We wait all year for the holidays. Colourful decorations and lights add whimsy to our everyday lives. The supermarket buzzes with the excitement of the New York Stock Exchange with masses fighting for a spot near the glass of the service counter, a clerk calling out #97…. #97? and a hand holding a little yellow ticket bouncing among the crowd Here! Over here!
Then, it’s over in a snap and we have to wait a whole year again. Fortunately, most of us have enough leftover food to feed a family of bears and keep the holidays around for a few more days. But, turkey, gravy, stuffing have made their second appearance since Thanksgiving and you’re probably cranberried out by now.
Ditch all the usual leftover recipes for something with a French accent. Creamy mushroom soup, Dijon mustard and fresh tarragon transform roasted turkey into a cozy, rustic casserole while you watch A Christmas Story for the 57th time with your sweetie. Shredded parmesan turns leftover stuffing into a crispy topping and the already-cooked meat cuts baking time in half.
3 Tb whole-grain mustard
Make the holidays linger with this rustic dish and Christmas will be back before you know it.