I know it's Christmas morning and hopefully everyone has survived so far. And if you're lucky enough to have children and grandchildren to watch unwrap their presents, you're dealing with bits and pieces of wrapping paper all over the place.
I know it, you'll be picking up those pieces of paper for days, and days.
It's worth it in the end.
Whether you had your big meal last night or are having it today, you will probably be dealing with leftovers.
I love leftovers.
You can make so many wonderful dishes from them.
Let me show you a few of my ideas.
I brined a turkey last weekend and cooked it for Tapas. There wasn't much meat left, but I had the bones and the veggies I'd put in the cavity of the bird to cook.
Browning the bones adds so much more flavour to the finished stock.
And then there is the ham I made last night for dinner. We had a few people over, and I made a ham,
I'm still full.
I do need to pat my self and Publix grocery store on the back though. I finally (yes, finally), made a moist, tender, delicious ham.
After all these years, I made a totally edible ham. And now we can eat ham for the next week or two, but that's OK, we like ham.
I see a nice split pea soup in my future, maybe some Brunede Kartoffler med Skinke (sugar browned potatoes with ham), or some collard greens and ham.
But for starters, I think some Ham and Eggs for breakfast is in order.
I'll let you know.
In the meantime...
Merry Christmas from my house to yours.