These easy recipes are a great way to use any leftover turkey, ham or breads. We love having leftovers every year to make new recipes for our family.  The hot brown is a favorite with us and it’s a Kentucky recipe. This list includes mashed potatoes, rolls, ham and much more. Enjoy and share this list with your friends.  

Kentucky Hot Brown

This Kentucky Hot Brown was made legendary in Louisville, KY at the Brown Hotel. It's made with texas toast, turkey , bacon and a delicious sauce. You can also use ham. You can make individual hot browns the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter and it's a real treat!

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Ham and Swiss Sliders

These Ham Sliders are on a few ingredients and you can switch out the ham for turkey and have a delicious treat. You can even use a different cheese and these would make a great appetizer for watching the game after the big day!

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Easy Chicken and Dumplings

How about Turkey and Dumplings! Easy switch and a delicious way to enjoy leftover turkey! You can make this really easy and we include flat and drop dumplings in the recipe.

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Mashed Potato Biscuits

If you have leftover mashed potatoes these are so easy to make and delicious! Wonderful for the weekend after the holidays, slathered in butter and honey. Start the day with delicious biscuits!

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Fried Potato Cakes

These fried potato cakes are easy to make and are delicious dipped in sour cream! Great appetizer to enjoy on game day after Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter etc! Add these to your recipe list.

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Kentucky Bread Pudding with Bourbon Sauce

Leftover rolls, etc? Here you go! Make this delicious dessert and it comes together really quickly. You can leave out the bourbon if you're not a fan.

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

Use turkey instead of chicken in this super simple casserole. It has great reviews and its super easy to make.

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Best Chicken Salad

This chicken salad recipe is just as delicious using turkey! Have leftover rolls make little sandwiches for the next day.

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Chicken Pot Pie

This is a super easy pot pie to make and you can use turkey for a real treat. Great to enjoy over the holiday weekend and wonderful comfort food.

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Crock Pot Ham Sandwiches

If you made ham this year for the holidays you can easily make these crock pot ham sandwiches. They have a wonderful taste and great on any leftover rolls

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Best Ever Ham Salad

This Ham Salad is a classic for a reason! Great to make with leftover ham and if you have any leftover rolls you are all set.

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Cheesy Garlic Ham Biscuits

These biscuits come together quickly and are a real treat. Great way to use leftover ham and always a hit.

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Ham and Dumplings

This recipe is wonderful comfort food on a cold day. We love to make this delicious recipe when we have leftover ham, just add some cornbread for a great meal.

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Hi, I’m Mohamed. I share delicious recipes that I have cooked and loved. I’ve been food blogging for over 10 years and have a Diploma in Nutrition. You will find many healthy recipes as well as my favourite comfort food on the blog because I believe in a balanced diet.

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