Wow! I can't believe it's time for Foodie Penpals reveal day again. Can I just say how much fun I've had doing this over the last four months? I love picking out what to send to my penpal, but I'd be lying if I didn't say the best part is getting a box of goodies from a different part of the country every month. If you're interested in participating or learning more, head over to the Lean Green Bean.
This month's box was courtesy of Leigh Ann in Florida, a/k/a the state with the climate least like the one I inhabit. Imagine my delight when I opened up my box and saw these:
A gorgeous ripe avocado (no, a slimcado, which is apparently an avocado with less fat) and a Florida orange. I can't tell you how ripe, colorful produce in the middle of our long spell of 10-as-a-high weather makes me feel. The orange juice and zest went into the Thanksgiving bread pudding (really), and David devoured that avocado in sandwiches.
Thanks, Leigh Ann, for the fabulous treats!
On another note, is anyone else still working on their Thanksgiving leftovers? We've turned the turkey carcass into broth and made turkey udon soup, and tonight I'm trying a recipe I saw on another website: leftover cranberry sauce and brie panini with coarse mustard. It sounds pretty fabulous to me--will report back next week on the results.
Which leads me to this question: what is the most creative thing you've made out of Thanksgiving leftovers?