Pesto

Leftover from this recipe:
Pesto-Olive Chicken

  • Leftover pesto is a great thing to have around because it's so versatile. Pesto's wonderful as a spread on veggie or Italian subs and perfect as a sauce for pita pizzas.
  • Mix a small amount of pesto with cream cheese and spread on toasted plain bagels.
  • Spread on baguette slices and broil for an easy base for bruschetta.

Feta Cheese

Leftover from this recipe:
Greek Pizzas

  • Add leftover feta to scrambled eggs. It'll add salty flavor and a creamy texture.
  • Feta is terrific sprinkled on salads, especially with Greek vinaigrette dressing.
  • Stir together feta, honey and cracked black pepper for a salty-sweet spread for crackers.

Roasted Red Peppers

Leftover from this recipe:
Antipasto Pizza

  • Layer leftover peppers in sandwiches with spinach leaves, fresh mozzarella cheese and grilled portobello mushrooms.
  • The smoky flavor of roasted peppers is a perfect complement to chorizo. Toss both with pasta or add them to a sandwich for extra flavor.

Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Leftover from this recipe:
Stuffed-Crust Chicken Pizza

  • Bursting with flavor, these make great additions to quesadillas, scrambled eggs, salads, pizzas and more.
  • If you're a fan of goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes make an ideal topping for toasted French bread or crackers. Add some pesto for a special treat.

Horseradish Sauce

Leftover from this recipe:
Crab Sandwiches with Horseradish Sauce

  • Stir together horseradish sauce and sour cream for a classic spread for steaks or roast beef sandwiches.
  • Like your Bloody Marys with a kick? Stir in a teaspoon of horseradish sauce.

Cornmeal

Leftover from this recipe:
Vegetable Dumpling Soup

  • Give homemade pizza crust a great texture—sprinkle some cornmeal on the pizza stone or pan like in this Nacho Pizza recipe. It also prevents pizza from sticking to the pan.