What To Do With Leftover Ham

This week we enjoyed a lovely smoked ham that carried us through 3 meals. And then there’s this small knob of ham leftover sitting sadly in the fridge, staring back and begging for attention. I made Deviled Ham for sandwiches. Threw the chopped knob of ham into a food processor with half an onion (also…

How to Make Chicken Pot Pie from Leftover Roast Chicken

EASY AS PIE: HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN POT PIE FROM LEFTOVER ROAST CHICKEN Sunday roast dinner was a free-range chicken from Norfolk. Paid a king’s ransom for it, too. Chicken isn’t a cheap alternative to roast beef anymore. So when I roast a chicken for Sunday dinner, I am already thinking of ample leftovers to…

Today’s Lunch: Mushrooms on Toast

There’s an electrical storm of impressive strength rattling the neighbourhood at the moment. It stalled here, and here it sits. We’ve been listening to thunder for well over an hour now. Time to shut-down the computer (power surges aren’t good for computers), and make lunch. I had a bag of brown closed-cup mushrooms, a swirlable…

Vegetable Frittata from Leftovers

I love it when friends inspire me, and my friend Joanna at Zeb Bakes did just that this morning in her lovely blog post. She describes a wonderfully tempting veg frittata made by her husband.

Baked Eggs with Tomatoes

Rufus’s Baked Eggs with Tomatoes This is an excellent dish to serve up for dinner with a crisp green salad and fresh bread. My husband was sceptical at first, accused it of being a quiche, but I don’t think that it is – no pastry shell for one thing. He was won over in the…

Pineapple and Prawn Salad

When I was on holiday in Hawaii, we went to the Dole Plantation. We packed up the kids, popped them into strollers with snacks and bottles of water, and off we went with the promise of a train trip. Emma was dressed in coordinated shades of pink; she was ready. Ethan was watching Micky Mouse…

Rufus Guide to The Perfect Marriage

(or) Potato, Beans and Asparagus Salad Voilà! No more leftover boiled potatoes in the fridge. The dog will have to suffer through dry dog food tonight because I’ve used all the leftover ones in this delicious salad that you’ll find over at Rufus’s Guide “The Perfect Marriage.” I also ran out of green beans, so…

I Love Leftovers: Cauliflower Banger Soup

Leftovers: Cauliflower, Potato and Banger Soup I always cook more than I think we’ll eat for dinner so that I have a no-brainer, quick-to-fix lunch the next day. On Saturday, I’d accumulated enough leftovers for two easy lunches. There was a bowlful of boiled new potatoes … a massive chunk of steamed cauliflower and two…