After the considerable effort of a Thanksgiving feast, it’s understandable that the last thing you want to do is think about cooking again. However, surrounded by snoring, satisfied family members - as you presumably are - it’s inevitable that your mind might start to wander to the mountain of leftovers currently sitting, stone-cold, on your side board. Half a bowl of sausage stuffing. An opened, yet untouched jar of cranberry sauce. The tattered carcass of a once proud turkey. Knowing what to do with these remnants can make all the difference between a good Thanksgiving, and a great one.
Fortunately, Twisted is here to help. Having spent our fair share of time creating silly but delicious recipes from odd ingredients, we understand the potential of holiday remains. Where some see piles of washing up and unwanted vegetables, we see opportunity. Say goodbye to dry turkey sandwiches and soggy sweet potato curry. Here are a few suggestions for how you can take you Thanksgiving leftovers to the next level.
1. Thanksgiving Leftovers Pastry Star
2. Gravy and Mash Bombs
3. Leftover Thanksgiving Wellington
4. Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich
5. Chicken Gravy Buns
6. Sweet Potato Marshmallow Pies
7. Cheesy Mashed Potato Onion Rings
With a holiday as unrelenting as Thanksgiving, thinking outside the box can feel like a bridge too far. But, as these recipes prove, there are plenty of seriously creative, seriously delicious dishes that you can craft from unlikely sources.