Category Archives: Cooking with leftovers

Pumpkin Walnut Cranberry Muffins and Quick Bread

It’s not even Christmas (or Hannukah in my case) and I’m already burned out on sugary foods. Or my body is,  to be more accurate. I had leftover cranberry sauce and a can of pumpkin puree that I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Cereal Squares For the Serious Palate

I might have already mentioned a few times that I don’t like to throw away old food. I get this problem from my Dad who would scream at you for tossing a clearly rotting item from the fridge — which … Continue reading

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Only Suckers Buy Croutons

Croutons are what stale bread does when it retires. Nobody should ever pay good money for a bag full of stale bread that has been lightly dressed and toasted. Seriously. Plus, homemade croutons are delicious. Sometimes mine don’t even survive … Continue reading

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Carrot Orange Blender Muffins

This is a knock off of my pumpkin spice muffins but this time, instead of extra pumpkin (Mr. Mittens is doing great — thanks for asking), I had extra carrots, courtesy of my Mom. Not those crappy “baby carrots” which … Continue reading

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Noodle Fritters

This is almost too easy to write about but I actually found myself looking up a recipe because I wasn’t sure if I had imagined that they existed. Noodle fritters are like matzoh brie — but with noodles instead of … Continue reading

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