12 Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes More Delicious Than the Original Meal

Liz Alterman | Nov 24, 2014 Food & Party

Thanksgiving leftover recipes

After days or possibly weeks of preparation, Thanksgiving dinner is often devoured in the blink of an eye. Depending on how much food you've made, you can find yourself staring at what looks like months' worth of leftovers. Sure, everyone loves a turkey sandwich on Black Friday, but what else can do you with those mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and extra green beans?

We found some mouth-watering alternatives that will not only put your turkey day surplus to good use, but will also wow your guests and have them marveling at your resourcefulness and innovation. (You're welcome!)

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