Thrifty Tips

Don’t Waste Food

I recently posted a recipe for Left Over Pork Stew. It got me thinking about the amount of food that is wasted here in America everyday. Here is a great article that I found that talks about creative ways to use up food rather than throw it away.

Don’t Throw That Away! 10 Creative Ways to Use Leftovers

By Bryn Mooth

How many times have you peered into the refrigerator and discovered, way in the back, a container that’s been stashed there for weeks, overlooked and forgotten?

You’re not alone: A survey from Glad found that nearly half (44%) of Americans have found an item in their fridge in the past month that they didn’t realize was there.

For all kinds of reasons — environmental, social and financial — it makes sense for us to get smarter about fully using the food that we purchase. And that means getting smarter about leftovers. Here are 10 tips for using those extras:

Get the tips here



6 thoughts on “Don’t Waste Food

  1. If I’ve cooked too many vegetables for Sunday dinner, I save them for “bubble and squeak” on Monday – just mash everything together, form into potato cakes and fry. Also, save chicken carcasses for stock – you can freeze them if you haven’t got time to make it straight away.


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