holiday leftover recipes

Wasabi Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, sliced lengthwise, yolks removed 1/4 cup sour cream (reduced fat okay) 1 teaspoon wasabi paste 1 teaspoon minced green onion 1/8 teaspoon mustard powder salt pepper toasted sesame seeds Directions: In small bowl, mix together sour cream, mustard powder, wasabi, salt, pepper and egg yolk […]

Spanish Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 10 hardboiled eggs, peeled and sliced length-wise 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons capers 1 teaspoon fresh parsley, finely minced smoked paprika Directions: In a small bowl, use a fork and thoroughly mix together the yolks, mayonnaise, mustard, capers, parsley, pepper, and a bit of […]

Peppermint Truffles

Ingredients:2 cups confectioners’ sugar4 oz cream cheese*, slightly softened5 drops peppermint extract** confectioners’ sugarcandy canes or starlight mints, crushed Directions:In a large bowl, beat together cream cheese, peppermint extract and sugar. Beat until well combined. Using your fingers, roll the chocolate/cream cheese mixture to the size of a large marble […]

Turkey Enchiladas

Filling Ingredients: 2 cups turkey, dark meat 2 cups broth 2 onions 4 cloves garlic 1 small punch of parsley (not cut up) 1 dried arbol chili pepper (or any other dried large black chile pepper) 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon oregano 2 chipotle peppers packed in adobo sauce (it […]

Ham, Peas & Mushroom Frittata

Ingredients:1 cup cubed ham4 oz sliced mushrooms1 small onion, sliced into rings2 cloves garlic, minced½ cup shredded sharp cheddar½ cup parsley, minced½ cup frozen peas¼ cup green onions, chopped6 eggs1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter½ teaspoon hot paprika Directions:In a large, oven safe skillet, heat oil. When hot, sauté, onions […]

Broccoli & Ham Quistrata

Ingredients:2 cups broccoli florets1 cup cubed ham3/4 cup sharp cheddar, shredded1/4 cup parmesan, grated8 eggs, beaten4 slices of bread, cut into triangles2 cloves garlic, chopped1 onion, chopped2 tablespoons oilsaltpepper Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large saute pan, heat oil and then saute the onion, garlic and broccoli until softened. […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 1 cup peanut butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups of flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 18 oz miniature Reese’s Peanut Butter cups, unwrapped (I used the dark chocolate variety but they can be difficult to find) OR homemade […]

Turkey Chili

Turkey Chili Ingredients:1 lb cooked turkey, diced16 oz canned kidney beans, drained12 oz beer10 oz Ro-tel tomatoes with chile6 oz tomato paste4 cloves of garlic, chopped3 small, dried chile peppers2 stalks of celery, chopped1/2 lb frozen okra, chopped1 onion, chopped1 small green bell pepper, chopped2 tablespoons cocoa1 1/2 tablespoons chili […]

Turkey Kasha Varniska

Turkey Kasha Varniska Ingredients: 1 cup kasha (buckwheat)1 large onion, chopped1 egg2 cups cooked turkey, chopped2 cups turkey stock 2 tablespoons oil OR turkey fat1/2 lb bow tie noodles (varniska), cooked and drained Directions:In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until blackened. Meanwhile, mix the egg and the kasha. […]