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Although some groceries can last quite a long time, milk can spoil easily and relatively quickly. If there’s still some milk left in the fridge and it’s not possible (or desirable) to drink it all in one sitting, these great recipes are sure to help you finish it.
Make yourself a fancy single serving of lasagna with porcini mushrooms and Italian sausage, or make as many as you need for a dinner party, customizing each for guests’ dietary needs.
There are many different types of cheeses that can be used to make potato gratin, but this recipe uses fontina cheese and adds onions and sage to give it even more flavor.
Combine leftover milk with the right amount of good quality ice cream and you can make the best vanilla milkshake you’ve ever tasted right at home.
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These sweet milk waffles are the perfect home-cooked meal, straight from a grandmother’s recipe box and perfect for any time of day.
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There are so many creative ways to serve eggs, and this recipe turns them into a casserole using milk, bacon, onions and English muffins before topping it off with an easy-to-make hollandaise sauce.
Grate your own cheese for this super gooey and creamy mac and cheese recipe that calls for a quart of milk.
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One of New Orleans’ most famous dishes, the beignet is basically a square doughnut without a hole, dusted in powdered sugar and served piping hot. These light and fluffy beignets are made with milk, buttermilk, flour, sugar, yeast and a little bit of baking soda and salt.
Ham and Gruyère crêpes are warm, old-fashioned crowd-pleasers that deserve to make a comeback, perfect for a French-inspired brunch.
You can make so many meals using just a cast-iron pan, including this cornbread that calls for jalapeños, green onions, corn, cheddar cheese and buttermilk that can easily be substituted with milk, according to the recipe.
It’s never a bad idea to practice making perfect cupcakes, and these vanilla cupcakes are a great recipe, complete with instructions on how to make your own buttercream.
There are many ingredients that go great with eggs, and this scrambled eggs recipe combines bacon and hash browns with eggs, milk and shredded cheese for a quick and easy breakfast.
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With a Tex-Mex twist from poblano chiles, tomato and onions, classic potatoes au gratin become one of the best potato dishes you’ll find anywhere.
If you’re just looking to enjoy some simple, easy-to-make waffles, this waffle recipe is the only one you’ll need, perfect when topped with some butter and warm syrup.
It’s important to be mindful and make some diet changes as you grow older, including eating more nuts. Pistachios are a good source of melatonin, potassium and dietary fiber — but maybe you can cheat a little by turning them into a nice and sweet ice cream.
Pastel de tres leches is a popular dessert throughout Latin America and is found on the menu at many top Mexican restaurants in the United States. The “tres leches,” or “three milks” used in this recipe used are whole milk, condensed milk and evaporated milk, with the cake being topped by Cool Whip and coconut flakes.
One great way of using up ingredients in your fridge and cabinets is by throwing them together for a fantastic casserole. This vegetarian-friendly recipe uses peas, carrots, onions, biscuit mix, cheddar cheese and cream of mushroom soup.
If you’re not sure whether to have cereal or French toast for breakfast, this recipe makes it so that you don’t have to choose. Using brioche bread, this French toast uses a lot of milk and is covered in cornflakes, cinnamon, nutmeg, bananas and strawberries. For another twist, throw it in an instant pot along with these other easy breakfast recipes.
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