Speaking of leftovers again, the Tomato and Roasted Eggplant Stew from a few days ago wins for "better with time" meal. The flavors blended, the spice deepened, the already-mashed appearance wasn't affected. It was good hot and cold. Molly and I even had it for breakfast today.
When you are cooking for one (or two, or even four), it's super helpful to have meals you can eat the next few days! I've been splitting a lot of recipes into two or three, sending one to my parents or friends. Even so, it's been leftover mania around the house. I've been pawning them off on everyone who comes by, and my roommate is probably ready to go crazy with what a foodie I've become.
This was one leftover that was even better than the first day, and would make a good dish to cook up a few days in advance. Leftovers to the rescue, once again!