How to Use Up

Get 'Cherried' Away: 8 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...

banana peppers - what to do with them all?

by alexajord 12 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...

What can I use Barley Malt for?

by whm1974 14 days ago

Now I know you can using Malt for other things other then brewing such as a sweetener, but I have wondering about anything else it could be used for. As a flavoring for bagels I've read about b...

Bumper crop of alfalfa sprouts. Ideas?

by zgirl8 1 month ago

I just grew a batch of alfalfa sprouts, and ended up with WAY more than I intended. One heaping Tbsp of seeds gave me 2 5"x7" trays packed with little green beauties! Other than sandwiches, what is...

Eggs galore

by sosayi 1 year ago

Let's say your CSA keeps giving you eggs. And you're drowning in them.... ideas? Favorite ways to use up lots of eggs? Baking or savory ideas... anything would be much appreciated! I'm feeling...

What to do with smoked beer?

by LookingBusy 3 months ago

My husband ended up buying this VERY smokey beer - which both of us normally enjoy - but the smoke flavour is just way too strong to drink an entire bottle. We have 3-4 bottles of it left. Any id...

Ideas for cranberries?

by nuraman00 2 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...

Hazelnut desserts

by tweetie 4 months ago

got a bunch and now must bake! do you have a favorite recipe to share?

What the heck do I do with smoked oysters?!

by punkgrrl25 6 years ago

My mother in law was staying with us over the holidays and after she left I discovered that I am now the proud owner of a can of smoked oysters. For Christmas Eve she put them out in a bowl with cr...

Red Chili Peppers

by JerkPork 7 months ago

I have a bunch growing on my plant, I typically freeze them whole. Any other ideas on what to do with them?

Firm up cooked polenta?

by annaesm 7 months ago

I have some polenta that my MIL made. I'm not sure what ratio of water to cornmeal she used, but it's quite soft when cold. I wanted to make this recipe, but I fear it's too soft and won't pan-fry ...

Shredded Wheat

by crn 8 months ago

After I finish the squares of shredded wheat I always have (in the bottom of the box) a lot of shredded wheat crumbs. Can I use them for something (instead of throwing them away)?

What do you do with "Hot Dog Water"?

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

You know, the water that you use to boil hot dogs (assuming you boil them)? Seems like such a waste to just dump it. I'm thinking Hot Dog Water might be good for making oatmeal, grits, or eve...

Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it?

by Kestrim 8 months ago

I have a large jar of diced red peppers. It does not say roasted, so I guess it is unroasted red peppers. The ingredients are red peppers, water, acetic acid, sugar, and salt. Does anyone hav...

Help me use ginger cookie crumbs

by tweetie 8 months ago

Multitasking, I left out the baking soda from my ginger cookies. The resulting hockey pucks taste fine but I cannot pass on to the intended recipient. I suffer from " I cannot waste this and must...

Halibut or salmon collars... recipes/preparation ideas?

by wabi 8 months ago

Every year I go to Alaska to fish for a week, and end up bringing home about 100 lbs of processed fish. This last year I brought home a bunch of salmon and halibut collars as I did not want that...

Please help me re-purpose some not-great ricotta dumpling dough

by small h 9 months ago

I made a New York Times recipe for ricotta dumplings - 1 egg, 1 c ricotta, 1/3 c flour - that turned out less than stellar. I've got about half the un-boiled dough left (I decided to cut my losses)...

Giant can of San Marzano tomatoes

by kikiriki85 10 months ago

What should I do with it?? It's almost 2.85l and I would really prefer to cook it all in one shot and freeze. We are 2 adults, a somewhat picky toddler and a baby. Bolognese sauce is the only thing...

Your ideas for using up 3 bean salad

by letsindulge 10 months ago

Other than a salad topper, any creative ideas for using up jars of 3 bean salad? Advanced thanks for your inputs.

Leftover Cornish game hen meat - any "Go To!" low carb casseroles?

by CookingChemicalEngineer 10 months ago

Hi all - I made 10 Cornish game hens today and have about 3 pounds of leftover meat picked off the bones (half of which are in the instant pot becoming broth). I find myself in a carbolicious st...