Food·Posted on Nov 23, 201319 Reasons Leftovers Are The Best Part Of ThanksgivingEvery year, you make way too much food for Thanksgiving. On purpose.by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Because sandwiches. Charles Masters / maxim.com This Leftover Sandwich is the sexiest photograph MAXIM has ever printed. Instructions here. 2. You don't really need a Thanksgiving Sandwich recipe, because it's straight up All The Leftovers On The Bread. snackobacko.com But if you like the look of those fillings, the recipes are here. 3. But there are some tricks to elevating that basic sandwich: Consider a "moist maker." spoonforkbacon.com Third slice of bread soaked in gravy and sandwiched between the fillings = a moist maker.Recipe: Thanksgiving Turkey Sandwich with a Moist Maker. 4. Like all things, Thanksgiving Sandwiches are improved with cheese. Tom Schierlitz / rachaelraymag.com So add some and melt it up. Recipe: Post Thanksgiving Turkey Melt. 5. Want to really get fancy? Slap on some brie. jasonandshawnda.com Recipe: Grilled Turkey and Brie Cranwich. (The brie/cranberry combination can work sans turkey, too, if you're in a meatless mood). joythebaker.com Recipe: Cranberry Brie Grilled Cheese. 6. Even blue cheese, the most controversial of the the cheeses, gets along with Thanksgiving leftovers. blog.williams-sonoma.com Recipe: Turkey Panini with Blue Cheese and Cranberry Chutney. 7. Pearl onions get overlooked on turkey day in favor of more fashionable sides; the Thanksgiving Sandwich is their time to shine. marthastewart.com Recipe: Turkey and Onion Sandwich. 8. Maybe consider embracing Thanksgivukkah, and making your sandwich with latkes this year. stupideasypaleo.com Recipe: Paleo Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich. 9. You know what's better than bread sometimes? Tortillas. Marla Meredith / familyfreshcooking.com Recipe: Mexican Thanksgiving Leftovers Tostada. 10. And, the Thanksgiving Sandwich isn't the only option: why not a Thanksgiving hand pie? bubblynaturecreations.com Although, if you're not entirely sick of cooking after making Thanksgiving dinner, you're probably doing it wrong.Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftover Hand Pies. 11. Heck, even salad is delicious when adorned with Thanksgiving leftovers. jamieoliver.com Recipe: Turkey Salad with Warm Clementine Dressing. 12. Thanksgiving and pizza. Better together? Probably. Andrew Kuban / slice.seriouseats.com Recipe: Thanksgiving Leftovers Pizza. 13. If too much celebrating leaves you feeling under the weather, leftovers can nurse you back to health. foodnetwork.com Recipe: Turkey Vegetable Soup with Stuffing Dumplings. 14. These fried stuffing balls will blow your mind. foodnetwork.com Recipe: Second Day Fried Stuffing Bites With Cranberry Sauce Pesto. 15. More leftover mashed potatoes than you know what to do with? Put them in a waffle iron: joythebaker.com I know they're not Thanksgiving themed, BUT, by Saturday you might be sick of turkey.Recipe: Mashed Potato Cheddar and Chive Waffles. As for dessert, don't just bake one pie. Bake ALL THE PIES. womenshealthmag.com 16. Because, LOTS of leftover pie means LOTS of opportunities to experiment with ice cream pairings. buzzfeed.com Pair this pie with this ice cream. Or, try some more adventurous pie and ice cream parings. 17. Also, an excuse to blend an entire slice of pie into a big bowl of ice cream and devour. noblepig.com tastyretreat.com texannewyorker.com If you don't have a blender, just use a fork. smallchickbigdeals.com It's probably better to just put chopped up pieces of pie and ice cream in a big bowl and mush them together anyways, a la Shake Shack's Pumpkin Pie, Oh My! Concrete, wherein vanilla frozen custard is mixed with an ENTIRE SLICE of pumpkin pie. So, go forth and celebrate Thanksgiving to the max. This spread from Spoon Fork Bacon looks pretty epic. Recipes here. Or, Thanksgivukkah, if that's your plan this year. Macey J Foronda / buzzfeed.com Find all the recipes for BuzzFeed's Thanksgivukkah spread here. Seriously, create as much food as possible on Thanksgiving day. buzzfeed.com So you can fill your plate to the brim... buzzfeed.com 18. ...but still wake up the next morning to... howsweeteats.com Recipe: Day After Thanksgiving Breakfast Hash with Cheddar Mashed Potato Pancakes. 19. ... the best part of the best holiday ever. Sydney Oland / seriouseats.com Thanksgiving eggs benedict! Recipe: here. Want more amazing recipes? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Food newsletter and you'll get them in your inbox twice a week!