What To Do With The Bird
Don’t just throw leftovers in the fridge. Steve Smith, michelinstarred head chef of Bohemia in Jersey, offers a few tips 1 Have a game plan decide what you’re going to do with your turkey before you hit food coma stage. do you want the meat for sandwiches? do you want the bones to make soup or stock? Your plans dictate how you take it apart. 2 Don’t wait – take it apart right after Dinner dealing with it straight away means it’ll take up less space in the fridge. put the meat into two separate piles: white meat for sandwiches and dark meat for cooking other dishes. 3 take Stock put the bones and any leftover veg in a pan, cover with an inch of cold water and bring to a gentle simmer. Leave for three hours, then strain into an airtight container. It will keep for 2-3 days in the fridge or up to three months in the freezer.