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Old 11-12-2018, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default do you like leftovers?

I do. whether its reheating outright, repurposing into a new dish or vac seal and freezing leftovers are a way of life for me. i know quite a few people who dont mess with leftovers. i cook extra just for that purpose.

how do you feel about leftovers? do you ever cook extra so you kind freeze it for later?
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Old 11-12-2018, 01:55 PM   #2
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Yes, I eat leftovers all the time.

Comes in handy when you don't feel like firing up the smoker.
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Old 11-12-2018, 01:56 PM   #3
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Only brisket leftovers
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Old 11-12-2018, 01:58 PM   #4
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Its not leftovers if you plan to use it for different meals.
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how do you feel about leftovers? do you ever cook extra so you kind freeze it for later?
I think that my BBQ tastes BETTER as leftovers. Maybe it is because the smoke on cook day de-sensitizes my sense of taste or something -- I dunno. I use the vacuum seal bags extensively and freeze stuff for later.

The kids have moved out and it is just me and the wifey now, so most any overnight cook produces more food than we can handle anyway. Got the big freezer in the garage...

I will cure and smoke pork bellies two at a time for home-made bacon -- and that will last us quite a while, except for around the holidays when I give much of it away to family.
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Old 11-12-2018, 02:02 PM   #6
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Love them. I always cook extra. Do a lot of meal prep, and make my own freezer meals. Makes eating good, during the work week much easier. Saves a lot of money, because you don't have to eat that crappy fast food burger, when you are driving home.
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Im getting better at eating/using leftovers. There was a time where i just wanted to cook and barely eat it. I was cutting briskets in half so i could cook it twice. Threw a lot of meat out. Now i really make an effort to try to get it all eaten. I've even been freezing some.

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I like leftovers, but only for about 3 days in a row max, then I need to change it up.
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Yes, I like leftovers, but....

I usually cook two big briskets instead of one. The office ladies where my wife works will gladly pay for the leftovers. I tend to get a couple meals for free. :)
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Takes the same amount of time to prep larger pieces of meat as it does smaller, big pot of chili, the same. If I've got the kettle going, might as well fill it up to put some in the freezer. Things like a leg of lamb would never be cooked for just the wife and I, if I didn't plan for leftovers. Like some said, BBQ is better the next day, anyways.
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Old 11-12-2018, 02:12 PM   #11
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We do a good job with cooking one meal at a time thanks to the foodsaver. I portion out 2 chicken breasts, two pieces of salmon, etc. My wife doesn't like eating the same thing on consecutive days, so if there are leftovers its usually on me to take to work or something. I do like leftovers, but after a couple meals of the same it's time to move on or repurpose. Only time we'll make things to purposely have leftovers is chilis, stews, etc. Then I can vac seal and freeze for another dinner down the road.
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Old 11-12-2018, 02:16 PM   #12
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My favorite leftovers time of year is coming up! I very rarely eat pasta, but man I look forward to some kitchen sink turkey tetrazzini every year. Mouth is watering now just thinking about that stuff. My lovely wife makes a great one!
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Pulled Pork always. It reheats wonderfully. But not much else.
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I love left overs Cook a lot and have a lot left- definitely worth it
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almost as much as the first time

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