You can learn interesting things when from leftovers. For example, you can learn that orange juice has an expiration date for a reason, and not all Chinese take-out can be resurrected by stir-frying. But sometimes you learn good things too.
For example, did you know that if you take some whole wheat pita bread:
Cut it into sixths, toast them and split the sides apart, you basically end up with pita chips:
Which serve very well as a base for Cowgirl Creamery Triple Cream “Mt. Tam”:
Which makes a very nice counterpoint to Amy’s Kitchen organic vegetarian chili*:
And you have a dinner that is not bad at all?
Well, now you do.
(You also know that we are a household of obnoxious yuppies, but I’m guessing you could have probably figured that out anyway.)
*Not leftovers, but bought by the case at Costco for easy dinner-making. Some days you just don’t want to try.