Leftover Cruciferous Vegetables: Brassicas

Leftover Brassicas (Cruciferous) Vegetables seem to linger in the fridge! Here are ways to make the best use of them!

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Gingerbread Granola

Ya might think that I’d have gotten my share of Gingerbread over the Holidays, but it just didn’t work out. I wanted to find the time to make Gingerbread Men. I really did. I was so psyched about them. I even got the cookie cutters out and everything…

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25 Ways to use Leftover Asparagus

Asparagus can be pricey and it’s a shame to waste any – and what the heck are you supposed to do with all those stems you’ve broken off? Here are over 25 ways to use Leftover Asparagus. With any leftover vegetable, think how it might be transformed into something marvelous. As a building block for…

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Cajun Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Cajun Stuffed Chicken Breasts are stuffed with the classic New Orleans’ Trinity of onion, celery & bell peppers and of course, a little cheese is in there too, just for fun.

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Miso Glazed Salmon

I wish I could say that this was an attempt at healthier eating in 2018. It wasn’t though. I actually made this when I picked up some salmon at Aldi at a killer price right before Christmas and it was kind of a special treat.

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50 ways to use Leftover Root Vegetables

Sometimes you just need a little inspiration when faced with leftover root veggies; here are some ideas that will have you hoping for leftovers. Start to think about how any leftovers might be transformed into something marvelous. As a building block for recipes that rely on an already cooked ingredient; as a shortcut. All you…

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Enchilada Sauce (from the pantry)

There’s nothing like a little Mexican food when you’re just absolutely over Christmas & Christmas leftovers & New Years and New Years leftovers. And then there were the leftovers from the leftovers. So change it up and make enchiladas!

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Inspiration and Recipes for Leftover Beef

Beef can be pricey & a shame to waste but sometimes leftovers just stare at you saying “I’ll never be as good as the first night!” Wrong!  

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Inspiration and Recipes for Leftover Pork

Most pork comes in at a bargain price, and bonus: leftovers from various cuts may need very little finessing to be as marvelous as the first meal.

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The New & The Old – 2017 Greatest Hits Post

Happy New Year’s ya’all! And I’m saying that because I’m in Georgia (whoo-hoo) visiting my daughter and family.  Unfortunately, I may have bought some Minnesota cold with me, though friends back home say there’s still plenty there to go around! It was minus 17 last night in the Twin Cities, with snow on the ground.

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Tortellini Antipasto Salad

Here’s a Pasta Salad that’s fantastic for a party or gathering anytime of year. This isn’t any plain ol’ boring Pasta Salad, though. This one has it all! Lots of stuff. Lots of cheese. Lots of flavor and the best dressing you’ve ever tasted.

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Classic French Onion Dip

Would you guys kill me if I give you yet another Caramelized Onion Dip? Already, I have a Skinny Caramelized Onion Dip, Classic Lipton’s Onion Soup Dip and Caramelized Onion and Bacon Dip. But just one more, this Classic French Onion Dip for New Year’s…then we can all to through several weeks of “Hell-thy.”

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