Friday, April 3, 2015

Holiday Ham or Turkey & Potato Soup

Ham Soup
Ham Soup (Photo credit: Live♥Laugh♥Love)

Use up the last bits of your holiday dinner by turning the leftovers into a great tasting soup.

Holiday Ham & Potato Soup or Holiday Turkey & Potato Soup

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Uses for Leftover Holiday Food, Wine, Champagne

Roast turkey served with salad, sauces and spa...
Roast turkey served with salad, sauces and sparkling juice. On the left is a log cake. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Everyone has left, and you have piles of dishes, and odd quantities of leftover foods and drinks. Don't throw anything away!

You can freeze the wine and champagne - possibly with an ice cube tray for portion control (but who has an ice cube tray these days?) - and they can be used later to create sauces; meats and vegetables which haven't been touched can be frozen in clean containers for reinventions into a nice lunch or dinner or even breakfast.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

When Children Don’t Like Their Presents

It’s difficult to handle a situation when children are "honest" about an unappreciated gift. “Ugh, socks?” while their cousin (and their parents) look on in dismay.

The immediate answer is to quickly intervene, be an example, and then defuse the social bomb by being fast.