Thanksgiving dinner and Thanksgiving leftovers - you can't have one without the other. This year, repurpose those leftovers to get the most out of all your hard work this Thanksgiving! Julie O'Brien from Firefly Kitchens is here with ideas of what to do with leftovers, and also to cook up a tasty Thanksgiving relish.

Firefly Kitchens is a part of Gobble Up, the 1st annual trade & craft show for food, beverages, kitchenware, & more! Gobble up is an extension of Urban Craft Uprising. Find out more about the event here.

Gobble Up is Saturday, November 25th from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m at Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center (11100 NE 6th St, Bellevue, WA 98004).

Also, check out Julie's yummy recipes!

Firefly's Fresh Cranberry Relish

  • 3 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup Classic Kraut, brine drained back into the jar
  • 1 orange
  • 1 apple, core removed
  • ¼ to ½ cup sugar (or to taste)
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts or almonds (if desired)
  • Zest of one orange
  • Wash and zest the orange.
  • Add the cranberries, kraut, orange, and apple in a food processor. Blend or pulse for a minute.
  • Stir in the sugar, nuts and zest. Add a touch of ginger, dried cherries or even your favorite heat for additional excitement.
  • Enjoy with your favorite holiday meals and it’s especially great with meats, cheese.

Firefly Sun Dried Olive Tapenade

  • 1 ½ cup Ruby Red Kraut (Classic or Emerald City can be substituted)
  • ½ cup Sun Dried Tomatoes
  • ½ cup Kalamata Olives
  • ¼ -½ cup parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 - 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Begin by blending Ruby Red Kraut, sundried tomatoes, and kalamata olives in a food processor for a minute.
  • Follow with the remaining ingredients and blend for a minute. Feel free to add more parsley, some fresh ground pepper, or a tea of mustard.
  • Serve with crackers, bread or veggies. (Also goes well stirred into a pasta salad or blended into your favorite salad dressing.)

Firefly Kimchi Salt Popcorn

We like to air-pop popcorn then sprinkle kimchi salt and butter or coconut oil. Toss well and enjoy!

Firefly Kitchens Ferment Sea Salt

Firefly’s latest a greatest creation is, a hearty freeze-dried ferment infused with mineral rich salts and high quality organic spices. You can now add the magic to any dish, umami explosions abound!

Sprinkle On Rice, eggs, popcorn, potatoes, meat, veggies, grains and more! Brine Magic Firefly salt is like nothing you’ve ever tasted before — the secret is in our living brine! Made With Fresh kimchi, mineral rich salt and the probiotic power of Firefly ferments!