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Leftovers

You would think that leftovers was a four letter word at my house.  Once we have a meal, heaven must send little messages to my kids saying do not eat that again.  Do not reheat.  It amazes me that they will gush – yes, literally gush – over a dish but then not want to eat it again.  I keep trying to tell them that most things – except I say all – taste better reheated.

So the other day – actually it was a week ago – I had some pork chops that had been in the freezer since a sale in the fall.  No one wanted pork chops and however I was fixing them back then so I had frozen the remainder of the chops uncooked.  I took these out to thaw and then went through the fridge.  I had parsnips – bought for beef and beer stew a few weeks back, carrots – always on hand, cabbage – leftover from St Patrick’s Day and not yet cooked, celery – always on hand, spinach – always on hand.  I decided then and there it was pork stir fry

Pork Stir Fry

with rice.  I almost always – unless I have been lazy and not done my grocery shopping – have rice on hand.  So off I went to get the new – yes, it was a Christmas gift from a good friend  but I still call it new – frying pan.  I love this pan!!!  I didn’t quite julienne the veggies but did cut them up.  And here is the stir fry that went on top of the rice.


2 thoughts on “Leftovers

  1. My kids will eat some things left over, but not all. I am terrible at making sure leftovers get used before going bad. I eat them for lunch once and then forget about them. My husband swears he’ll eat something if I save it, but never does.

    Odd thing about my kids- they LOVE stir fry, it is their favorite meal.

  2. Hey, I found your blog on google and read allot of your other recipes. I like what you have tosay . I just added you to my Google News Reader. Keep up the good work . Look forward to see more from you in the future.

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