Christmas Leftovers #BoxingDay


Christmas Dinner in all its glory!

You wash, you peel, you cook
The turkey needs a look.
You baste and carve then eat,
A huge and filling feast!

So much leftover! What can you do?
That 14 person turkey decision you rue!
Boxing day dinner sorted, that’s fine.
A nice big pie and a glass of wine!

Ritu 2014


Yum! Stuffed again!

A throwback poem celebrating Christmas Dinner leftovers! Turkey pie anyone???

Hope you are all enjoying a wonderful Boxing Day!


53 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. reocochran
    Dec 27, 2017 @ 03:03:34

    I like the delicious look of your food, Ritu. I make a layered dishwith turkey, cheese and broccoli. No breading or carbs so we can eat pies and cookies later. πŸ’•πŸŽ‰

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  2. OIKOSβ„’-Redaktion
    Dec 26, 2017 @ 20:58:37


  3. eloquentparadise
    Dec 26, 2017 @ 17:24:29

    Everything looks delicious there and I totally love the poem too.

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  4. Jennie
    Dec 26, 2017 @ 11:24:17

    Yum! Great poem, Ritu.

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  5. foodzesty
    Dec 26, 2017 @ 08:18:09

    Loved this πŸ™‚

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  6. Miriam
    Dec 26, 2017 @ 05:34:07

    Sounds divine Ritu. πŸ™‚

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  7. Erika Kind
    Dec 28, 2015 @ 09:08:52

    I am still amazed by your Christmas dinner, Sis! Wow!

    Liked by 1 person


  8. dray0308
    Dec 27, 2015 @ 04:52:15

    Reblogged this on Dream Big, Dream Often and commented:

    Who doesn’t like holiday leftovers?!?!

    Liked by 1 person


  9. crumpledpapercranes
    Dec 27, 2015 @ 00:12:43

    I personally find turkey appropriate for just about any occasion. Yours looks quite fantastic.

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  10. New Journey
    Dec 26, 2015 @ 17:34:49

    What a feast….looked yummy….I just read all the back to your liebster award…trying to play catch up…..glad your folks were okay all those years ago…and to have them both in the hospital at the same time, Romeo and Juliet…love it….So on to the New Years Week….let the festivities continue….did you ever get snow??? we just have frost…that’s to much for me…LOL Kat

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  11. vanbytheriver
    Dec 26, 2015 @ 16:11:56

    Lovely poem, Ritu. I love turkey, but can only handle it for about 2 days. A few years back, I started freezing my own version of TV dinners. I use Chinese take-out plastic boxes. They are great re-heated meals a month later ! ☺️

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  12. Judy Martin
    Dec 26, 2015 @ 14:36:57

    A great poem Ritu, and only too true! That pie looks great though πŸ™‚

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  13. TvKapherr, CatsattheBar & BackHomeinBromont
    Dec 26, 2014 @ 21:34:14

    Great Poem! I love it. I cooked a duck last night. Did you spot what would horrify my wife? No?…”A duck” Apparently as a duck is much smaller than a turkey I should have made three or four.
    End result we have only a little bit of leftover duck and as she made the side dishes, there is enough left over to carry us through the winter. πŸ™‚

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