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Old 11-26-2018, 12:48 PM   #1
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Left over turkey dressing for breakfast

I heard about this dish last year and was excited to try it.

You take left over bread stuffing / dressing from Thanksgiving (or another holiday) and lightly press some into a waffle iron.

While the "waffle" is warming and getting lightly golden brown and a touch crispy, poach an egg or two. I like the yolks runny.

Serve the "waffle" with the poached eggs on top.

Yum! Even tastier than I imagined. I had it for breakfast Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (when I sadly ran out of stuffing).

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Old 11-26-2018, 12:54 PM   #2
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Many things make good breakfast fare. I always make extra kartoffelklosse (stuffed potato dumplings) when having sauerbraten so I can slice them and fry them in butter for breakfast with poached or over easy eggs. I use the same dressing recipe to stuff them with that I make for T-day.
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Old 11-26-2018, 04:38 PM   #3
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I made stuffing waffles once. Regular waffle iron, not a Belgian maker. I accidently let them get crispy all the way through, so they were like frisbees.


I certainly would make these again and keep a better eye on their cooking progress. Yes, it is a sad day when there is no more stuffing.
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Old 11-26-2018, 06:06 PM   #4
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Yes, it is a sad day when there is no more stuffing.

Unless you plan ahead and make a boat load to last a year like we do Whiska. It's a real production that could use a boat oar for the mixing.

According to the SC, my dressing is golden and he hoards the frozen packets of the stuffing to last till next Thanksgiving.
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Yes, it is a sad day when there is no more stuffing.
It is but... Its very much worth making for days which are not holidays... I make small batch dressing..
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I sometimes make small batch dressing during the year also Ross, but the Thanksgiving dressing is really special and I never go all out with the ingredients any other time.
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I sometimes make small batch dressing during the year also Ross, but the Thanksgiving dressing is really special and I never go all out with the ingredients any other time.
I can understand that..




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I would really like these waffles, but unfortunately, my diabetes does not allow me to eat much of it, and all the leftover stuffing goes out the door with my guests. So this is something I can just dream about. Otherwise, I would be making stuffing at least once a week all year round.
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I heard about this dish last year and was excited to try it.

You take left over bread stuffing / dressing from Thanksgiving (or another holiday) and lightly press some into a waffle iron.

While the "waffle" is warming and getting lightly golden brown and a touch crispy, poach an egg or two. I like the yolks runny.

Serve the "waffle" with the poached eggs on top.

Yum! Even tastier than I imagined. I had it for breakfast Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (when I sadly ran out of stuffing).
And that is why they make Stove Top Stuffing along with other brands. So you can have stuffing the year round.
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Sadly my guests took almost all the leftovers. Little did they know, I hid half of the remaining fixins in the very back bottom shelf of the fridge.

Anyone else have this issue? My sister used to take most all the remaining white turkey meat. Sometimes we did not know how much was gone until the guests were gone.
I have been hiding things for a few years now.
I feel a little funny doing it. What do you guys think?

Hide it? Inform guests take out will be prepared by me? Or just make extra, extra?
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RB, I think you're on the right track for hiding what you want to keep! After all, you prepared it. Years ago, we had one piggy family member who would take nearly everything leftover and everyone would try to shame him for it, but he was shameless. That's when I began to insist on preparing the take home care packages and everyone except him was happy.
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RB, I think you're on the right track for hiding what you want to keep! After all, you prepared it. Years ago, we had one piggy family member who would take nearly everything leftover and everyone would try to shame him for it, but he was shameless. That's when I began to insist on preparing the take home care packages and everyone except him was happy.
Thanks Kayelle. It happens every year. Twice.
This year a I made two large baking trays of dressing. I saved about 1/3 of a tray that I hid.
If I had not hidden it, my MIL would not have had any to take home. I made cornbread stuffing just for her.

Its all kids and grandkids that are doing this. They each made themselves a giant plate, leaving only crumbs.

I worked with a guy that would take as much as he could from company celebrations. He was shameless as well. He always said it would save his wife from having to cook.
He really meant it was free. So why not.
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Sadly my guests took almost all the leftovers. Little did they know, I hid half of the remaining fixins in the very back bottom shelf of the fridge.

Anyone else have this issue? My sister used to take most all the remaining white turkey meat. Sometimes we did not know how much was gone until the guests were gone.
I have been hiding things for a few years now.
I feel a little funny doing it. What do you guys think?

Hide it? Inform guests take out will be prepared by me? Or just make extra, extra?
How rude! What pigs!

Yes, inform everyone ahead of time YOU will prepare the leftovers to go home with guests.

I would hide the extras in the garage and then lock it while guests are over. Where I live it is definitely cold enough to not need a refrigerator. But a cooler could suffice if weather a bit warm.

If anyone complains, tell them to bring the dressing or turkey next year.
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I can't imagine just helping myself to the leftovers. My M-I-L packs up a nice bundle for us to take home. I'm happy with whatever she doesn't want to keep. I wouldn't complain if I didn't get any leftovers. Jeebus, someone goes to the effort of making a nice meal for someone and then they thinkthey are entitled to leftovers? No, they are a gift.
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Because she is family, your sister probably feels she is entitled to take what she wants. That doesn't make it right.

Announce at the dinner table that you will be happy to fix up a plate for anyone who would like to take some food home. But make sure you have containers for such a purpose. Very rarely does anyone ever return real dishes. Then about five years later, they wonder "where did this dish come from?" It is worth the extra expense to purchase sturdy large dinner paper plates. And heavy foil wouldn't hurt either. You want to make sure the food gets to their home in tact.
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How rude! What pigs!
Yes, inform everyone ahead of time YOU will prepare the leftovers to go home with guests.
I would hide the extras in the garage and then lock it while guests are over. Where I live it is definitely cold enough to not need a refrigerator. But a cooler could suffice if weather a bit warm.
If anyone complains, tell them to bring the dressing or turkey next year.
I do the turkey and the dressing as I trust no one else to do it. I should have done the rolls as well this year. The ones brought over were not nearly as good as Parker House Rolls that I make. They are frozen Bridgeport dough rolls you thaw and rise. And they are great!
The bottom back of the fridge worked well.

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Because she is family, your sister probably feels she is entitled to take what she wants. That doesn't make it right.

Announce at the dinner table that you will be happy to fix up a plate for anyone who would like to take some food home. But make sure you have containers for such a purpose. Very rarely does anyone ever return real dishes. Then about five years later, they wonder "where did this dish come from?" It is worth the extra expense to purchase sturdy large dinner paper plates. And heavy foil wouldn't hurt either. You want to make sure the food gets to their home in tact.
You are right Addie. I should. But to be honest, I really was not as disappointed as my wife was.
The dressing was made especially for my MIL. I usually make bread stuffing. Next time, I will make her a smaller tray. Just for her. And make bread stuffing as well. I use the same ingredients except bread vs cornbread.

My children and especially my grandchildren have always made themselves at home here.
My grandson is always eating. So they are used to helping themselves.
So, it seems we have created this.
Christmas is next, but this is a buffet, bring something kind of deal. So I have until next Thanksgiving to concern myself with leftovers!.......lol

I appreciate the responses.
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I do the turkey and the dressing as I trust no one else to do it. I should have done the rolls as well this year. The ones brought over were not nearly as good as Parker House Rolls that I make. They are frozen Bridgeport dough rolls you thaw and rise. And they are great!
The bottom back of the fridge worked well.

You are right Addie. I should. But to be honest, I really was not as disappointed as my wife was.
The dressing was made especially for my MIL. I usually make bread stuffing. Next time, I will make her a smaller tray. Just for her. And make bread stuffing as well. I use the same ingredients except bread vs cornbread.

My children and especially my grandchildren have always made themselves at home here.
My grandson is always eating. So they are used to helping themselves.
So, it seems we have created this.
Christmas is next, but this is a buffet, bring something kind of deal. So I have until next Thanksgiving to concern myself with leftovers!.......lol

I appreciate the responses.
But you got to love them! After all, it is family.

BTW, you might try making some Pepperidge Farm or Stove Top stuffing and leave it sitting out in a separate bowl for you sister to see. Then you won't care if she takes the whole bowl of it home. You will still have your personally made stuffing. Yes, I do have a devious mind.
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Sadly my guests took almost all the leftovers. Little did they know, I hid half of the remaining fixins in the very back bottom shelf of the fridge.

Anyone else have this issue? My sister used to take most all the remaining white turkey meat. Sometimes we did not know how much was gone until the guests were gone.
I have been hiding things for a few years now.
I feel a little funny doing it. What do you guys think?

Hide it? Inform guests take out will be prepared by me? Or just make extra, extra?


This happened here too. SO usually portions take-out potions for our daughters. This year my younger daughter did that and was very generous with her and her sister’s portions. We still had some turkey. I’m super happy they enjoy my cooking that much.
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My children and especially my grandchildren have always made themselves at home here.
My grandson is always eating. So they are used to helping themselves.
So, it seems we have created this.
Christmas is next, but this is a buffet, bring something kind of deal. So I have until next Thanksgiving to concern myself with leftovers!.......lol

I appreciate the responses.

RB, this sounds like a teaching moment of manners for your kids and grands. Leftover holiday food doesn't just magically appear for the taking.

Assuming they are all old enough to cook, they should each be contributing a dish to the table in order to share their leftovers with other family members. Only then will they get the idea of "sharing" and not "taking'.
I'm reminded of my piggy family member who took home most everything, and always only brought a package of store bought dinner rolls. Ack...
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