Black Friday Leftovers in Action: Feel Waste-Free This Year!

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Black Friday Leftovers in Action: Feel Waste-Free This Year!

Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, one thing is certain - there are plenty of leftovers that you don’t know what to do with! But instead of just reheating them and eating the same stuff for the next couple of days or throwing everything out; why not use that food to make something different? With that in mind, we’ve come up with a couple of leftover recipes!



Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza



Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza

We all know what an impact on the environment we make when we decide to throw stuff out wastefully. And that includes food! Seeing as you’ve probably got some mashed potatoes leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner, we’re going to help you put them to good use. So, when it comes to making leftover mashed potato pizza - the first thing you need to do is place a pizza stone in a rack in your oven, and then heat it up. You want it preheated at about 500 degrees F. Then, proceed to fry the bacon; you want it cooked for about 5 minutes before it gets really crisp. Once it’s done, use a slotted spoon to transfer it to a plate that’s lined with paper towels, so that all the oil drains out. After that, take the pizza dough and form it into a ball. Roll it around on a floured surface. Then, take a pizza peel and lightly dust it with flour. Put the dough on top of the peel, drizzle some oil on top, and sprinkle some pepper and salt. Then, transfer the dough onto your heated stone and cook for around 4 minutes. Use the peel to remove your pizza dough from the oven. And after that, spread the leftover mashed potatoes across the top; make sure the sides have 1 inch of a border. If you want, season it additionally with some salt and pepper. Then, sprinkle the bacon and the cheese on top, along with the garlic and leek. You can drizzle some more olive oil, and then put the pizza back on the stone, so it cooks until you notice the cheese melting and the crust becoming golden; this will take around 5 to 7 minutes. Once this is done, your leftover mashed potatoes pizza is ready for serving; you can top it with some Parmesan and basil leaves if you want. Repeat this process for as long as you’ve got pizza dough and leftover toppings.



Leftover Stuffing Waffles


In this day and age, we all want to be as eco-friendly as possible. And in practice, this definitely entails throwing out as little food as possible. Let’s be honest, we all tend to cook more food than we’ll eat for the holidays; which includes the amount of stuffing for Thanksgiving! So, let’s make something interesting with that; here’s a recipe for Leftover Stuffing Waffles!

Leftover Stuffing Waffles