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Just sorted the fridge out

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Merlin

Merlin Report 10 Jan 2013 13:42

Wend, I think Geordie puts those in as Seasoning. :-D don,t throw much away, if it won,t go for the birds, it goes into the cats, :-D

Kay????

Kay???? Report 10 Jan 2013 13:31


Joy you bad housekeepr......

:-D :-D,

I dont plan meals as I find I dont stick to it,,,,,,,,,may think about having something for Thursday and then change my mind or it doesnt go to plan,,,,,always have enough in freezer to go with the flow.

I waste food I'll admit,only because what I had today I wont want again tomorrow as a left over hash..

Brenda from Wales

Brenda from Wales Report 10 Jan 2013 13:30

I have never been a throwaway....think it's all from my young years in the war..don't take too much notice of sell by dates as long as its not years old,but if cooked well,no harm will come.Left overs...what about bread and butter pudding...delicious..
There is a way to use up most things with a bit of imagination
Made lovely home made wine with black bananas...recipe called for them!
If fruit isn't getting used up..stew and freeze.

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 10 Jan 2013 13:19

its just been on TV

most households throw away £700 worth of waste food every year


yes i was one of those :-(

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 6 Jan 2013 21:03

I do tend to forget stuff in the freezer or get it out of sinc so end up throwing some of it.

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 6 Jan 2013 21:00

I don't throw much food away at all, I'm always cooking and freeze loads, so if we were cut off through bad weather we could last a month on what's in the freezer :-D

I bet nobody throws away chocolate biscuits and all things bad for you, but so yummy :-D

Wend

Wend Report 6 Jan 2013 20:55

Even old socks Geordie, I bet :-D :-D :-D

GinN

GinN Report 6 Jan 2013 20:39

Most of my wastage comes from the freezer. I have three of them, so tend to forget what's in there until they are defrosted and find much is freezerburned
. The old one is going soon, so I might improve my ways.
As for what's in the fridge, well, I'm Queen of the leftovers! I'll make a meal from the most unlikely scraps. It's amazing what you can put into rice and pasta dishes!

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 6 Jan 2013 20:32

my hubbys worse than me for buying stuff pigletspal

i am going to buy all my meat in the wearhouse and my veg in the market
so its all nice and fresh

aivlyS

aivlyS Report 6 Jan 2013 20:31

yes I had waste as well . don't usually but this buying for the festive I always get a bit more just in case ... ashamed to throw it out , yes I know people are starving ..

Susan10146857

Susan10146857 Report 6 Jan 2013 20:31

The trouble is, no matter what the use by date is, I find that fruit veg and all perishables go off long before that date, which means binning the food and buying more :-(

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 6 Jan 2013 20:29

I never go shopping alone, always take OH with me.

He does the cooking and ensures we only buy what we need.

One way to combat waste is to do a list and plan meals for the week and stick to it.

We waste little or no food, thanks to OH being 'so bloody organised'!!

JoyBoroAngel

JoyBoroAngel Report 6 Jan 2013 20:14

and have noticed how much food i throw away
i do try to recycle as much as possible into the dog
but still thrown a full carrier bag aay full of stuff
what a waste of money

my New Years Resolution is to waste much less this year :-D