RE­MAIN­ING DELIGHTS

THE BIG DAY MIGHT BE OVER, BUT THAT’S NO REA­SON FOR THE DELICIOUS LEFT­OVERS TO BE SIT­TING IDLE. WE SHARE SOME CRE­ATIVE WAYS TO MAKE THE MOST OF THOSE MEM­O­RABLE MORSELS

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Put your Christ­mas left­overs to good use

The presents have been un­wrapped and the al­co­hol re­serves plun­dered; the dish­washer is full and the re­cy­cling bin is over­flow­ing. But the chances are your fridge is still packed, as half-eaten pud­dings jos­tle for space with plas­tic tubs of veg­eta­bles and slices of cooked meat. No mat­ter how hun­gry the hoards are on De­cem­ber 25, most of us find our­selves con­tem­plat­ing a moun­tain of left­over food when Box­ing Day rolls around. If you can’t face an­other year of Dad’s tur­key soup and strug­gle to get ex­cited about Nan’s Christ­mas cake tri­fle, read on for some in­no­va­tive ideas to use up your fes­tive re­mains. And there’s not a ham sand­wich in sight...

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