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How Many Times Can You Actually Thaw And Refreeze Food?

Bon Appetit | Posted 11.28.2016 | Taste
Bon Appetit

For Bon Appetit, by Elyssa Goldberg. When is freezing and thawing food no longer an option? Can you make a meal, eat it, freeze the leftovers, heat a...

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Doggy-Bag Yields a Hearty Duck Risotto

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.23.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

The restaurant Balthazar, in New York's SoHo, opened in 1997. Nearly 20 years on, Jackie and I ate there for the first time a couple of weeks ago; tha...

10 Meals That Taste Even Better As Leftovers

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.15.2016 | Taste

It requires some serious effort to even summon the energy to make a home-cooked meal, much less to have the actual skills to execute it. That’s why ...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Another Round of Perfected Tomatoes

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.31.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Those intensely flavorful and juicy pan-roasted tomatoes I described the other week? I continue to keep them around the house, and they came to the re...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Not Enough Rice Pudding For Two? Make a Tart to Serve Six

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.13.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Jackie and I have been eating quite a lot of rice pudding this summer, partly because it is one of the best things to eat with rhubarb or strawberry-r...

Diners Can Give Their Leftovers To People In Need With Special To-Go Boxes

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.29.2016 | Good News

This simple idea could help to fight a complex problem. Two friends, Zara Nadeem and Zehra Hassan, are trying to reduce food waste in Karachi, Pakista...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Did You Fry Too Many Onions? Mushrooms? You've Got Dinner

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.08.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

It doesn't always work out this way, but ideally I like to cook too many onions for whatever dish I'm preparing: Whether gently sweated, browned to golden or out-and-out caramelized, they're always useful.

5 Easy Tips For Perfectly Reheated And Delicious Leftovers

SELF | Posted 05.10.2016 | Taste

Give those dishes a second shot. For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Photo: Louise Lister, Getty Images/Graphic by Jocelyn Runice Coming home to lefto...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Leftover Salad? Get Out Your Skillet

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.27.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Part of the fun with this mixed-salad fried rice was that, even though shriveled in the heat, each of the greens retained its own flavor. Running into a leaf of arugula made us smile; a sorrel leaf provoked an ear-to-ear grin.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Nice Lamb

Edward Schneider | Posted 04.21.2017 | Taste
Edward Schneider

"Nice lamb" as in lamb braised as they might braise it in the Franco-Italian city of Nice. The classic meat for Niçois braising is in fact beef, and a classic way of using the leftovers is to chop them up with a leafy vegetable like Swiss chard and turn them into ravioli.

3 Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Grilled Cheese

Rachel Hollis | Posted 04.13.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I loved grilled cheese as a kid and still do! That's why I can' t think of a better way to celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day than with a sandwich the whole family will love!

Turn Your Leftover Chicken into 5 Weeknight Dinners

Rachel Hollis | Posted 04.13.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

My favorite thing to do for dinner is to buy a Rotisserie Chicken from the store on a Sunday and plan meals for the entire week. It's super simple and...

5 Tasty Recipes to Make with Leftover Ham

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.25.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

So you've cooked up a huge ham for Easter and don't know what to do with all you have left over! Well not to worry cause I've got you covered for brea...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Once More Into the Braise

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.15.2017 | Taste
Edward Schneider

We're traveling at the moment, but here's a little something more on leftover management and speedy sauce-making; not earth-shaking stuff, but delicio...

10 Things To Do With Leftover Quinoa

PureWow | Posted 03.04.2016 | Taste

You weren't sure exactly how much quinoa you'd need for a week's worth of mason jar salads. Six cups later, you're stuck with a Tupperware full of lef...

Here's What To Do With Your Leftover Rice

The Kitchn | Posted 02.23.2016 | Taste
The Kitchn

I don't know about you, but if there was a competition for most-used appliance in my kitchen, my waffle iron would easily come in last place. In fact,...

Cooking Off the Cuff: With Leftover Pork, Mushrooms are Key to Success

Edward Schneider | Posted 02.08.2017 | Taste
Edward Schneider

There are several advantages to using braised rather than roasted meat: When reheated it doesn't toughen or taste indefinably wrong, as a roast can; it is full of flavor from its time in the stewpot; and it comes with its own gravy from the braising process.

How To Control Portions And Reduce Food Waste

Selina Juul | Posted 01.21.2017 | Taste
Selina Juul

Is bigger always better? The people running most cafés, restaurants and supermarkets seem to think so, serving or selling larger portions of food. This trend and portion sizes keep growing in the United States and Europe.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Re-creating an Italian Vacation From a Doggy Bag

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.07.2017 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Even if you make these with other leftover meats, you'll see how the rosemary and, especially, the juniper evoke the hunt. For Jackie and me they also evoke that long-ago dinner on a hill in northern Italy.

The Best Use For Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Doesn't Involve Eating Them

Brit + Co | Posted 11.24.2016 | Style
Brit + Co

You're already spending a lot of time in the kitchen pouring all sorts of love into the delicious meal you're making for your crew, so why not go the extra mile and use your Thanksgiving leftovers to create a major DIY beauty moment?

A Waste-Free Thanksgiving

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 11.20.2016 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This week, Food Tank is grateful for the farmers, researchers, and activists who are working tirelessly to improve the food system every day. Accordi...

How To Avoid The Food Waste Traps During The Holiday Seasons

Selina Juul | Posted 11.09.2016 | Green
Selina Juul

During the holidays we often end up cooking and serving for 20, even if we are just 8 people having a Christmas lunch. It's the same procedure as every year: we cook and serve too much, we overfeed ourselves - and we overfeed our garbage cans.

The Easiest Way To Eat Leftover Halloween Candy

Selena Sharpless | Posted 11.05.2016 | Taste
Selena Sharpless

October is done and over with so it only makes sense to recycle the leftover remnants of Halloween.

4 Ways to Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy

Rachel Hollis | Posted 10.30.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Now that Halloween is over I'm sure you're stuck with a ton of leftover candy. Here are four delicious recipes to help you use it up in a yummy and un...

Shark Bites Surfer On Oahu's North Shore

Associated Press | Landess Kearns | Posted 10.09.2015 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore. The attack happened near a popular surfing sp...