Tag: repurposing leftovers

Potato, Leek & Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 or 4 leeks, sliced (white parts only!) 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets 6 cups chicken or ham stock 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 1/2 cup cubed […]

Ham Salad

Ingredients: 3/4 lb ham, finely chopped 3 tablespoons-1/4 cup chopped jarred cornichons and the onions 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons very grainy mustard 1/8 teaspoon celery seed 1/8 teaspoon allspice freshly ground pepper Directions: Stir together all ingredients until a smooth mixture forms. Refrigerate. My thoughts: I brought back a […]

Turkey Ruebens

Ingredients: sliced leftover roasted turkey 4 slices Swiss Cheese 8 slices rye bread 1 cup sauerkraut butter Russian dressing: 2 slices dill pickle, minced 1 shallot, minced 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 3 tablespoons sour cream 1/2 tablespoon prepared horseradish 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce white pepper Directions: Stir together the dressing ingredients. […]

Oyster Stew

Ingredients: 1 lb oysters with liqour 1 large onion, chopped 1 large russet potato, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 habanero pepper, chopped 1 cup diced smoked ham 24 oz evaporated milk 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil salt pepper Directions: Heat the […]

Autumnal Turkey Chili

Ingredients: 3 cups cubed cooked turkey breast 30 oz canned kidney beans, drained 15 oz canned cubed tomatoes 6 ounces tomato paste 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 onion, diced 1 (jarred) fire roasted red pepper 1 chipotle chile pepper in adobo, minced 1 Bosc pear, diced 1 large carrot, diced […]

Split Pea Soup with Smoked Ham

Ingredients: 5 cups ham stock 2 cups cubed smoked ham 1 cup green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 2 carrots, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, diced 1 large shallot, minced 1 teaspoon celery flakes 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon dried chervil 1 teaspoon smoked […]

How to: Ham Stock

Ingredients: the basics: cold water 1 large ham hock or the bone leftover from a roasted ham 3 carrots, cut up 2 onions, quartered 1 large shallot, quartered 1 bunch celery, cut up 1 head garlic 2 tablespoons black peppercorns 1 tablespoon whole allspice 1 tablespoon whole cloves 1 tablespoon […]

Candy Lovers Cookies

Ingredients: 6 oz cut up miniature candy bars (20 Hershey miniatures, cut into eighths) 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat the […]

Bacon Loves Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 8 hard boiled eggs, cut in half lengthwise 3 strips thick cut bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/2 cup finely minced cooked shrimp 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon finely minced green onion or chopped chives salt pepper shrimp slices for garnish Directions: Place the yolks in […]