Tag: leftovers

Potato Croquettes

potato croquettes

Ingredients Serves 4-6 2 cups cold mashed potatoes 4-5 slices bacon, diced Optional: Gravy or ketchup to serve.  Instructions Wearing gloves, form small balls of mashed potato, about the size of a Ping-Pong ball. Flatten the croquettes slightly between your hands and place on…

Chicken Burrito

Chicken burrito

Full disclosure-I have so much leftover chicken in my fridge right now. We threw a party and ordered a few too many breasts, so I’ve been trying to use them like crazy. Along with the other leftovers, I decided to get creative and see…

Sick Day Chicken Soup

Chicken noodle soup is supposedly the cure for everything, but what are you supposed to do when there is no one to make it for you? Everybody in my house got sick this week, so I was still in charge of comforting us with…

Pork Carnitas

I like to have sandwiches the first day I make pulled pork, and then serve Carnitas the following night. It is an especially good plan if you make the shoulder on Thursday or Friday so you can take it easy over the weekend. Shake…

Luxury from Economy: Deglazing, Gravies and Reductions

Sauce is my favorite thing to make (I’m sure this surprises you greatly.)  Whether I’m working on the long, slow reduction of demi-glace or a quick, punchy gastrique, I always feel just a little more accomplished when sauce is involved.  I have two staple…

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