Jump to content

Christmas leftovers reinvention
Post yours!


  • Please log in to reply
15 replies to this topic

#1 TopsyTurvy

Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:50 PM

Today for dinner we are having:

Ham, roast potato & roast pumpkin frittata!

I have also made a turkey stock to turn into soup original.gif

Tomorrow we are having pizza to use up the ham.

I also have frozen some of the cooked turkey meat which I plan on turning into a turkey and leek pie or a quiche divan using turkey instead of chicken.

What are your reinventions original.gif

#2 ~Supernova~

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:08 PM

Also doing a turkey and leak pie, as well as turkey fettuccine and turkey pasta bake casserole. Tonight is chicken and ham baked risotto.

Edited by Mareek, 27 December 2012 - 05:09 PM.


#3 liveworkplay

Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:24 PM

We don't have left overs as we went to my sisters for lunch. So I still have a turkey to cook on news years. biggrin.gif

One thing I do like is sort of Spanish inspired brunch. Chuck in cubes of ham, onion, mushrooms and some tomatoes (and /or pasta sauce/tomato paste) Fry it up a little, chuck into a pan and make some hollows and crack a few eggs in. Bake in the oven until the eggs are cooked. Serve with some crunchy toasted bread.

#4 Cath-In-SA

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:36 PM

We had garlic prawns tonight, so used the leftover prawns and the cream that we never used for dessert.

#5 Three Of Hearts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:46 PM

I had a stack of roast lamb leftover so tonight am making this:

Leftover Lamb Shepherds Pie

Beats the cold meat and salad we've had for every meal since Christmas roll2.gif

I'd love some suggestions for using up the ham!  We got given a 10kg free ranger ffear.gif   Even with 15 of us eating it on the day we didn't get through 1/4

#6 laridae

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:50 PM

We had duck, turkey, ham, spring onion, egg & cheese pizza tonight.
Tomorrow we will have quiche with ham, tomato, cheese, cream, spring onion.
Will probably have turkey sandwitches for lunch.
Will finish off the pav tonight original.gif
A lot of the leftovers have already been eaten for dinner on xmas day and boxing day, just as is.

#7 imamumto3

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:51 PM

my kids had turkey pie for dinner, left over turkey and roast veggies mixed into mushroom soup and cranberry sauce, topped with breadcrumbs and cheese and stuck in the over to heat and brown.  the loved it.  dh and I are getting take away!

#8 laridae

Posted 27 December 2012 - 06:54 PM

QUOTE (Allie_D @ 27/12/2012, 07:46 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'd love some suggestions for using up the ham!  We got given a 10kg free ranger ffear.gif   Even with 15 of us eating it on the day we didn't get through 1/4



Wow,  can you dice some up and freeze it for later (for pizzas etc)?
Otherwise - omelettes, pizza, quiche, frittata, anything you would normally use bacon for, muffins, pies, etc...

#9 Three Of Hearts

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:29 PM

QUOTE (laridae @ 27/12/2012, 07:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow,  can you dice some up and freeze it for later (for pizzas etc)?
Otherwise - omelettes, pizza, quiche, frittata, anything you would normally use bacon for, muffins, pies, etc...

Oh can I freeze ham?!  That would make things so much easier!  I have a vacuum sealer so I guess if it's ok to freeze I can just seal it up in portions.

#10 Leggy

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:38 PM

I sure hope you can freeze ham because I just did! The plan is:

Ham, apple and cider stew
Ham and shiitake wontons
Shepherd's pie with leftover slow-cooked lamb and the veg/wine mix it was cooked in
Irish lamb bone and barley stew
Lots of lamb, salad and mango pickle sandwiches!

#11 DanielleJ

Posted 27 December 2012 - 08:44 PM

Corn fritters, ham & cheese sandwhiches dipped in egg and fried, scrambled egg with ham on toast,
pasta salad with ham, potato salad with ham, just some ideas we have had we will be eating the ham for the next week it is agiven and we love ham so it is fine original.gif


#12 jenh

Posted 28 December 2012 - 01:32 PM

It's so hot at the moment so I've been enjoying turkey ceasar salad.

Always have eggs benedict with the ham.


#13 PureBliss

Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:48 PM

I have made a quiche and tonight we had chicken and vegetable pie (leftover roast chicken, ham and peas)

My raw beetroot salad I whizzed into a beetroot juice this morning.

Ham and pineapple pizza tomorrow!



#14 Glr-r

Posted 28 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

Making baked potatoes with leftover coleslaw, sour cream, cheese ham and pineapple for tea.

#15 cuddlebud

Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:45 PM

So far we've had

- Basic risotto with turkey, peas and parmesan stirred through
- Creamy ham and mushroom fettucine
- Mini quiches (ham, sweet potato and leek)

#16 Crap Napper

Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

All we have left is carcasses LOL. I'm making ham, barley and veggie soup with my ham bone, and chicken and veg soup with my chicken carcass. Lucky it is quite cool here in melbourne at the moment.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Meet the latest baby giving the internet hair envy

"As a bald man, I'm very proud of my 2-month-old's hair," wrote new dad Brian Gorham, 32, along with a photo he shared to reddit.

Woman hits back after shop assistant labels her engagement ring as 'pathetic'

A US woman has been applauded worldwide for sharing a photo of her modest, US$130 engagement ring after a shop assistant labelled it "pathetic".

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome baby boy

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their second child, USA TODAY has confirmed.

After his grandkids moved away, this grandpa came up with a beautiful way to stay in touch

Chan Jae, a 75-year-old man from Korea, missed his grandsons terribly when they moved overseas.

20 gorgeous Christmas stocking and sack options

It seems every year that Christmas-themed goodies for kids get less tacky and more stylish.

Dad's genius hack for how to go shopping with a baby

A dad has shared his genius hack for tackling Christmas shopping with toddlers.

How I gave birth far too drug-free for my own liking

I certainly wasn't shy about medication. In fact, my policy on this was, in the immortal words of Britney Spears, "Gimme gimme more".

Christmas-inspired names for your December baby

Due during the festive season, or just have a love of Christmas?

Three-year-old mistakes policeman for Santa, so naturally he goes along with it

When an adorable three-year-old spotted a white haired gentleman in a restaurant she naturally assumed he was Santa Claus.

To VBAC or not to VBAC?

"If, after careful assessment by their maternity care provider, there seems to be no reason why a woman shouldn't be offered a chance at VBAC, then the opportunity should be provided."

Baby tries broccoli for the first time, immediately regrets it

It's probably fair to say that broccoli is an acquired taste.

'I didn't think I'd have pimples as a grown-up ... then I fell pregnant'

As specialists treat more adults for acne, Lucy Sheref reveals the emotional cost of years spent struggling with the condition.

Stranger's act of kindness helps overwhelmed mum in supermarket

A random act of kindness from a stranger in the supermarket brought a mum to tears, exactly when she needed it most.

21 adorable Christmas outfits for your baby

December 25 is just around the corner, and it's the perfect opportunity to dress your bub in a sweet festive outfit.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

What pregnancy is really like: mums share their honest opinions

We asked real women what surprised them during their pregnancy. They've shared their experiences in the hope of preparing the rest of us better for the ride

The truth about big-headed babies

Research suggests that big headed babies become more intelligent than their smaller peers. One mum shares the positives and negatives of having a big headed baby.

How to encourage your baby's gross motor development skills

There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.

'My baby's extra thumb saved her life'

A mum whose daughter was born with an extra thumb says that the extra digit saved her life.

He gave her his liver, she gave him her heart

Heather Krueger and Chris Dempsey's origin story began in a darker place than most: with stage 4 liver cancer.

Toilet training from birth? It is possible

This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

Watch hilarious montage of strangest pregnancy questions on Yahoo Answers

Some of the strangest questions about pregnancy - and some of the most bizarre spelling - have made for a hilarious video.

How to reduce your chances of perineal tearing in birth

The use of heat packs, along with other aspects of clinical care, can reduce your risk of tearing in birth.

 

Baby Names

Unusual Celeb Baby Names

Click through the gallery to read the details and see some of the most memorable monikers in show biz families.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.