Acclaimed Chef Masaharu Morimoto, perhaps best known as the star of Iron Chef and Iron Chef America, is known throughout the world for his seamless integration of Western and Japanese ingredients and techniques. This Thanksgiving, he has some great tips and recipes for how to utilize your leftover ingredients to create a delicious, next-day dish:
“Use your leftover ingredients and incorporate unique and interesting additions to make the dish seem exciting and new,” says Chef Morimoto.
For his leftover recipe, he recommends Mashed Potato Soup with wasabi and chives. This dish uses the leftover potatoes that you already have for Thanksgiving dinner, and incorporates new, Asian ingredients to keep guests excited about the dish.