Category Archives: leftovers

Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches


This could be one of the easiest summer dinners to pull together at the last-minute, especially if there is leftover chicken breast in the fridge. A store-bought rotisserie is another option if simplicity is goal. However, there have been plenty of occasions … Continue reading

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Curried Egg Salad Sandwich


What is it about egg salad sandwiches? I have yet to meet someone who does not enjoy an opportunity to use leftover eggs for such a treat. This recipe turns yesterday’s eggs into today’s meal. A hint of curry powder … Continue reading

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roasted turkey breast sandwich with brie and blueberry chipolte chutney


A great sandwich. Roasted turkey, brie, spinach, and the unique flavors of caramelized onions, blueberries and chipolte in the chutney complete the sandwich with flair. This sandwich could be made for a group as well by using long chiabatta or italian loaves. Make large … Continue reading

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crispy polenta bites


Recently I had leftover polenta and wanted to make sure it did not go to waste. I decided to bake it and make polenta bites. These would pair well with a great aoili dipping sauce, a simple marinara sauce, and even tossed in a … Continue reading

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salad tossed with smoked salmon, lentils, and feta cheese


  there was plenty of smoked salmon leftover from christmas morning and i was headed to a casual family gathering where we were asked to bring what ever we so desired. i have been wanting to cook with lentils as of late … Continue reading

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pasta scramble with lemon, peas, and parm


often times i ask my husband to boil extra pasta for leftovers. with soccer practices and many lunches and dinners on the run, leftovers play a crucial role in this household. there is no need to resort to fast food … Continue reading

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italian egg sandwich


    this traditional italian egg sandwich is perfect for breakfast or a light lunch served with a fresh salad. the sauce used in this recipe is the roasted red pepper and garlic tomato sauce. however, a favorite marinara will … Continue reading

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turkey and mashed potato panini


tradition has it that our mother roasts the turkey on thanksgiving and everyone else contributes with side dishes and desserts. however, in doing it this way, we are never blessed with the leftovers the following day(s). this year, my husband … Continue reading

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grilled pork tenderloin sandwich w/carmelized onions and goat cheese


 i am not sure what part of this sandwich makes it so good, or is it all the components together? regardless, we make this sandwich over and over again. sometimes we simply crave it and make it for ourselves, and other times we make … Continue reading

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mushroom risotto cakes


what do you do with left over risotto? risotto is heavenly fresh off the stove but just isn’t as appetizing the following day. risotto pancakes are a great way to reuse your leftovers as well as enjoy them. this could … Continue reading

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