How to Use Up

Pickle Juice Beyond Shots: Creative Ways to Use Your Leftover Pickle Brine

Once you finish a jar of pickles, what do you do with the abundance of tangy, salty brine left behind? If you're like most people, the probable answer is: throw it down the sink and toss (maybe recycle...

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

by small h 21 days 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 9 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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...

Bought too much food and groceries, need help on how to deal with it

by cgxy96 5 months ago

Hi, its summer here in Sydney and I have way too much food in my fridge. The weather is getting too hot so I do my cooking at night but forget about it only to end up eating out all the time after ...

What to do with arctic surf clams?

by LookingBusy 5 months ago

I have a box of frozen arctic surf clams in the freezer that I don't want to go to waste. I used them in place of conch in a recipe once but found them too chewy. Does anyone have any ideas on wh...

Too much of a good thing (standing rib roast)

by CookingChemicalEngineer 6 months ago

Hi All - I bought a whole rib roast (think it was 19 pounds). After making an ~ 8 pound roast, I had several large bone-in steaks (+ 2 pounds each) and some non-bone meat. We've eaten the roast...

Cooked squash questions....

by DonnaMarieNJ 5 months ago

I have several pounds of cut up squash (sugar pumpkin and carnival squash) that has been roasted with oil, salt and pepper. What should I do with it BESIDES make a pie? I was thinking savory to s...

Pork stew meat, what to do with it?

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by iL Divo 6 months ago

TIA - I bought a pkg of ‘like’ beef stew meat only pork & smaller cuts. Took it out of freezer this morning to thaw for dinner. What to do with this I have no clue, any help appreciated. Guess I co...

S-ton of Elk

by mdp5 6 months ago

Ok y’all I searched and a lot of the discussions are rather old. Has anything done anything interesting with it lately? This was shot on my bf’s ranch and at the meat market straightaway. We have b...

What would you do with 4 pounds ground lamb with a use by date 2 days away?

by Shrinkrap 8 months ago

Or maybe it was a sell-by date. Anyway, I was looking for a deal at my local Albertson’s, as there is usually something I am happy to experiment with. And sure enough! Also got some boneless ski...

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...