holiday leftover recipes

Rueben Sliders

Ingredients: 6 oz Swiss cheese slices, halved 15 oz potato slider rolls 3 lb corned beef* 1 cup sauerkraut Russian dressing: 1/4 cup minced dill pickle 1/2 small onion, minced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce white pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line a […]

Gubbröra (Swedish Egg Salad)

Ingredients: 8 hard-boiled eggs 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, creme fraiche or sour cream 2 tablespoons Kalles Kaviar (aka smörgåskaviar, smoked cod roe)* 3.5 oz Grebbestads Ansjovis (aka anchovy style sprats)*, drained 1 teaspoon minced dill 1 1/2 tablespoons minced chives Swedish rye or crisp bread to serve Directions: Slice 2 eggs […]

Pepperjack Turducken Slammer

Ingredients: 4 (1/4 inch thick) slices turducken, warmed* 1 tomato, sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced 1/2 head bibb lettuce, separated into leaves 4 slices pepperjack cheese 8 slices country white bread optional: mayo or mustard Directions: Place the lettuce on 4 slices of bread. Top with cheese slices, then the […]

Turkey Kale Salad with Creamy Dijon Dressing

Ingredients: 1 lb sliced turkey breast 1/2 red onion, sliced 1 bunch kale, chopped 2 carrots, shredded 1 stalk celery, sliced for the dressing: 1/2 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise (Best Foods on the West Coast) 2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 tablespoon Dijon 1/2 tablespoon white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon finely grated Parmesan […]

Dark Chocolate Coconut Kiss Drops

Ingredients: 24 dark chocolate kisses, unwrapped 1/4 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla paste 1 1/2 tablespoons buttermilk 1 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut (sometimes sold as “desiccated” coconut) Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Carrot Top Frittata with Spinach, Ham and Asiago

Ingredients: 9 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 carrot, finely diced 1 cup cooked white rice 2 portobello caps, diced 1 bunch carrot tops, finely chopped 1 bunch spinach, finely chopped 1 bunch Italian parsley, finely chopped 8 oz ham, cubed 1 small onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 […]

Crawfish Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs, cut in half lengthwise 1/2 cup crawfish tails 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons diced green onion 2 tablespoons minced cubanelle 3 cornichons, minced sea salt freshly ground black pepper crawfish tails for garnish Directions: Place the yolks and crawfish in a […]

Ham Croquettes

  Ingredients: 2 cups small dice ham* 1 small onion, small dice 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup flour 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 3/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 egg, beaten** 3/4 cup bread crumbs or matzo meal Directions: Melt butter in […]

The Ham Jam (+ Egg Sandwich)

Ingredients: 4 crusty (in a good way) Italian rolls 1 lb (leftover) sliced ham 1/4 cup peach pepper jam (I used the peach-fish pepper jam I canned last year) 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices smoked provolone 4 hard-boiled eggs, sliced* Directions: Slice rolls. Slather jam on one side, mustard on […]

(Yay, Spring!) Strawberry-Asparagus Salad

Ingredients: 1  lb steamed asparagus, cooled and cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2-3/4 lb strawberries, halved or quartered 3 hard-boiled eggs, cut into wedges for the dressing: 1 strawberry, mashed* 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon ginger juice 1 teaspoon Dijon sea salt freshly ground black pepper […]