How to Use Up

Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul

Wondering what to do with your extra cherries? These sweet and savory cherry recipes should help. When I was a kid I loved cherries so much I made a song up about them and sang it during cherry season...

Went a little crazy at the apple farm stand!

by AGM_Cape_Cod 6 days ago

I went over the bridge to a farm stand to buy my favorite kinds of apples- Braeburn and Baldwins. While there add some Granny Smiths and Spencers. Then went totally off the rails with a half bushel...

Recipes that use LOTS of banana?

by shaybult 1 month ago

I need to eat 2-3 very ripe bananas every day for 7 days (long story - it has to do with testing for food allergies). The problem is, I hate ripe bananas plain. So... looking for recipes or ideas t...

What's lingering in your freezer or pantry? Use it up ideas

by MidwesternerTT 8 months ago

Over on the Weekly Menu Planning discussion we noticed many of us have items purchased a year ago, at the start of the pandemic, that are lingering in freezer or pantry. It's an ongoing situation ...

Leftover fettuccine with pesto

by Nyleve 2 months ago

I have quite a bit of leftover fettuccine with pesto from last night's dinner. Any suggestions on how to use it, beyond just reheating it as is? Best of all would be something I could freeze.

Leftover Vodka Sauce

by twodales2 3 months ago

Hmmm.... What can I do with leftover vodka sauce besides freezing it? Maybe a casserole with penne would be good with a bit of mozzarella thrown in? It's too good not to use it wisely. Any thoug...

00 flour... uses?

by Nyleve 3 months ago

So the soup kitchen where I volunteer gets random stuff. Now it's a bunch of bags of 00 flour - perfect for pizza, I know. But we're not making pizza anytime soon. Can I use this in other ways? For...

Sour cherries - how to use the excess of cherries our tree produces?

by mnsnow 4 months ago

Our cherry tree is happily producing quarts of cherries each day. We’re picking and pitting them but we need ideas for what to make with all of them. I’ve made many a cherry pie and tried a savari...

Cake Flour

by soccermom13 4 months ago

I have some cake flour that I need to use. Can anyone suggest a couple of recipe writers who use cake flour in their cookie and cake recipes? It seems like I often see recipes that call for cake ...

Gifted, frozen, quartered pig?

by terrylab 6 months ago

We've been gifted a total of 21# of new farmer first time pig meat. 2 smaller front legs, 2 larger hind legs, and a ?torso. We're predominantly vegetarian, but having a group of people come throu...

What to do with bell peppers?

by laredo 11 months ago

I have five red, yellow, and orange bell peppers that I need to use/freeze today. I bought them a couple of weeks ago without a specific use in mind. I would like to make a salad with some and fr...

What to do with a giant can of baked beans?

by GiddyUpGo 1 year ago

My husband likes to eat canned baked beans with the turkey pot pies I make in the wintertime. So, I ordered for curbside pickup what I thought was a pack of eight cans of baked beans ... what I end...

banana peppers - what to do with them all?

by alexajord 14 years ago

My banana pepper (sweet) plants are flourishing this year - I'm picking about a dozen peppers a day - pretty good for a handful of plants in my little container garden! There's just two of us an...

Too much Pork Butt...

by gutreactions 1 year ago

We prepared a 9 lb. pork butt this past week with the intention of bringing half to the kids. The plan did not materialize, so we were left with a lot of extra pulled pork. We're only 2 people. So ...

Ideas for Leftover Grilled Leg of Lamb

by twodales2 1 year ago

I'm pondering ideas for using up leftover grilled lamb. I was wondering if I could make Mongolian lamb with it or would it be too dry? Lamb pitas would be an easy solution. Lamb over hummus? ...

So much PANKO. Panko everywhere.

by thatswhatshemade 1 year ago

I accidentally ordered a massive quantity of Panko. I could open a Panko restaurant...all Panko. Does anyone have a recipe(s) that use quite a bit? I've fried everything in the freezer, and spri...

Using whole flaxseed

by lisaleira 1 year ago

Hello all! I have a bag of whole flaxseed, that I bought by mistake. I don’t have any type of grinder, and I can’t buy one, so I’m stuck with it whole. Are there any recipes are ways that I coul...

Ideas for cranberries?

by nuraman00 4 years ago

I bought 2 lbs. of cranberries from Costco. Other than making cranberry sauce, what are some other simple things I can do with them? I saw a recipe on the back of the bag for macaroons. Wh...

Pattypan ideas - help!

by GardenGirl16 1 year ago

Hello guys! I have got a big problem to cope with! My mother has grown many pattypans as she ordered some seeds ..and accidentally she ordered too many packages and we totally don't know what to do...