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...

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

by MidwesternerTT 2 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 ...

What to do with bell peppers?

by laredo 5 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 7 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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 3 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 11 months 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...

What the heck do I do with smoked oysters?!

by punkgrrl25 7 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...

Lots and Lots of Oysters

by Querencia 12 months ago

I am just posting this to break everybody's heart. I have an extended family member who is a waterman (commercial fisherman) on Chesapeake Bay sailing out of St Michael's where he lives. During the...

Orphans in the 'Rona Kitchen

by tcamp 12 months ago

Although there are days that I tire of cooking for the crowds, one fun aspect of the lock-in has been digging deep into the cupboards and freezer to use up stored treasures. But I'm currently stump...

Fresh raspberry baking ideas - without oatmeal

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by almond tree 12 months ago

Just bought about 3 cups of fresh organic raspberries on special and would like to bake them into a (non-dairy) dessert, possibly a crumble. I have NO oatmeal and NO cornstarch, which play a role i...

Ground Ham

by Querencia 1 year ago

Chowhound has a good article up on things to do with leftover ham, timely this Easter week, but (unbelievable!) it doesn't mention Ground Ham. That is its old name in our family but nowadays we do...

WTD with key lime curd (out of the box)

by Scott_R 1 year ago

Someone gave me a jar of Williams Sonoma Key Lime Curd (10 oz--about a cup). The problem is, this isn't something I'd really use, especially how suggested on the jar ("spoon over muffins and toa...

What to do with kraft Swiss cheese singles?

by ksmetamaid 1 year ago

A well-meaning person helped us with our shopping and brought us some Kraft Swiss cheese singles instead of real Swiss cheese slices. They are dreadful!! Any suggestions on how to use them so the...

Sweetened shredded coconut

by LeJazzHot 1 year ago

I asked a friend to pick up some shredded coconut for me. I was expecting 200g, got a huge kilo bag. Any suggestions on something that will freeze well? Or can I just freeze the coconut?