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Global Recipes for Thanksgiving Leftovers
There's nothing finer than a turkey-and-stuffing sandwich. But when that's been munched, turn to turkey with hominy and Mexican
spice, or cranberry and Champagne.
Photo: John Autry, Recipes by Maureen Callahan
New Ways to Use Your Thanksgiving Leftovers
Thanksgiving dinner is nearly as treasured for its leftovers as for the feast itself. In fact, wise cooks cook with the goal
of having lots of leftovers left over. The first round of dishes are DIY treats that kids or visitors can fish out of the
fridge themselves. But then the cook recovers her or his energy and, staring at a bowl of cold spuds, remembers a wonderful
British pub dish called Cottage Pie, based on humble mash. Or recalls the shredded turkey in a spicy Mexican posole from a
vacation long ago. Thanksgiving leftovers, being in the best way rather basic foods, lend themselves to internationally inspired
twists. Here we dish up more than a half-dozen delicious, playful uses for those precious Turkey Day leftovers.