Douglas Milewski (dacuteturtle) wrote,
Douglas Milewski

Improvising with Leftovers

Due to the strong possibility of rain coming through (and its failure to actually show up), we postponed our pool side picnic. That left Jenny flat-footed while needing to plant seeds. So, I took on dinner. My challenge was an assortment of stuff.

Oh, yeah, improvising. I missed you, improvising.

So, I made fried rice, tossed in a few stray spaghetti noodles, chopped stale peanuts, onions, scallions, cabbage, and tai fish sauce. Add an egg and some aging egg yolks, and we had a dinner. It worked, too.

I love leftover based cooking. It's like a crossword puzzle, only you get to eat your victory at the end.

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