Is there anything better than a fridge full of leftovers? Turkey Day is fun and all, but a next-day sandwich — now that’s the stuff. As for the rest of your leftover fare, click through for tips from Chef Tina Bourbeau on how to use ’em up (as well as what we used to make this amazing sandwich).
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Looking to add a fresh and fragrant touch to your Thanksgiving table? Our floral merchant, Saralyn, carved up a beautiful pumpkin and flower centerpiece, and wrote up tips on how to make your own at home. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect — the more rustic, the better. You could even devise a fun game (pin the feathers on the turkey, perhaps) for your guests to play; winner gets the centerpiece! Click through to find instructions from Saralyn.
During the month of October, FreshDirect partnered with DailyBurn on our #HomeCookHero Instagram sweepstakes. We asked our social following to take pictures of their home-cooked meals, upload on Instagram, and include @freshdirect, @dailyburn, and #HomeCookHero in the caption. Each week we picked a random winner, and each winner was awarded a one-year subscription to DailyBurn and a box of seasonal produce from FreshDirect. See all the winners after the jump!
Week 1 Winner: @arkay3030
Have you mastered the post-Thanksgiving wrap? It’s an essential (but easy) skill. Using some of our FreshDirect side shortcuts and fresh ingredients, you can wrap up a phenomenal leftover meal in no time. Click through for ingredients and steps.
You’ve got your pies and sides in order, now it’s time for some fun! These cute Thanksgiving turkey cookies will help get the kids involved and add some homemade character to your spread. Click through for ingredients, instructions, and to see our turkey adventure come to life!
If 3,000 sounds like a lot of calories for one meal, that’s because it is. Yet many holiday meals bust straight on through to the other side of a whole day’s calories in one sitting.
Now for the good news: you can still enjoy your holiday traditions. Read on for some practical tips, and a few less than practical (but highly effective) ones.
First, let’s take a closer look at exactly what we’re talking about here.
Leftovers are a conundrum for me. I’m not a fan, but I hate to waste food. If there were ever an opportunity to enjoy leftovers though, Thanksgiving is it. It’s a great opportunity to double-utilize some really beautiful food.