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They say nothing is better than a home cooked meal. Clearly, those people have never had pizza the next day out of the refrigerator for breakfast. If you don't know, now you know. Breakfast pizza is somehow even better than fresh-served-for-dinner pizza, and if you think that's the only good leftovers, you're missing out, as evidenced by the entries below.


Reddit user, u/keepitstrizz, wanted to know what's best the day after when they asked:

What meal makes the best leftovers?

Clearly Both Way Are Right

Lasagna.

It's great right out of the oven, but it's even better after it has a chance to set up in the fridge overnight.

coughcough

BOOM! Chili Anything.

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Chili, you can put chili on almost anything.

Fries boom now chili fries,

Hot dog now it's a chili dog

GayNgrey

Let The Mixture, Pardon The Pun, "Stew" For A Bit

Most soups and stews. 24 hours gives them time to gel together.

sillylittlegrin

Soups and stews are always much more flavorful and delicious on day two.

Tport17

Doesn't Even Need The Microwave

Pizza and Lasagna.

Honestly, their leftoverability is amazing.

TheLonelySyed27

Cold pizza is just so f-cking.. MMMMMM YUM

Ijustwantedguacamole

A Truly Colorful Way Of Putting It

Curries! All curries develop flavor only the next day.

Being_grateful

Curry the day it's made is good. Curry the next day though? Orgasmic.

That_Smell_You_Know

Superior On Reheat

Hands down. Chinese food.

The reason is when the dish is sitting in the fridge, the dish proceeds to soak up all the sauces and flavor. When it is reheated, the food has a almost better then fresh flavor, if not better then the first meal.

ForTheGr8erGood

To Be Fair, Everything Is Better With An Egg On Top

Red beans and rice is great for breakfast the next day, especially with a fried egg on top

aurora4847

I've eaten a lot of leftover red beans. I've never heard of a fried egg on it though.

tee142002

One To Do, One Not To Do

Pot Roast.

Definitely.

And I know it's not what you asked but fettucine alfredo makes terrible leftovers! the cream and cheese like separates when you reheat and it just isnt right anymore.

adumbcollegestudent3

Good As New

Beef stroganoff, if you use ground beef, the noodles and meat heat up so well they basically taste as good as new.

Drazer012

A Good Feeling To Last For Days

Pozole!

My mom always makes it in a huge pot, even though there's only 4 (sometimes 5) of us.

It usually lasts us 3 days as dinner, and it's always better the next day.

fashionablypunctual

*leaves to get cake

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cake

pantsthatlast

This is so true. Bake a cake and eat a slice that day and it's okay. Let it sit out at room temp overnight and something magical happens between the soft cake and icing. I can't even have it in my house I'll eat it all!

sayyyywhat

Multi-Use Meats Are The Best

Pulled pork or pulled chicken.

I usually make a whole bunch of it at once, eat some and then use the rest over the next few days in a variety of ways. Sandwiches, tacos, on pizza, in casseroles, or just straight up.

SteveM19

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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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