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30 Ways To Use Leftover Pulled Pork

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So you made pulled pork or have leftovers from a restaurant. Now what? This post has 30 recipes for that leftover pulled pork! I have breakfast and brunch, appetizers, nachos, pizza, soup, main dishes, and sides included.

Quick Tomato Soup

Bowl of tomato soup with croutons

A quick and easy homemade classic that can be made entirely with ingredients from your pantry. Unlike its canned counterpart, it has way less sodium and no added sugars. I’ve finally jumped on the “What can I make entirely from my pantry during COVID-19 isolation?” bandwagon. I’ll still continue posting normal recipes, but you’ve probably

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20 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes

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Don’t have pasta sauce in your pantry? You can make some with these 20 homemade pasta sauce recipes. Most of these recipes are quick and easy. Many can be made in the Instant Pot or slow cooker, and there’s even a recipe for the air fryer!

The Ultimate List of Homemade Pantry and Fridge Staples

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This is the second post in my series of how to make things you’d normally buy at the store. The last post was all about bread (20 Homemade Bread Recipes). This one focuses on things you’d normally have in your pantry or fridge. Homemade butter is easier than you think. Recipe calls for cream of

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Pulled Pork Tortilla Soup {Slow Cooker or Stovetop}

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A hearty, smoky, mildly spicy soup that can be made in the slow cooker or on the stovetop in a dutch oven or large pot. A great way to use leftover pulled pork!

All-Purpose Homemade Dough

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This dough is one of the most versatile I’ve ever used. It can be used for rolls, pizza crust, stromboli or calzone crust, pot pies, and more. My boyfriend is the one who originally started to experiment with this recipe. He says it’s the closest thing he’s been able to make to butter rolls his

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

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This homemade taco seasoning is easy to make with spices you might already have in your pantry. Save money by making taco seasoning at home!

Simple Chili (for low-budget food challenge)

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One of the meals I made to last most of the week for the low-budget food challenge was a simple chili. I was surprised I was able to pull this off without my usual poblano and jalapeno peppers, among other ingredients. This isn’t the best chili I’ve made, but it tasted good and it was

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