holiday leftover recipes

Homestyle Chopped Liver

Ingredients: 1 lb chicken liver 3 hard-boiled eggs 1 small onion, diced 3 tablespoons schmaltz* salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat the schmaltz in a small skillet. Add the liver and onions and cook until the liver is cooked through and the onions are starting to look a bit […]

Salade Niçoise Inspired Tuna Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 2 5-oz cans albacore tuna, drained 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives 2 tablespoons capote capers 1 lb asparagus, steamed and cut into 2 inch pieces 4 hard-boiled eggs, coarsely chopped 1/2 small red onion, diced 10 oz cooked pasta (I used cellentani aka cavatappi) 2-3 tablespoons white wine vinegar […]

Southwestern Avocado Egg Salad

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 2 avocados, cubed 1 jalapeno, diced 1/2 teaspoon Southwest seasoning 1/4 oz cilantro, minced 1/4 cup diced red onion sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Slice the eggs into sixths*. Remove the yolks (set aside the whites) and mash them with avocado and spices until […]

Turkey and Stuffing Pie

Ingredients: for the stuffing layer: 1 onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 egg, beaten 1 1/2 cup turkey stock 12 oz soft potato bread cubes 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning butter (for pan) salt freshly ground black pepper for the turkey layer: 1 lb cubed Yukon Gold potato 3 carrots, […]

Dark Chocolate Pudding with Candy Topping

2/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup Divine Chocolate Cocoa 3 tablespoons cornstarch 2 1/4 cups 2% milk 2 tablespoons butter, diced 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste 1 teaspoon bourbon pinch salt chopped candy (I used Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews) Over medium heat and in a small sauce pan, whisk together sugar, cocoa, […]

Picnic Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 1/1 lb red skin potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 hard-boiled eggs, whites chopped and yolks reserved 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1/3 cup diced white onion 1 spear kosher dill pickle, minced 1 stalk celery, diced sea salt freshly ground […]

Tuna Niçoise Burgers

Ingredients: for the burgers: 4 5-oz canned solid white albacore tuna in water, drained 1/4 cup coarsely chopped niçoise or kalamata olives 2 teaspoons anchovy paste 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup matzo meal or bread crumbs to serve: 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 4 […]

Old Bay Crab Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, cut in half lengthwise 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped chives 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay blue crab for garnish (I used leftover meat from steamed crabs) Directions: Place the yolks, mayonnaise, mustard, chives and Old Bay in a mini chopper […]

Creasy Green Egg Salad

Ingredients: 8 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 teaspoons Dijon 3/4 (loose) cup chopped creasy greens* 1/4 cup finely diced red onion dash hot sauce** Directions: Slice 3 eggs in half and remove the yolks. Place the yolks in a food processor or mini chopper. Set aside. Chop up the […]