Thanksgiving Leftovers: The Tur-keys to Success

One night’s feast can easily turn into the next day’s beast when leftovers become unmanageable. Assuming your delectable dinner is too good to ditch, even after the guests leave, here are our tips on what to do with Thanksgiving leftovers.

If you’re still debating where to get your turkey, check out some popular neighborhood spots: in Fleishers, Park Slope Food Coop and Union Market.


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This may seem like a no-brainer. Simply throw in the whole leftover turkey carcass into the pot to make broth for the next-day soup. Additions to the soup include holiday staples like sweet potato, green beans and thyme.


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Indulge too much on Thanksgiving? Use leftover white meat turkey and small amounts of bacon and blue cheese for this healthy turkey-cobb pita sandwich. For the dressing, say nay-o to the mayo by replacing it 2 tablespoons of olive oil. You’ll be saving 74 calories and 8 grams per sandwich!


151124 - banh miMore for (Banh) Mi too!

Transform your Thanksgiving tid bits from dated to delicious. The American festive twist on this Vietnamese baguette involves leftover turkey, mayonnaise, Asian chilli sauce, cucumber, carrot and fresh cilantro. For those with a haste for heat, ramp it up with fresh jalapenos.


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