10 Ways to Reuse Your Thanksgiving Leftovers (That You Haven't Heard Of Yet)

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According to an American Farm Bureau survey, in 2008, the average Thanksgiving meal for a party of 10 cost $44.61 [source: American Farm Bureau]. To get the most out of your Thanksgiving budget, don't toss the leftovers, reuse them. Instead of simply reheating your leftovers for a second Thanksgiving dinner, getting creative can turn your leftovers into new family favorites. In this article, we'll look at specific dishes from your Thanksgiving meal and show you how to pair them with other ingredients to make new and innovative dishes.

First, let's take a look at the bird.