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Suzanne Lehrer

Suzanne Lehrer

  • Location: NY, NY

Make-Ahead Turkey and Egg Strata

In thinking about make-ahead Thanksgiving and holiday leftovers, a strata is a veritable no-brainer. Once the dinner plates have been cleared, you can assemble this in 5 minutes flat. The following day, you'll have brunch waiting in your fridge ready to be baked off—once everyone's appetite has returned. More

Make-Ahead Detox Turkey Soup

After hors d'oeuvres, appetizers, first, seconds, thirds, probably a midnight snack, and leftover pie for breakfast, chances are you may be craving some clean eating after Thanksgiving. This soup creates a lot of flavor in a short period of time, using ingredients most likely already purchased for the holiday. More

Make-Ahead Turkey Waldorf Salad With Fennel, Roasted Grapes, and Spicy Walnuts

If you think Waldorf salad connotes American culinary relic, a dish best forgotten alongside jellied salads, then this fresh take will forever change your mind. In lieu of sliced raw celery, I added fennel and chopped fronds for crunch and flavor, and toasted the walnuts with a quick homemade spice mix of cumin, paprika and cayenne for some kick. My favorite part of this dish is the roasted red grapes—alongside fresh green ones. More

Lunch Box: Make-Ahead Marinated Cucumber Salad with Radishes, Dill, and Shrimp

Cucumbers and radishes are the perfect, refreshing candidates for a salad that can improve while sitting in dressing overnight. The tangy, shallot vinaigrette I used as a marinade—just shallots, apple cider vinegar, olive oil and a big pinch of salt—is my go-to, and it never lets me down. With the addition of shrimp, briefly sautéed in Old Bay, it makes a quick and easy lunch to take on the go. More

Make-Ahead Spring Vegetable Soup with Pesto

If your office is anything like mine, which is to say, offensively freezing given the calendar date, then you likely share my affinity for soup in warm weather. Leeks, fennel, peas and spring onions make this something of a spring vegetable kitchen sink soup, so you can feel like spring while shivering at your desk. More

Lunch Box: Make-Ahead Radish Fattoush Salad

If fattoush salad is not in your regular culinary vocabulary, add it now. This Mediterranean bread salad is crunchy, fresh, colorful, and, like most good Mediterranean foods, stunningly good in its simplicity. While fattoush almost always has cucumbers, tomatoes, herbs, and pita, there are tons of variations out there that can be easily guided by what's in your fridge. More

Lunch Box: Make-Ahead Marinated Cucumber Salad with Radishes, Dill, and Shrimp

sorry about that! just added it in above. thanks for pointing that out!

Make-Ahead Zucchini and Roasted Potato Puttanesca

Absolutely! Sounds delicious.

Make-Ahead Peanut Soba Noodles with Tofu and Pickled Bean Sprouts

HilaryRN This dish can be served immediately at room temperature, or the next day, cold or reheated. The warm water in the sauce doesn't make it hot, it just helps to break up the peanut butter so it blends better.
Enjoy!

Make-Ahead Miso Lemongrass Soup with Mushroom Dumplings

soyday not at all, I used sweet yellow miso (mild) for this recipe. Hope you enjoy!

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