Tag Archives: leftovers

Stretching our food budget. 7/10/19

Yesterday John worked at his office which meant over an hour commute home.  So often on these days the original plans for dinner go out the window and we pretty much just scrounge around in the refrigerator figuring out something … Continue reading

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Big lunch, light dinner. 1/31/19

One of the pitfalls centered around going out to lunch is that lunch turns out to be much higher in calories than my usual lunch. In order to compensate for it I skipped breakfast and planned for a much lighter … Continue reading

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Crispy chicken sandwich at home. 12/5/18

This is turning out to be a week of secondary use of ingredients – you know, leftovers. The other day we made chicken Marsala. John could not fit all the tiny chicken thighs in the pan so we had two … Continue reading

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Stretch your food budget. 12/4/18

On Tuesday we made a beef stew. There was less than a pound of meat in it and some potatoes, onions, and a few limp carrots and celery. We had some leftovers but not enough for a whole meal. So … Continue reading

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Dinner in a Dish. 11/26/18

When John and I were married we received this cookbook as a gift – As far as I can tell I have made two dishes from it in the last 46 years, Tuna with Calico Corn Muffins and Wild Rice-Chicken … Continue reading

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More leftovers. 11/24/18

On Friday we had Thanksgiving redo. In order to not have the turkey get over cooked in the reheating process or the creamed onions sauce to break, we sealed them in some bags and used the immersion circulator to heat … Continue reading

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A gemisch of cuisines. 11/2/18

And by a gemisch I mean leftovers. I take the remnant of our Indian biryani and add some Mexican touches and serve it with the Vietnamese pork we had the other night. Result? Dinner is ready in about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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