What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers: grilled cheese

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – With the refrigerator bursting with leftover holiday , the annual search for post-turkey day begins.

There is no need to reinvent the wheel to re-enjoy your Thanksgiving dishes. Janine Garilla, a sous chef at Feeding Chittenden, has a simple way to make the most of leftovers.

The Thanksgiving grilled cheese is simple. Start with your regular grilled cheese fixings, buttered bread and some cheese. From there the world is your oyster, pile on the leftovers of your choosing, then put on your other slice of bread. Garilla recommended it low and slow to get a well-cooked sandwich without burning the bread.

“Everybody pretty much knows make a grilled cheese and so we just improvise your Thanksgiving dinner into your grilled cheese,” said Garilla.


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