Category Archives: Leftovers

Copy/paste from last night, with bread and cheese substitutions and colder wine. And daylight – 27 September 2017

  Title says it – we had more of the gazpacho, on the deck again, with the same wine (Beaujolais), but chilled to white wine temperature. It was fine without airing at this temp. Good idea of D’s to chill … Continue reading

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Cold “poblano quiche”; marinated red peppers – 2 Sept 2017

Well, this experiment didn’t work, but it was worth a try I guess. Not awful, just not inviting. Last night I cooked an extra poblano quiche for tonight, wanting to see how it would be when cold. Answer: dense, not … Continue reading

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Sandwich with leftover chicken; boiled potatoes; baby bok choi – 26 June 2017

This was how we decided to use up the last of the chicken thighs that D grilled a few nights ago. We defrosted three slices of Acme Sweet Batard, to make 1 1/2 sandwiches, and then D realized that there … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with leftover leftover rice; zucchini – 25 June 2017

Using up leftovers – D took the second (of three) leftover pieces of grilled chicken thigh and cut it up, and added to the already-leftover-once rice with onions and herbs (parsley I think). He started by cooking some chopped red … Continue reading

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Using up leftovers: chicken with rice; cooked carrots – 13 June 2017

D wants to use up all the myriad stuff in the fridge. We decided to mix the ~1/4 breast of chicken and the rice left over from the 11th, when we served the with onion/vinegar sauce and tarragon, and just … Continue reading

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Scotch Broth; semonlina-with-bay patties; chard stems – 16 May 2017

I used my lamb broth from last week’s leftover bits to make Scotch Broth. I defrosted some bits of lamb from 2012(!!) that were marked as being small chunks – they were too small for a good kebab, indeed, but … Continue reading

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Leftover lamb, semolina with bay, and cranberry beans; cooked carrots – 10 May 2017

Leftovers tonight. I cooked up the one cup of cranberry beans resulting from D’s shelling adventures a day or two ago, using the Bertolli recipe. While I took a shower, he got all the rest of the lamb off the … Continue reading

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Leftover sweet potato curry; paratha bread – 9 May 2017

Took a night off between lamb dinners – also b/c had lamb lunch – to finish off the leftovers we took home from Mint Leaf on the weekend. Also, James Comey was fired today, while I was sitting in La … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard and goat cheese – 7 May 2017

Using up that 21 oz Costco vat of Laura Chenel chevre. Still. Used perhaps a bit under 2 more oz tonight on this pizza. I’ve done this many times, so won’t rewrite in entirety. But I did weigh the chard … Continue reading

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Common Grill Black Bean Soup; Brussels sprouts – 12 April 2017

We invited R&E to share the rest of our vat of black bean soup, made on the 7th. It was still good – R raved about it, though he does remember having it before. I served with a dollop of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with re-refurbished sauce – 9 April 2017

I didn’t get the sourdough recipe started yesterday (or today, for that matter) so no pizza tonight. With D and me doing our taxes and taking a workout walk (mild – D’s foot still hurts if he walks too fast) … Continue reading

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Leftover curry with rice and Thai basil; naan – 6 December 2016

D picked me up at BART about 7pm after my (not “the”) last day at the ASCB meeting. He just microwaved the excellent leftover mushroom/potato curry and the Thai jasmine rice from a couple nights ago and served that. He … Continue reading

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Leftover French lentil salad – 14 January 2016

On Monday the 11th we left half of everything, separately packaged, so we could have this French lentil salad a second time. I added a bit of water to the lentils and stirred them, also salted them with several shakes … Continue reading

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Leftover rice, porkchops, and baked garden veggies – 12 January 2016

We arranged dinners so as to use up leftovers in the middle of the string. Tonight I chopped up the rest of a red onion in the fridge that had seen better days (just a bit wimpy), and started it … Continue reading

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Random leftovers for everybody after a visit to the National Christmas Tree – 1 January 2016

Not an auspicious beginning to the Year in Food, but we took Mom to see the National Christmas Tree, and on the way home through the LDS light extravaganza, which was worth the having of leftovers at 8:30 when we … Continue reading

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Leftover Himapan Chicken; leftover sesame/garlic broccoli – 18 June 2015

Knowing we were going to go to a neighborhood meeting regarding the proposed construction of 4 townhouses down the block, D&I decided just to plan on having the last of the Anchalee leftovers for dinner. We didn’t know we’d be … Continue reading

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Leftover salmon in a white sauce, served over noodles; cooked carrots – 3 June 2015

Visiting Mom’s; she and I cooked dinner.  [written 150625 based on photos] I suggested we use up more of the pan-fried salmon by making a white sauce and serving over rice. Mom said how about noodles, which I thought was … Continue reading

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Most excellent leftovers – 18 January 2015

Well, for a day full of leftovers, this post sure has a lot of pictures! I’m composing this 20150616 b/c I didn’t create a draft back in January, but I remember enough (prodded by photos) to sort it out. Clearly, … Continue reading

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Last of the split pea soup with ham; salad from work bounty – 25 November 2014

Watching student presentations, and had some fairly dreadful pizza in the late afternoon. Then got to take home leftover salad package, with some pretty good white dressing. The salad was fresh and crisp, and had ham and what was probably … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with rice & carrots Provencal; tomatoes! – 22 July 2014

I had thought to use up some basil and the extra ball of fresh mozzarella by making eggplant sandwiches, but those will be tomorrow night. I remembered that we had a small chunk of chicken to use up, plus the … Continue reading

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“Catch as catch can” at Mom’s – 24 May 2014

After a couple of outings, and making herself a late snack (more like lunch), Mom thought we should all just grab whatever we wanted for dinner. Of course, she had trouble sticking to that, and we ended up being somewhat … Continue reading

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Mixed leftovers over pasta; fabulous cheese – 4 August 2013

D was not here for dinner – or lunch, for that matter – so I found myself looking in the fridge, worrying about what was going to go bad. I boiled and then froze the lamb stock we made, decided … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover sauce; romano beans with morels – 27 June 2013

D dug around in the fridge for a few minutes, as is his wont, and came up with a yummy dinner – part leftovers, part yummy new inspiration. We’d had bits of leftover cooked spaghetti a couple times in the … Continue reading

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