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 to do with smoked beer?

by LookingBusy 3 days 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 2 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 10 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 9 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 ...