 We tried the Enchilada''s and mmmmm so good. This week we will try the Chicken Cacciatore!! My price for chicken went up this week. :( We are also going to incorporate fish a few times a month and still doing at least one meal a week as meatless.

Thanksgiving Turkey Tips: Answers to the Most Common Turkey Questions

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Does cooking a big bird for so many people intimidate you? The leftovers can be stored in the freezer like I suggest below. If you want leftovers, you’ll want a bigger bird. I have read that the really big turkeys can dry out quicker from the extensive cooking time, so it might be better to buy two 12 pound turkeys than one 24 pound turkey (as an example). If buying frozen, you can buy it weeks ahead of time, but you will need to thaw properly before cooking.

One Skillet Steak & Peppers with Brown Rice and Quinoa Recipe

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Between working, family responsibilities and after school activities with the kids, we barely have any time leftover to cook a nice meal. Cooking Main Dish RecipesPost sponsored by Mirum. Opinions are 100% my own. SpiceUpwithKnorr I don’t know of any family that doesn’t have a crazy hectic schedule. Finding time to spend with our spouse of significant other […].

Turkey Gravy Recipe

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3 - 4 tablespoons turkey fat and drippings leftover from your roasting pan. Saving Money - During the Holidays Turkey Week Saving Money - In the Kitchen Cooking 'How-To' SeriesThis recipe serves 4 - 6 people. Adjust the ingredients to make more gravy for a larger crowd. Turkey Gravy. Ingredients. 3 tablespoons flour. 2 cups turkey stock. Instructions. In a saute pan, heat the turkey fat over medium heat.

Basic Frittata Recipe

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A frittata is a quick and hearty meal that is a great way to use up any leftovers or food that you already have in your refrigerator or freezer. . 1 cup cooked diced meat. This is a great way to use up leftovers, such as diced ham, chicken, or sausage.

Frugal Tip | Cook Big & Save Time, Groceries, & Energy

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For years I have joked that I don’t know how to cook small. Even when it’s just my husband and I at home, I cook enough to feed eight people. As I previously discussed, leftovers are always welcome in my house. Not only will cooking big meals save time and money, it will also save on your energy bill because you won’t have to use your oven and stove as much! It’s true.

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Chowder

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If you have any leftovers you might be wondering what you are going to do with them. Ingredients: 1 to 1 1/2 cups leftover diced corned beef. 2 cups leftover diced potatoes. 1 cup leftover diced carrots. 1 cup leftover diced cabbage. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours, stirring about halfway through cooking. Cover and cook for 25 minutes longer. What do you do with your corned beef leftovers? Since it’s St.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 05.01.15

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This week, I made one of my favorite Cook Once, Eat Twice meals: Roasted Pork Tenderloin. This Week’s Dinners: Saturday: Leftover Burrito Bowls from Friday’s dinner. Our sides were various things we found in the fridge: leftover steamed broccoli, applesauce, grapes. Monday: I made Chicken Noodle Soup with leftover chicken from the Costco rotisserie chicken. Every Friday, I share what we ate for the week on our budget.

7 ALDI Soup Ideas

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Any leftover soups can be served as leftovers or frozen in freezer containers. ** I listed the price I paid for the main ingredients. I didn’t list a price for pantry staples, such as seasonings, cooking oils, butter. 2 cups shredded or diced cooked chicken.

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What We Ate this Week on our Budget 03.11.16

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Sunday: Leftover lasagna from Saturday. I love prep once, cook twice meals. Wednesday: I used the last of the leftover turkey and stock that I saved from Thanksgiving and made Turkey Orzo Soup. Thursday: Much to my family’s dismay, it’s leftover night. One daughter declared, “I hate leftover night!” This Week’s Dinners: Saturday: Easy Lasagna , garden salad, bread. Monday: Meatloaf, smashed potatoes, summer corn, and cantaloupe.

Macy’s: Pyrex 22-Piece Food Storage Set ONLY $29.99 (Reg $72)

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After you’ve cooked up a storm, keeping prep items fresh and leftovers secure is a breeze with this Pyrex durable and dependable storage set. Macy’s: Pyrex 22-Piece Food Storage Set ONLY $29.99 (Reg $72).

6 More Ways to Handle Food Price Inflation

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But if you can find some time to spend on cooking/food prep, add some DIY food into your routine. eat leftovers. If you’ve been paying attention at all while you shop for food, you’ve probably noticed that grocery prices have been going up in the last year or so.

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Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot

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The crock pot stock technique can also be done with the leftovers from roasted chicken , roasted turkey , and I have even done it with the rotesserie chickens from the grocery store. Have you ever cooked a whole chicken in a crock pot? Recipes - Main Dish Cooking 'How-To' SeriesLife has become very hectic lately and I found myself in search of less time consuming recipes. While we love Roasted Chicken , I just didn't have the two hours to make it for dinner.

WIS, WWA | Thumbs up to Local Flavor

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I’ve been using Cook’s Country’s version lately, which calls for brushing the bread with garlic butter and baking it for a few minutes before adding the tomato sauce and cheese. See Saturday’s eats for my thoughts about Local Flavor. What I Spent.

What We Ate this Week on a Budget 11.06.15

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Tuesday: Cook Once, Eat Twice!! Wednesday: Chicken, Potatoes, and Carrots leftovers from Tuesday night. Lunches and Snacks included leftover pasta, leftover meatballs, soup, apples & peanut butter, oranges, peach cups, bananas, pretzels, yogurt sticks, cheese sticks, and Halloween candy. Every week I share what we ate on our budget. Currently I try to maintain a $500 monthly grocery budget for my family of 4.

20 Frugal & Tasty Rice and Beans Recipes

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Rice and beans are two inexpensive ingredients that people equate with frugal cooking and boring recipes. Burrito Bowls are so easy to pull together and a great way to jazz up leftovers. Layer the following: Your favorite cooked rice. Leftover meat: taco meat, slow cooker chicken & black beans , rotisserie chicken , roasted chicken, pulled pork, or any other meat. I have used the leftovers to make burrito bowls (see above). How to freeze cooked beans.

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Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling Recipe

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It is great reheated as a leftover or made into potato pancakes as well. Melt 8 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the onions and celery until they are reduced and browned, about 30 minutes. Cooking ThanksgivingThanksgiving is just around the corner and if I had to choose one thing that’s always on the table (well, besides the Turkey,) it’s my Mom’s Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling Recipe.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cup Frappuccino Recipe – #TastyTuesday

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Leftover from Easter. Beverages CookingHomemade Peanut Butter Cup Frappuccino Recipe. TastyTuesday. Ok, you know you have some peanut butter cups hidden somewhere. I know you hid some from the kids. Admit it! Here is a great use for them. I mean a great use besides freezing them and just eating them all. This recipe is sweet, smooth and has all the yummy peanut buttery and chocolate taste of the frappuccino you get at that coffee place.

7 Aldi Grilling Ideas

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In a few meals, I used the cook once, eat multiple times method. I didn’t list a price for pantry staples, such as seasonings, cooking oils, butter. leftover pineapple from Idea #1. See Bonus Ideas below on how to use leftover sweet potatoes. Grill until cooked through.

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Slow Cooker Cumin Chicken with Cilantro Lime Rice

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You can also use leftover chicken to stuff enchiladas for another meal with a nice salsa verde. Cook on high for four hours or on low for 8. Replace lid and cook for 30 more minutes. During that last 30 minutes, cook cilantro lime rice. Cooking Main Dish Poultry Slow Cooker . Everyone loves an easy and inexpensive slow cooker meal and this one doesn’t disappoint. This is an easy weeknight meal with tons of flavor!

What We Ate This Week on Our Budget 04.23.15

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I am getting better at putting leftovers in the freezer if we don’t eat them before they go bad. They come in handy–my family gets fed and I get a little break from cooking. Tuesday: I made a ham & pepper skillet frittata with leftover Easter ham and chopped peppers that I had in the freezer. Wednesday: I pulled leftover Cajun Sausage and Red Beans out of the freezer and served over rice. Every Friday, I share what we ate for the week on our budget.

What We Ate This Week

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This week’s Dinners: Monday, 1/5 : I cooked a whole chicken in the crock pot. It usually takes 7-8 hours to cook, but I got tied up and never made it home until 12 hours after starting the crock pot. Tuesday, 1/6 : Chicken & Black Bean Enchiladas with leftover chicken from Monday night. Wednesday, 1/7 : Chicken Noodle Soup with leftover chicken and the stock from Monday night. Cook the pork for 6-7 hours or until cooked through and then shred.

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Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling Recipe – Perfect Easter Side Dish

For the Mommas

It is great reheated as a leftover or made into potato pancakes as well. Melt 8 tablespoons of butter in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook and stir the onions and celery until they are reduced and browned, about 30 minutes. Cooking EasterEaster is just around the corner and if I had to choose one thing that’s always guaranteed to get passed around the dinner table more than a few times, it’s my Mom’s Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling Recipe.

Fiesta Black Beans & Rice

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This is a large recipe, so I used the leftovers the next day in wraps with leftover cooked chicken , avocado, and salsa. Have you ever considered cooking dried beans from home instead of buying canned beans? The cost savings of cooking beans at home are minimal, BUT home cooked beans are better tasting and have significantly less sodium than canned. Read my How to Cook Dried Beans post to find out how easy the process is.