Tag: leftovers

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Asparagus Soup: What to do with Asparagus Ends

Every time I cook with asparagus, I fret over those woody ends that I’ve always been taught are good for nothing but the compost pile.  While I can add them to my freezer bag of vegetable scraps to make stock, I felt like there had […]

Gluten Free Fried Chicken Recipe

Gluten Free Fried Chicken Recipe

“Gluten free diet!  I’m from the South, how can I go gluten free?  I’ll never get fried chicken again!!!”  Her hair tossing around her ears like a curtain of braids, the woman in line behind me at the grocery store wailed to her friend in […]

Shrimp Spinach Mushroom Rice Recipe

Shrimp Spinach Mushroom Rice Recipe

This may be my new favorite rice dish.  Actually I think I’m evenly divided between this and pomegranate saffron rice.  The great thing about this recipe is that it’s perfect for using up leftover rice.  Sometimes when I make rice for something I end up […]

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

Turkey Barley Soup Recipe

This is one of the cheapest soups you can make!  Using the leftover turkey carcass from your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner to make turkey stock, and filling the soup with torn up turkey scraps makes this very affordable.  Add in some really low cost ingredients […]

Leftover Steak Tacos Recipe

Leftover Steak Tacos Recipe

I hesitate to even call this a steak taco recipe because it’s SO simple.  But readers are always asking me for tips on using up leftovers, and this is one of my favorite ways.  We don’t usually have leftover steak since Eric and I typically […]