Category Archives: leftovers

Shrimp with spicy cauli-rice mix and snow peas. 5/5/2021

Since Saturday dinner is usually leftovers I used our leftover rice from Friday and stretched it by adding an equal amount of cauliflower rice and then enhancing it with red bell pepper, onions, garlic, jalapeño, and a little spicy salsa. … Continue reading

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Seared scallops with asparagus and rice mix 5/15/21

Saturday night is usually Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) but the only leftovers we had were some rice and some farro. So I mixed those together and added asparagus as our vegetable and scallops for the protein. John always does a … Continue reading

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Semi-Leftovers For Dinner Classic chicken style. 5/11/21

Usually LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) happens on Saturday night but we ended up with some bits and pieces from last week’s dinner and decided to incorporate the leftovers into an actual weekly menu dinner. Our leftovers were some chicken gravy, … Continue reading

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Planning ahead – Leftovers For Dinner (LFD). 5/8/21

Does this plate look familiar? It looks familiar because this is the other half of the double portion of Chana dal we made on Monday. What a pleasure to know that Saturday night’s dinner only needs a reheat and a … Continue reading

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Grilled harissa chicken with farro and spiced cauliflower (LFD) 4/10/21

The leftover part of our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) this week consisted of farro that I made extra of on Friday and half of a head of cauliflower. John marinated the boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the harissa (store-bought jar) … Continue reading

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Thai shrimp soup. 4/5/21

A week or so ago we made a Thai soup to represent our country winner. Although we ate most of the vegetables and all the shrimp we still had broth left over. We used it as the base for tonight’s … Continue reading

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LFD – Chickpea stew over rainbow kale. 3/20/21

LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) is on the menu tonight and you probably recognize the dish from Meatless Monday. Since the chickpea stew has been sitting in the refrigerator all week, it has absorbed most of the liquid in the dish. … Continue reading

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BFD Fried egg, asparagus, rice. 3/14/21

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If you watch food TV competitions the judges are always touting how fabulous and sexy it is to have a runny egg on top of a dish. So I thought I would give it a try. I cannot attest to … Continue reading

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LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) Chana dal. 3/13/21

I love the ease of Saturday’s LFD. We made a double recipe of Chana/Toor dal on Monday so all I had to do was add some broth and the stems from the kale and heat it up. I placed half … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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