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...

What the heck do I do with smoked oysters?!

by punkgrrl25 5 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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...

What to do with over-salted baked beans?

by sunshiner1977 6 months ago

I tried to make this Serious Eats recipe for a potluck. Because I was serving 25, I doubled it, and it turned out insanely salty. I added three cans of northern white beans to try to dilute the sal...

Any use for mango pits?

by kermit 9 years ago

I love mangoes and consider it such a shame that there's always some fruit left on the pit despite my best efforts to remove all of it. Have any folks found a use to cook with mango pits to flavor ...

how can i use up lots of radishes?

by diesel 10 years ago

Hi, I have a ton of beauty heart radishes in my fridge from my CSA - OK, not a ton, but about 5 pounds. No, I am not kidding. My husband and I like them in salads OK, but we're getting sick o...

What to do with a pound of pea shoots?

by Arlo48 7 months ago

I was given a large bag of hydroponic pea shoots. Eating them raw is not an option, although I’m sure that’s what’s most healthy. Can they be used in a soup, much like spinach? Any other ideas how ...

Whole Deli Corned Beef

by andrea1691 8 months ago

So I just bought a 8lb whole deli corned beef. This is what the deli would slice for lunchmeat. I got the whole thi g for $5 and really don't know what to do with all of it. It expires soon, so obv...

Recipes for mustard seeds or mustard seed uses?

by mushroomaffairs 8 months ago

I was given a giant jar of whitish yellow mustard seeds, so far I've just treated them like any other nut or seed and sprinkled them over dishes. They look very pretty on salads but unless I'm bit...

Sprouts - How do you use them?

by tcamp 9 months ago

Spouse brought home a seed sprouter and now there are lots of sprouts in my kitchen needing to be used up. Aside from adding to salads, I'm at a loss as to what to do with them. I prefer bigger see...