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What to Do with Holiday Leftovers

The Vegetables

If you have leftover crudites, such as julienned carrots, zucchini, onions, and green peppers, try our Vegetable Fritters recipe. Cooked vegetables can be substituted for the canned or frozen ones called for in these recipes:

The Potatoes

Mashed potatoes can be shaped into patties and cooked in a bit of butter or olive oil – add some leftover gravy or some herbs for a wonderful flavor. You can also make patties from a combination of yams and mashed potatoes and get a sweeter result. Any recipe that calls for potato flakes is a natural for leftover mashed potatoes. Just substitute 1/2 cup of mashed potatoes for 1/3 cup of flakes. Here are some excellent recipes:



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