Home > Food > Cooking Tips > Using Leftovers > What to Do with Holiday Leftovers

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:



Where Should Newborns Sleep?
We've rounded up all the alternatives and considerations to make a safe choice for your new addition.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

5 Tips to Help Make Your Child Self-Sufficient
Follow these tips to help your child become self-sufficient, and help him learn the skills he'll need to take care of himself.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks