Tag: leftovers

French Dip Quesadillas

French Dip Quesadillas

An American classic with a European name takes leftovers south of the border!

French Dip Soup in a Beer Bread Bowl

French Dip Soup in a Beer Bread Bowl

Is it any wonder that “soul” and “soup” differ by only one, final letter? French Dip sandwiches transformed into veggie-loaded, comfort-giving soup … it’s what’s for dinner!

Summer Succotash

Succotash is a hearty and affordable combination of primarily corn and beans (usually lima beans) with origins credited to early Native Americans. Regional and seasonal variations have developed with additions of peppers, tomatoes, and other vegetables. A little bacon or ham never hurt either!

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs

You can change the texture of meatballs by the type of breadcrumb you use. Even better, you can very easily make your own.

Cuban Meatballs

Cuban Meatballs

I have become a big fan of the Cuban Sandwich: ham, pork, swiss cheese, mustard, and dill pickles all layered between slices of Cuban bread. As I’ve mentioned before, what is a meatball but a ground-up sandwich? Therefore, I give you … Cuban Meatballs

Italian Roast Beef

Hot Italian Roast Beef Sandwiches: I have made this so many times over the years, including once for an anniversary celebration for my mother-in-law and father-in-law. The leftovers are awesome, especially if you turn them into an Italian beef soup. It can be made in the oven as directed, simmered on the stovetop or in a slow cooker. The first two methods really improve the flavor and texture of the meat but the slow cooker provides all of its conveniences and a very tasty result.

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

Bring the wings to the table or to the party in the form of bite-sized meatballs! Whether Buffalo-style, honey-barbecue or sweet chili, you need to try this recipe for chicken and pork meatballs.

Fried Rice

Want to get your kids more involved in the kitchen? Or just want a solid way to up-cycle¬†leftovers? A little leftover cooked rice (or noodles), some leftover vegetables supplemented with some fresh ones, an egg or two, some meat … Fried Rice. One of the 

BBQ’s Best Friend: Coleslaw

BBQ’s Best Friend: Coleslaw

I am a firm believer that coleslaw is BBQ’s best friend. No offense to baked beans, but coleslaw is that fresh, healthy(ish), light accompaniment that turns a hot dog, burger, or pulled-pork sandwich into a deliciously sloppy meal and gives leftovers new life. Have you 

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Simple, homemade, pork meatballs get a flavor boost from a tangy, pineapple sauce that will please a crowd! Make some today and freeze some for another day.