Because leftovers are the only thing more prevalent on Thanksgiving than passed-out uncles taking up all the quality futon space, here's a list of recipes from McCrossen's Townsend Wentz (food) and Firecreek's Andy Herbert (drink) that'll take those Tupperware'd goodies to the extreme. Remember to click for full recipes.
Next-Day Eggs Benedict
Fill up the following morning by creating some stuffing patties and covering them with thin-sliced bird, gravy, hollandaise, and poached eggs, or just ones you didn’t violate international conservation and wildlife management laws to procure.
You could be making breakfast now, so grab the full recipe
Turkey Shepherd's Pie
Because Alan Shepard's Pie is just an old lemon meringue that's fiercely protected by the ex-astronaut, go with this one instead, which mixes bird, veggies, and gravy underneath a layer of crispy-tipped mashed potatoes.
Who doesn't love pie? Who doesn't love pie recipes?!
Cranberry Panna Cotta
You've just gotta bring cream, sugar, and cranberry sauce to a low simmer before adding gelatin to create an Italian-esque Jell-O, which in Italian translates to Jell-O-O.
Well, you've clicked all the others; might as well get this recipe, too
To stay properly fueled for these cooking adventures, this cocktail takes your leftover pumpkin pie and boozes it up with two different rums before topping things with ginger ale, or what Conan refers to as "my beer, dammit".
You're not Johnny Depp, the rum isn't gone. Make a couple!