Lively Leftovers

Easy Potato Pancakes

Mix 1 cup leftover mashed potatoes with 2 eggs (mixture will be mushy). Add bread crumbs (I use Italian-flavored) until consistency is such that you can shape into cakes. Cook over medium heat in…

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Easy Stuffed Pepper Filling

“I always make stuffed peppers with leftover pot roast or meat loaf,” reveals Kay B. of Pleasant Valley, New York. “I grind up the meat with a bit of onion, then add some ketchup. We love it!”

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Easy Stuffed Shells

To use up leftover meatballs in spaghetti sauce, I recently cooked enough jumbo pasta shells to match the number of meatballs. Then I stuffed a meatball into each cooked shell. I put some of the…

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Everything Tomato Soup

Try adding almost any leftovers to a can of tomato soup. I’ve done this with macaroni and cheese, Spanish rice, pork and beans and leftover vegetables. It’s a great way to clean out your…

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Exotic Spaghetti

Whether I make homemade spaghetti sauce or use the store-bought kind, I like to add about a teaspoon of curry powder along with the more traditional seasonings. —Lorraine H., Coventry,…

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Eye-Appealing Appetizers

For a quick and pretty party snack or a light lunch, place several slices of day-old French bread on a baking sheet. Top each slice with chopped tomato, Italian seasoning and shredded mozzarella…

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Family-Pleasing Potpie

Here’s a flavorful way to finish up leftover roast. Heat a can of condensed cream of mushroom soup along with 5-1/2 ounces of cooking liquid from the roast (or canned beef broth). Add 2 cups of…

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Fast Fried Rice for Leftovers

When I have extra rice and leftover meat, such as pork chops, steak or roast, I fix a fast fried rice. Just cook an onion in butter, then add the rice and chopped meat. Season with garlic powder,…

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Fast Southwestern Meal

“For a fast meal, saute 1/4 cup each chopped onion and green pepper,” instructs Jennifer B. of Fishs Eddy, New York. “Stir in 1 cup of chopped leftover chicken, steak or pork and 1/2 cup salsa.…

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Flavored Hot Cocoa

Sara Nelson reports that although hot cocoa is never considered ho-hum at her house, she’s found a way to perk it up even further. “Adding a bit of mint, cherry, strawberry, orange or coconut…

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