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Whipped up a meringue pavlova or some egg white omelets lately? Don’t even think about throwing away those egg yolks. From dinner to dessert to drinks, here are 14 clever ways to make the most of your leftovers.  

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Crème Brûlée

You’ll need eight egg yolks for this ultra-rich custard filling and perfectly caramelized top. 

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Butternut Squash Carbonara

Packed with hidden veggies.

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Baked Coconut Cashew Chicken Bites

The perfect party anytime snack.  

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Rum Cake

Dense yellow Bundt cake drizzled with butter-rum sauce.

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Honey Strawberry Peach Pie

Egg yolk gives this pretty lattice crust its glossy, golden look. 

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Hollandaise Sauce

Waiting in line for hours for brunch? A thing of the past, friends.

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Add bourbon or rum for an adults-only treat.

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Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Rich, creamy, frozen perfection.

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Homemade Aioli

A garlicky mayonnaise that teams perfectly with roasted chicken or sweet potato fries.

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Caesar Salad Dressing

This classic recipe perks up any vegetable dish.  

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Easy Lemon Curd

Slather on pancakes, stir into whipped cream or dollop onto ice cream. (Or just eat out of the jar with a spoon.)

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Homemade Mayonnaise

All you need is one egg yolk and three minutes to whip up this tasty spread.

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Crème Anglaise

Delicious drizzled over fresh fruit or tarte tatin (aka fancy apple pie). 

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Chocolate Pudding

Egg yolks give this firm favorite an extra-silky texture.

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