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Category: Leftovers

Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Spicy Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

The Astonishing Allure of Thai Cooking Combined with the Irresistibly-priced Costco Rotisserie Chicken I cannot seem to pass up Costco’s Rotisserie Chicken.  At $4.99, I marvel at how it’s actually priced lower than its raw counterpart a few yards away in the store.  But regardless…

Cottage Pie with Mashed Potato Crust

Cottage Pie with Mashed Potato Crust

Comfort Food that brings back memories of home. When I was growing up, this dish passed for Shepherd’s pie at our house.  It usually involved the leftover Sunday Roast and any mashed potatoes that managed to survive our wonderful Sunday family dinners. But if you…

James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

This recipe has been seen by more people than any other single recipe on Chewing The Fat You have just landed on the most popular post ever on Chewing the Fat.  It’s been read 19,245 times and counting. It is so popular in our house,…

Instant Pot Chicken Soup Two Ways…with and without Noodles

Instant Pot Chicken Soup Two Ways…with and without Noodles

If you live in the East, you’re experiencing an arctic blast of obscenely low temperatures. We’re so bundled up against the cold, not even the runners are out these mornings.  There is a cure for the cold. And that of course, is a bowl of…

Got Turkey? This Turkey Tetrazzini is so good, you might want to roast another bird

Got Turkey? This Turkey Tetrazzini is so good, you might want to roast another bird

          I am so fond of this recipe, I have, on at least one occasion, cooked a turkey merely to have the meat for this dish. I also have a sentimental attachment to this delicious way to eat leftover turkey.   That’s because one of the…

Fresh from my Cheese Journey: Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup

Fresh from my Cheese Journey: Broccoli and Blue Cheese Soup

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been in England these past two weeks on an incredible trip.  I joined Cheese Journeys, a remarkable travel company that specializes in taking Cheese aficionados on in-depth Cheese Tours. We went from London to Wiltshire, Devon…

Thanksgiving Way Out West: The Remains of the Day…Turkey Tetrazini so good, you may want to roast another Turkey

Thanksgiving Way Out West: The Remains of the Day…Turkey Tetrazini so good, you may want to roast another Turkey

         This is my absolute favorite Thanksgiving recipe.  It is such a favorite that I have been known to cook a turkey or turkey breast just to make it.  It also is a great sentimental favorite because it was one of the…

Cottage Pie with a hand from Tamasin Day-Lewis in Saveur Magazine

         Growing up in Canada, the Sunday Roast was a tradition in our house.  An enormous piece of beef would appear on the dinner table and our extended family would dig in.  And it was almost always beef because my parents had…

Sheila Lukins’ Roast Beef and Vegetable Hash

Sheila Lukins’ Roast Beef and Vegetable Hash

Today is Chewing the Fat’s 5th Birthday!  Five years ago this very day we published our very first post!  We’ve been hard at it ever since.  Now, 526 posts and over 900,000 (!) page views later, we are celebrating this milestone with a request: Will…

Philly Cheesesteaks all gussied up…another way to use that leftover Roast Beef

Philly Cheesesteaks all gussied up…another way to use that leftover Roast Beef

         From the numbers of people who have clicked on James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash recipe just this week (1703 and counting), my guess is there’s a lot of Prime Rib leftover from our Holiday menus.  That’s the case here and after I’d made the…

Spicy Pork Stew or What do I do with all that leftover Pernil?

      I had  a sizeable piece of Ingrid Hoffman’s delicious Cuban Pernil, which of course I had to cook in order to post. I also had, in abundance, the great-tasting Pigeon Peas and Rice I made as a side.  I could hardly get…