Archive for Leftovers

Punky Pesto Pasta Party!

And now we have for you another Punky specialty!  Punky in its simplicity, Punky in its colorful fashion sense, and Punky in its POW flavor.  No need to stage dive to get your kicks here, just try my Punky Pesto Pasta Party!

My taste buds think it's gorgeous too...

My taste buds think it's gorgeous too...

Oh yes, this whole thing takes about twenty minutes – just the length of time you need to make spaghetti.  And it’s so pretty pretty and tasty tasty!  Savory pesto, smoky crunchy walnuts, sharp Parmesan, sweet tomatoes, and salty calamata olives – AND you can look at this pasta on your table and say, “You know, dahling, yooou look MAHVELOUS.”  This recipe is great for big groups or small intimate dins with PLENTY of leftovers.  And hey – it tastes just as good cold, so it’s a pasta and a pasta SALAD all-in-one!  Come with me… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Luxury of Leftovers – Red Pepper Basil Penang Curry

This is actually a special Easter/Passover post, because after all that cooking, you are TIRED, man.  You want to eat without any more FUSS.  So here we have a special LEFTOVERS entry to help put on your creative brain and “spice up” something you already have around. But just to be punky and annoying, I’m not doing it with anything you would’ve made for Easter or Passover – I’m using some Thai Curry I had instead.  Ha HAH!  But it’s the same idea – add “B” and “C” to “A” and you get “D”elicious!  (Did I just lose you?)  Anyway, with this in mind, witness Red Pepper Basil Penang Curry!

WOW!  YOU made that?  No, actually, I didn't, so there.

WOW! YOU made that? No, actually, I assembled it. So there.

Yeah, so this one doesn’t even really have a recipe, more of a story actually.  Basically, I love the Penang Curry with Tofu at my fave Thai place in Hollywood, Torung.  (Click on that link to read the F.O.O.D. entry in my other blog, Saminating Shabermurs, all about the wonders of Torung, and other cheap places where I love to eat.)  (F.O.O.D. stands for Favorite Offbeat Offordable Dineries.)

Anyway, after some good BYOB wine, and some fresh spring rolls, I wasn’t hungry enough to eat the whole Penang dish, so I took home the LEFTOVERS and got ready to eat them the next day for lunch.  And it was THEN, that I got an idea… Read the rest of this entry »

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