Tag: holiday leftover recipes

Ham, Delicata Squash and Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 delicata squash, cubed (you can leave the skin on!) 1 (loose) cup green beans (about 1/3 lb), cut into bite-sized pieces 3 green onions, chopped 2 cups ham, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice* 64 oz […]

Cranberry Sauce Crumb Cake

Ingredients: for the cake: 1/2 cup light brown sugar 6 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg, at room temperature 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder pinch salt 3/4 cup milk, at room temperature 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (I used this apple-cranberry sauce) for […]

Autumn Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: seeds from 2 small sugar pumpkins 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons canola oil Directions: Preheat oven to 225. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, stir all ingredients together […]

Pickled Beet and Gorgonzola Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 1 dozen hard-boiled eggs 1 16-oz jar sliced pickled beets 3-4 oz crumbled gorgonzola 1 tablespoon dijon 3 tablespoons mayonnaise freshly ground black pepper Directions: The night before you want to serve: Drain the beets reserving both the beets and the brine. Refrigerate the beets in an air-tight container. […]

Gnocchi with Ham, Watercress and Peas

Ingredients: 1 medium onion, cut into half-moon slices 2 1/2 cups cubed ham 5 oz watercress 10 oz fresh, shelled peas 30 oz plain, potato gnocchi salt freshly ground black pepper grated parmesan Directions: In a large pan, saute the onion until softened. Add the ham and cook until warmed […]

Bitter Herb Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup minced watercress 3 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1 tablespoon grated horseradish 1/4-1/2 teaspoon hot paprika sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Use a mini prep, food processor or blender to thoroughly mix together the yolks, mayonnaise, onion, spices, and peppers […]

Polish-style Sour Soup with Sausage and Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 kielbasa* (about 1 lb), sliced into half-moons 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 stalk celery, diced 1 small celeriac (celery root, diced) 2 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 quart stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 2 bay leaves żurek or zakwas starter** salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Creamy Turkey Dumpling Soup

Ingredients: 6 cup turkey stock 4 carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth thyme leaves 4 sage leaves, chopped* 2 bay leaves 4 cups cubed, cooked turkey breast 1 cup frozen peas 1/2-3/4 cup whole milk (could also use heavy cream) […]

Fruitcake Waffles

Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup canola oil 1 tablespoon brandy or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup fruitcake mix candied fruit (I used this), cherries chopped if needed confectioner’s sugar for serving Directions: Prepare […]

Cuban Black Beans and Rice Casserole with Turkey and Zucchini

Ingredients: 4 slices of bacon, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 zucchini, cubed 1/2 small red onion, sliced thinly 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey 2 cups leftover Moros y Cristianos (Cuban-style Rice and Beans) 2/3 cup extra sharp cheddar Directions: Grease a 2-quart baking pan or small casseroles to equal 2 quarts. […]