the other night i made lasagna and had more leftover noodles than i was happy to throw out, but less than i would make some other meal out of. i remembered when i was a kid and my mom had leftover noodles i would take one, slather it in butter, put some cinnammon sugar on it and have a pre-lasagna lasagna dessert. I did this in the end but thought maybe there is something more creative to do here. What would you do?
And another thing-- all those darned fortune cookies that you get from chinese takeaway that never get eaten. Seems silly to just throw out. Do you do anything interesting with those? Crumble them into something?
I have a system for bread down. My freezer is littered with bread scraps for bread puddings and panades. i have even been known to steam back to life rock hard half loaves that dried out before they went moldy.
What are your spare parts in the kitchen and what do you do with them?
What are the scraps that sit in your freezer mocking you, saying 'you'll never find a use for me! Mhwahh ha ha ha!" (well mine do this....)