Smack Your Mama Chicken Patties Sneaky Style

Here’s a great way to utilized your leftover chicken from the baked chicken you made yesterday!  It’s also a great moment to sneak some veggies into your kids. We eat these without buns, but I’m sure they would be great with a GF or Paleo bun. They also go great in a lunchbox. Enjoy!...more

Super-Easy Waffles You Can Make From Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Not only are these mashed potato waffles delicious and SO easy to make, but they're a great use of leftover holiday mashed potatoes. And you can use this technique all year round! Mashed potatoes aren't just for the holidays. We like to indulge in their buttery goodness as often as possible! ...more
My dad would have loved this idea.more

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Pot Pie

The great quest begins for ways to use up those Thanksgiving leftovers. I can do the traditional Thanksgiving meal for about one meal after the big day and then I'm so OVER it. I have to get creative about ways to use up the leftovers! (Tip: if you host Thanksgiving, tell your guests to bring their own "to-go" containers so you can share some of the leftovers with them too!)...more

Coconut Turkey Soup

Turkey Corn Chowder with Herbed Dumplings

Day 24 of 30 Soups in 30 Days...home stretch!This title is a bit misleading -- when most people think of chowder, they think of creamy, fat-laden and sometimes goopy stuff, not suitable for everyday eating but maybe, just maybe, an occasional indulgence....more

Turkey, Brie & Cranberry Soup

You Know What The Best Cooking Is? Leftovers!

Okay so maybe leftovers aren't the best "cooking" per se, however they shan't be wasted!...more

Slow-Cooked Spicy Pulled Pork

Solo Salads (or not)

There's a reason why I came up with these salads and a reason why they are called 'solo'.  Firstly, it always happens, I have people over to eat and I can't help myself, I buy too much food and I make too much food.   My friends always eat lots (I just can't be friends with picky eaters or people who eat tiny portions) and, I often give doggy bags, even so I still end up with lots of odds and ends in the fridge.  This poses a challenge, as I find it almost impossible to throw food away.  I see it as my duty to use it up....more

Tasty Tuesday-Chicken Stock

Tasty Tuesday-Chicken SeriesPOSTED ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2014Chicken Stock1 chicken carcass, meat removed, bones only2 roughly chopped carrots1 roughly chopped onion1 sachet (peppercorns, garlic, salt, thyme and rosemary tied in cheese cloth)water to cover...more