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Applesauce Walnut Muffins

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

When I saw leftover applesauce in my refrigerator, my thoughts turned to applesauce muffins. It seemed like a good idea, but within a few minutes I realized that this was not a well-trod path. I got it right on the second try.

WATCH: Holiday Leftovers Sing About Their Grossness

Posted 12.21.2012 | Home

You know what doesn't sound tasty at all? A slab of slimy ham, congealed creamed corn or a blob of fermented cranberry sauce. Now imagine those Christ...

How To Be Less Wasteful This Holiday Season

Jonathan Bloom | Posted 02.19.2013 | Taste
Jonathan Bloom

These are the weeks of family, feasting, fun and more feasting. Unfortunately, increased food waste often goes hand-in-hand with our holiday gatherings. With that in mind -- and without getting too Grinchy -- here are 10 simple waste-saving tips for holiday gatherings.

Turkey Posole Soup

Katie Workman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Taste
Katie Workman

Every year I think of posole as I face down the Thanksgiving leftovers.

Thanksgiving Leftovers? 6 Delicious Sandwiches To Make

Posted 11.23.2012 | OWN

Recipes created by Jeff Mauro Turkey works well with so many flavors, it's a shame to stop at lettuce and tomatoes, says Jeff Mauro, host of Food N...

Baste, Taste, Then Don't Waste

Jonathan Bloom | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Jonathan Bloom

Thanksgiving is about being thankful for and celebrating abundance. Yet these days, we tend to do that by serving an overabundance. Creating a game plan for those extra pounds of food is vital. Let's share leftover ideas!

When Good Turkey Goes Bad: 10 Tips for Carving Out Food Waste

OnEarth | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green

By Justine E. Hausheer, OnEarth We may lovingly handpick our cranberries at the local farmers' market and buy only organic-raised heirloom turkeys. E...

Which Foods Make The Best Leftovers? From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Thanksgiving is notorious for leaving tons of leftovers in its wake. When nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krie...

Kitchen Ninja: Mastering Leftovers

Food52 | Posted 10.06.2012 | Taste

We like to cook smart. We like to cook economically. We like to cook with grace. And cooking intelligently, economically, and gracefully means making -- and using -- leftovers.

The 6 Mistakes You're Making Reheating That Food

Sarah Pinneo | Posted 10.02.2012 | Taste
Sarah Pinneo

Leftovers can be a boon -- two homemade meals for the effort of one. Or, if improperly handled, leftovers can be sad and unappealing. Some minor adjustment to your methods will pay off, turning that foil covered dish into treasure.

Grilled Vegetables for Your Next BBQ

Claudia Castillo | Posted 09.26.2012 | Latino Voices
Claudia Castillo

Now don't get me wrong, I LOVE my churrasco or skirt steak on the grill, but too much meat all at once can be very overwhelming. We really need to come up with better non-meat BBQ alternatives.

Tips For Freezing Meals: Never Eat Mushy Enchiladas Again

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Just remember three simple rules -- freeze cool, freeze fast and freeze airtight. This recipe is just about freezer proof and worth your time.

How To: Use Vending Machine Snacks in Home Cooking

Small Kitchen College | Posted 06.10.2012 | Home
Small Kitchen College

If you haven't had the time or inclination to pack an afternoon (after-school) snack, you'll likely find yourself in front of your dorm or office vending machine, gazing into that treat-filled tower and clutching your one dollar bill until you have finally decided how to spend it.

How To Evolve Your Egg Sandwich In 5 Easy Steps

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College


How Long To Keep Food In The Fridge (INFOGRAPHIC)

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Do you ever wonder how long you should keep food in your fridge before it goes bad? A package of deli meat, Chinese takeout, leftover dinner, a jar of...

5 Ways To Use Leftover Bread

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

There's a reason they call it the daily bread -- it's never the same after 24 hours. Fortunately, thrifty cooks are always coming up with ways to make use of whatever's left over.

The 5 Best Uses For Leftover Coffee

Small Kitchen College | Posted 02.11.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

Photo Credit: Isabella Cucchi Once I acquired my own kitchen (!), I quickly learned the economics of coffee. As any reasonable caffeine addict know...

Bread Pudding -- A Delicious Solution

Laura Kumin | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home
Laura Kumin

We love fresh bread, but often find that it goes stale before we finish the whole loaf. I hate to waste food, and have a sweet tooth that is the bane of my humble existence. The solution -- bread pudding.

Tips For Spicing Up Your Leftovers From Lucinda Scala Quinn

Posted 02.07.2012 | Women

Lucinda Scala Quinn, host of “Mad Hungry,” offers simple tips and tricks to spice up your leftovers. var src_url="


Carolita Johnson | Posted 01.26.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson


Your Leftovers, Reinvented: 5 Clever Casseroles

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

You may have made a lovely dinner last night, but what are you going to cook today? If you have leftovers lurking in the fridge, there's no need to st...

Small Kitchen College | Posted 01.01.2012 | College
Small Kitchen College

Photo Credit: Small Kitchen College Do you know what it means to have a sibling 6 years younger than you are? Aside from being super confused when ...

Liven Up Weekdays With Grain Salads For Lunch

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Boring lunch no more! If you're sick of the same old lunch, try a hearty grain salad. These salads are not only great to eat, they're good for you too...

The Do's And Don'ts Of Leftovers

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Is your leftover pasta sauce growing fuzz in the back of the fridge? Do you still wonder if that last pizza slice is any good? You smell and think, "t...

Restaurant Fines Diners For Not Finishing Plates

Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

If your eyes are bigger than your stomach, you might want to steer clear of Marmar restaurant in Saudi Arabia. The restaurant has started charging din...