I like making a huge batch of Barbecue Chicken. The first night we simply enjoy it as is. Then I shred the leftover barbecue chicken and use it to create “encore meals”. Now I am perfectly happy to mix up leftover barbecue chicken in a bowl with baked beans and sweet corn, but my family [...]
Good (Cheap) Eats is having a Pantry Challenge this month. I am a wimp and usually do my “eat from the pantry month” in February because there are fewer days. Although I’m not participating, I am enjoying the ideas and recipes being shared. I particularly like the idea of using leftover spaghetti noodles and spaghetti sauce [...]
On Christmas morning, I decided to use our leftover Honey Glazed Ham to make a fast and easy Ham and Broccoli Frittata. When my daughter saw what I was going to do, she said, “You can’t use broccoli, broccoli isn’t a breakfast food”. When I asked her what I should use instead she said Brussels Sprouts. Seriously? [...]
I usually make a standing rib roast on Christmas Day. It is a such a flavorful cut, but it is almost impossible to find a roast smaller than 6 pounds, so we always end up with leftovers. It may be tempting to buy a boneless roast, but I recommend against it. I find bone-in roasts to be more flavorful [...]
Last week after I discovered that I accidentally bought too many tortillas, I declared a quesadilla week. Why quesadillas? Because they are fast, easy, and each quesadilla uses two tortillas. I wanted my kids cooperation, so I asked them to share their ideas for variations. My daughter suggested using chicken salad and since I think [...]
Quesadillas are an awesome way to use up leftovers. Don’t limit yourself to traditional ingredients! For this recipe, I shredded leftover barbecue chicken and used it to create seriously delicious Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas. Melted cheese goes with everything including barbecue chicken! Have I mentioned that I love how fast and easy quesadillas are to [...]
I use leftover turkey in many recipes, but my absolute favorite, must make every.single.year leftover turkey recipe is Turkey and Rice Soup. This soup is so frugal to make with Thanksgiving leftovers, but that is not why I make it. I make this soup because it is the embodiment of comfort food. We often [...]
My daughter says you need a scratch and sniff screen to smell these delicious pizza muffins. Pictures just don’t do them justice! You can find my recipe for Gluten-Free Pizza Muffins at Gluten-Free Flavor Full This recipe is shared at Slightly Indulgent Tuesday, Allergy-Free Wednesday, and Gluten-Free Wednesday.