I will admit I haven’t been that great at using my preserved/frozen garden good in the last couple of weeks. However I still ended up using more than I thought I would which is always a great thing.
I have found that since I started doing this I am really watching what we throw out. Since there is just the two of us and Mr.P doesn’t like leftovers I have found that just cutting back a bit on our meal size helps reducing waste. I know that is a no brainer and I do follow that when it comes to meat, but when it comes to pasta/rice I always make way too much. I have also been making an effort to eat the leftovers myself which only makes sense!!
2 jars of canned sour cherries used to make cherries Jubilee
3 jars of pickles 1 fridge pickles, 1 dill slices, 1 dill pickle
I only remembered to take pictures of two sides this week. A spinach/apple/pecan salad ( I usually forget to use the fresh spinach and it gets tossed, but not this time....fingers crossed!)
Garlic pasta. It was my first time making this. I was trying for the Lipton garlic shells packages that you can buy. I used to eat a lot of those when I was living on my own. This was pretty close, just missing all the bad stuff that makes it taste so good!!
If you are thinking whoa that is a lot of pasta well it was I was eating it for the next 3 days...LOL
Saturday is our garbage pickup day in the hamlet so Friday night is bin night if I remember. Garbage taking out duty is Mr.P since it has to be out by 9:30am and sometimes he forgets to check the fridge. I know you say leave it out Friday night, but then the stupid cats get into it and there is garbage everywhere so we done. But long story short I didn’t have to chuck one thing from the fridge. I say that is pretty darn good!