Tortilla soup today, Enchiladas tomorrow | How to do leftovers.

Tortilla soup today, Enchiladas tomorrow | How to do leftovers.

Nextovers are when you make something basic and add different twists on it for each day you eat it. This tortilla soup is a perfect nextover contender because it’s blended smooth and although it’s flavourful, it’s also fairly flexible in its flavour profile. It can be taken a few different directions. Here we’re turning tortilla soup into enchilada sauce with easy next-day enchiladas.

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The Skillet Salad - A Dinnertime Strategy

The Skillet Salad - A Dinnertime Strategy

The beauty behind the skillet salad is that the residual heat from a skillet, combined with the hot stuff you cooked in it give the more traditional leafy elements of the salad a chance to get just a little bit warm and (yes) even slightly wilted in the heat. The result is a more succulent leaf. It makes the greens a bit juicier, rather than straight up crunchy. If you’re weird about wilted greens (and I am with you in certain situations), go with a leaf that is acceptable to you in either it’s raw OR cooked form. Something like Kale, Escarole or mustard greens). If you’re one of those people who like two hour old Caesar Salad, and I know you’re out there - you’re going to LOVE this.

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