Cooking tip from food editor Sheryl Julian – The Boston Globe

For Food - 07tailgate - Karoline Boehm-Goodnick's recipe for squash and white bean quesadillas. (Karoline Boehm-Goodnick)

Karoline Boehm-Goodnick for the boston globe

If you need something quick and hot, make a quesadilla. Wrap anything in the fridge in a soft wheat or corn tortilla — bits of potato, ham, a little cheese, kimchee, barbecue, ripe avocado, sliced tomatoes, or fry an egg — and toast the round in a skillet till golden on both sides.