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Leftovers 3 ways make repurposing fun

Updated: Mar 22

Do you have some pork shoulder, maybe a pot roast, perhaps some other meat and sides just sitting in you refrigerator? Who in your house doesn't touch them? Here's a fun way to make them new again, and super tasty.


The Grilled Cheese with BBQ and Mac-n-Cheese


Bring the meat and the macaroni too room temp (do not microwave).

Choose a thickly sliced bread

Pick a cheese (preferably not processed cheese food)

Follow video for assembly and cooking.

Here's our post for making your own BBQ sauce:

Grilling Season is upon us. Rejoice and let's get things Fired Up! (thebeardedhomecook.com)


Mac-n-cheese Waffles


Bring the macaroni to room temp (do not microwave).

Spray waffle maker with cooking spray.

Add bacon, ham, or other breakfast meat to the waffle maker.

Add shredded cheese to the waffle maker.

Add the mac-n-cheese to the waffle maker.

Option - you can add shredded cheese to the top of the mac-n-cheese for extra crispy waffle.

Close and cook 5 minutes on medium heat. Check and continue cooking, as needed, to golden brown.

Serve with a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.

Here's our post for making the ultimate Mac-n-cheese:

Super Creamy version of a Childhood favorite: Mac-n-Cheese (thebeardedhomecook.com)



Wonton filling


Grate 1 tsp of fresh ginger.

White portions of 6 green onions.

2 cups of leftover meat.

1 TBSP fish sauce (add more to taste as needed).

Option - add 1/2 cup of chopped cabbage.

Pulse in a food processor to get to a minced consistency.

Check moisture to make sure it will hold shape but isn't wet.

Follow video for wonton assembly and cooking.


So now it's your turn, are you ready?

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Have fun and see you soon.

- The BHC Team






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