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Ideas for Christmas Leftovers

Ideas for Christmas Leftovers

...  the size of the average Christmas meal, leftovers are to be expected. Don’t let them go to waste. Here are some ideas for what to do with them. Make soup. Leftover ham, turkey, pork and beef can all be used to make delicious soups. Look up some recipes, or just cut them up and put them in the slow cooker with some leftover veggies and broth. The possibilities are endless. Use them on sandwiches. Among the easiest post-Christmas meals is the ham or turkey sandwich. Just cut off a slice, put it on some bread, add ...  out of leftovers. Freeze them. To prevent food poisoning, leftovers should be refrigerated promptly and used within 3 to 4 days. If you won’t use your leftovers in that amount of time, freeze them for later use. Place them in freezer containers or plastic bags, label them with the contents and date, and freeze them as soon as possible. If you have specific plans for them, you can go ahead and chop them up or separate them into portions to save time later on. With the right planning, your Christmas meal could actually help feed your family for several days after the big day…and you don’t even have to eat the same thing every day to do ...

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