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Old 02-03-2009, 03:26 AM   #1
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What's the Coolest thing you've ever made with LEFTOVERS ?

Some people know how to make magic with leftovers.

What are some of the coolest things you have done with leftovers ?

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Old 02-03-2009, 08:14 AM   #2
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Bubble & Squeak is hard to beat. Especially the brown crusty bits!
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:54 AM   #3
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I made potato skins which left me with alot of potatoes. Although I was scared to try to make gnocchi I did it and it turned out great!
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Old 02-03-2009, 08:55 AM   #4
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Here's one for leftover rice.

Rice Vegetable Cheese Casserole
Serves 4 to 6

I’ve made this so many times, but have never measured or written it down.
It’s delicious every time and doesn’t really need specific quantities.
Just put in what you like or have and leave out what you don’t. The only “musts” are the rice, butter, cheese and liquid. Here’s what I put in mine, but you can make it your own with your favorite ingredients.

3-4 cups cooked rice.
4-6 TB. butter or margarine
11/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2-3 cups sliced tomatoes, white or yellow onion slices, sliced mushrooms, broccoli and/or zucchini or any veggies of your choice.
1 cup liquid. It can be chicken or vegetable broth or white wine or a combination.
Water is OK too.

Spread a cup of cooked rice on the bottom of a greased casserole dish. Layer
veggies on top of the rice. Dot with 1-2 TB butter, divided so that you have 5 or 6 “dots”.
Sprinkle with ¼ to 1/3 cup of the cheese. Repeat until you run out of rice and vegetables.
It doesn’t matter what ends up on top, but some cheese is nice. Pour the 1 cup of liquid over the whole thing. Cover and pop into a 350 degree oven for about 45-50 minutes or until it’s piping hot in the center. Serve with crusty French bread and a fruit salad.
Tastes even better the second day!
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:21 AM   #5
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Tonight is leftovers. Last night we had smoked salmon with all the sides, grilled lobster tall, grilled tuna, and steamed asparagus. It was my wife’s birthday. She has done so well on her diet, lost 60 lbs so far, that I did not want to mess it up. Besides that, tuna and lobster are my wife and son’s favorite things. Tonight will be salad with the extra tuna that I grilled last night on stove top griddle. I used seasoned grape seed oil and olive oil on the lobster and tuna. No butter.
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Old 02-03-2009, 09:49 AM   #6
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Here's one for leftover rice.

Rice Vegetable Cheese Casserole
Serves 4 to 6

I’ve made this so many times, but have never measured or written it down.
It’s delicious every time and doesn’t really need specific quantities.
Just put in what you like or have and leave out what you don’t. The only “musts” are the rice, butter, cheese and liquid. Here’s what I put in mine, but you can make it your own with your favorite ingredients.

3-4 cups cooked rice.
4-6 TB. butter or margarine
11/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2-3 cups sliced tomatoes, white or yellow onion slices, sliced mushrooms, broccoli and/or zucchini or any veggies of your choice.
1 cup liquid. It can be chicken or vegetable broth or white wine or a combination.
Water is OK too.

Spread a cup of cooked rice on the bottom of a greased casserole dish. Layer
veggies on top of the rice. Dot with 1-2 TB butter, divided so that you have 5 or 6 “dots”.
Sprinkle with ¼ to 1/3 cup of the cheese. Repeat until you run out of rice and vegetables.
It doesn’t matter what ends up on top, but some cheese is nice. Pour the 1 cup of liquid over the whole thing. Cover and pop into a 350 degree oven for about 45-50 minutes or until it’s piping hot in the center. Serve with crusty French bread and a fruit salad.
Tastes even better the second day!
WOW! That sounds amazing! Cut and pasted! Thank you!
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Old 02-03-2009, 10:32 AM   #7
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Am looking forward to the answers on this thread !
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We threw a dinner party last year and got hit with a major, unexpected blizzard that day. No one came and we were stuck with 14 lb. of turkey. We had turkey curry, turkey stir fry, turkey soup, turkey burritos, turkey curry burritos (!)...
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Old 02-03-2009, 11:07 AM   #9
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One night when we had guests, we had spinach and artichoke dip and boiled a bunch of shrimp.
The next night, I cooked some fettucine, mixed in the leftover dip and the peeled leftover shrimp, and it was delicious!
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Old 02-03-2009, 01:07 PM   #10
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Leftovers????? Never heard of 'em!!!
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