You can only make so many turkey sandos before polishing off the remains of your feast becomes as tedious as
watching your Mom making it, so next-level your next-day grub by printing these amazing recipes from top-notch local chefs.
Cathy Whims, Nostrana
While the thing the Italians are most thankful for now is that they aren't Greeks, you can be thankful the Beard-nominated chef behind SE Portland's go-to Boot-food joint has leveraged her Italian knowledge to bring you this easy, cheesy, meaty, masher-based savory "cake".
Hit the recipe and believe that potatoes could ride Vespas
Leftover Turkey Buffins
Alex Neely, Cooking For A**holes Blog
Taking some time off from teaching cooking skills to a popular way to trap donkeys, Neely hooked up these ridiculously simple, whacked-out T-Day biscuits/ muffins, which’re as awesome as you'd expect from the most hilariously abrasive dude in culinary education (suck it, Ramsay).
You'll have a "buffin" top after clicking the link and making these
Fried Thanksgiving Dinner
Gregory Gourdet, Departure
While PDX's only rooftop bar is known for Asian cuisine, downtown hotties, and an interior by the dude who did Optimus Prime's summer home, the kitchen is helmed by a guy whose love of marathoning is only matched by his love of frying stuff; in this case, your leftovers.
Make these fried leftover patties and add them to the sandwich of your dreams
Red Eye Cocktail
Ryan Bleibtrey, The Original
The cats from Downtown's Dinerant combined everyone’s favorite part of Thanksgiving not called “when aunt Julie has too much port and starts talking about how she had sex on the couches we’re sitting on” (gravy) with booze and bacon to make the best morning-after cure ever.
Make it right now, decide for yourself if you tell your friends it has gravy in it