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  1. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I have half a dozen scratch baked cornbread muffins I stashed in the freezer, and I'm trying to come up with a way to use them up that isn't a casserole or stuffing. Any ideas?
  2. Question and Answer
    hi ,i have a few baby diapers leftover and was wondering if anyone had any ideas on a frugle way to use them.
  3. Kitchen Basics
    What have you been doing with it? Who's still got some? We made 2 turkeys because they were only 5.5kg and we were having 15-20 people. We had almost an entire turkey left over - and then we were away on Boxing Day and most of yesterday (eating my inlaw's leftovers) so we weren't even here to...
  4. Kitchen Basics
    I have found the best way to season leftover rice in a "mexican rice" style - stumbled on this experimenting with a huge container of plain white rice left from a chinese food order today. Put left over cooked white rice in a skillet with a few pats of butter, then mix in one tomato/chicken...
  5. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Some fresh ideas here: 5 Ways With Leftover Rice - KitchenDaily That stuffed eggplant looks good, and I don't even like eggplant.
  6. Creative Cooking
    First off, I'm not sure I''m posting this at the right place.... could a mod correct my mistake if needed? Anyways... this is more of a "I'm sooo proud of myself" post. Sunday we had a party for which I made a big pitcher of white sangria. In it, I added slices of orange, lemon and lime as...
  7. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Do you have a planned overs? Example of a series of planned overs from our menu this week Sunday was homemade pizza Monday Stuffed Green peppers Used the leftover cooked sausage from the pizza party and the leftover homemade pizza sauce Added to this meal I cooked the rice and prepared the...
  8. Thrifty meals
    Leftover veggie/beef burgers Recipe DescriptionThis is great for those little bit of veg left in the fridge, that 1/4 cup of bell pepper or bit of canned corn, few mushrooms, carrot, potato, whatever you want to throw in. I didn't measure the seasonings, though. Have to use your own...
  9. Kitchen Basics
    Yesterday, I got to thinking about the times that we order out for food and end up with leftover 'whatever'. The few times my parents ordered Chinese food when we were growing up, we would always end up with a leftover container of sweet and sour sauce. My mom would pour it over chicken and...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I cooked a roast in the crockpot with water Worcestershire sauce, onions, carrots and potatoes. Hubby saved the liquid Is there anything I can make with it?
  11. General Chat
    I saw someone was looking for a recipe for a Hambone earlier. I dug mine out to share. This recipe makes a bunch and is VERY delicious :)... After the Holidays Ham Bone Soup 1 ham bone with some meat 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 (15 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes with juice 1 (14 ounce)...
  12. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I am tired of turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey tetrazzini (sp). Also, feeling a bit lazy today. What are some of your favorite turkey recipes?
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I'm pretty new to FV, and thought I'd dive right in :grnwave: I was thinking about those foods that I always make triple or quadruple batches of because I can easily recycle them into new recipes. My favorite is chili. I make a huge crockpot full and we eat chili and cornbread one night. I...
  14. Meal planning
    share your tips of things you LOVE to have leftover and what you do with them! leftover small veggies: be it canned corn, green beans, cucumber, ANYTHING, I freeze these in baggies and throw in the mix when I make soups, the plus is that even SUPER small amounts are save-able :) so you don't...
  15. Kitchen Basics
    With me being a beginner cook, I am not sure if this is ok. Can you freeze leftover spaghetti? We had spaghetti on Monday and I made way too much. Can I freeze the noodles and sauce together or the noodles separately? I know the sauce will freeze fine. Thanks for any advice!
  16. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    My favorite way to use leftover chicken is in chicken fajitas, but there are so many other possibilities. How many ways can you think of to use leftover chicken?
  17. Kitchen Basics
    Any ideas what to do with this? I'm thinking of making barbeque chicken tomorrow, but as only one of us eats meat, I know there will be leftovers :) I'm trying to plan ahead.... for once ;)
  18. Kitchen Basics
    I didn't really have too much leftover this time ~ I gave a bunch to DD to take home, I made ham salad with some, I put some of it in the mac & cheese I made last night, and I will be making red beans & rice with the rest and the bone tomorrow. Here is some help for your leftover ham: Ham...
  19. Kitchen Basics
    So, dh did the grocery shopping this week, and to his credit, he stayed with the list. :) However, when I put chicken breast on the list, I wasn't expecting the behemoth breasts that he brought home. (Okay, I could make a sexist joke here, but I will refrain.) :toothy: I went ahead and...
  20. Question and Answer
    I have 3 cheese metts leftover from last night and I'd like to make dinner using them up. Any ideas? TIA!
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