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Thanksgiving, the Sequel: Making the Most of Leftovers

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by Kassel K
The date: Friday after Thanksgiving
The time: 7:00 a.m.
The scene: You awaken from a long night of coma-like, turkey-induced sleep. Your heart is still warm from yesterday's idyllic family feast around the Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings. And you breathe a sigh of relief that all the hard work—planning, shopping, peeling, chopping, stuffing, stirring, baking, basting, serving, cleaning—is done.
The problem: You hear noise from downstairs. A toilet flushes, the kitchen cabinets and refrigerator are opened and closed, your grandson is pounding on his drum... they are still here!? And they're still hungry! Ugh. You pull the covers over your head.
The solution: Liven up your leftovers. Here is how:

Leftovers Get a Makeover

Anyone can make a turkey sandwich (not that there is anything wrong with turkey sandwiches), but with a little creativity and minimal labor, you can easily prepare "the day after" meals to rival those you served on turkey day.