We typically have one extra meal out of ours. I'm sure as my boys (I have three - eldest is 10) get older I will have less and less leftovers.
My one constant is to make stock from the carcass of a chicken I cook in my CP - you can make it right in the crock, just strain out the "ick" - leave in the juices (skim off the fat), add your "extras" (I add a quartered onion, a couple carrots, celery chunks, a garlic clove, bay leaf or two, and peppercorns) and have it cook overnight. Strain in the morning, and we can have soup using whatever meat is left that night!
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How about some ideas for using the leftovers from your crockpot to make additional meals.
Day 1: Whole chicken in the crockpot. Day 2: Chicken and Bean Enchiladas. They were baked in the oven. Leftovers in the freezer for quick meals. Day 3: BBQ sandwiches. Take leftover chicken and combine with BBQ sauce. I put mine in my small 1 quart crockpot.
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