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8 Ways to Repurpose Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Once Thanksgiving dinner is cooked, served and eaten, you'll want a pat on the back, a nap and maybe some sweatpants. With no more timers to set or turkeys to roast, it's time to relax and enjoy time with friends and family. 

Come Friday, though, you'll probably get hungry again -- and you'll probably have a fridge full of leftovers. We've rounded up eight ways to turn your turkey, mashed potatoes, and stale bread into dishes that will give them new life rather than make you feel obliged to eat sandwiches for four days straight. Get creative and embrace your leftovers: fewer trips to the grocery store is always a good thing. 

Butternut Sage Scones from mrslarkin


Don't Hold the Anything Breakfast Bread Pudding from aargersi


Sour Cream Dinner Rolls from AntoniaJames


Sweet Potato-Cornmeal Sandwich Loaf from Nicholas 

Bonus points if you use this loaf for your turkey sandwiches!

Roasted Carrot Soup from Reeve


Vegan Lentil Shepherds Pie with Parsnip and Potato Mash from Gena Hamshaw

shepherds pie

Turkey Pho from winnieab


Turkey Pot Pie for Another Day from jennifer_ann

pot pie



Tags: menu ideas, Thanksgiving, leftovers, baking, soup, turkey, holiday

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