It’s Friday Guys – Time for No Waste Tastes Great
Simply Being Mum’s Friday Fridge
Top Shelf – Spreads (inc. butter cream), cheese (cheddar and stilton) and yoghurt (still hanging around)
Top Middle Shelf – Cheese sauce, ham and puff pastry
Bottom Middle Shelf – Grapes, cucumber and carrots
Bottom shelf – Cauliflower, broccoli, mushrooms and potatoes (wouldn’t normally be in fridge – placed for photo)
Door – Milk, OJ and an egg
Where to start? Let’s start with something I’ve been putting off.
Simply Being Mum’s Six Simple Slow Cooked Soups
I’ve made a start on the recipe e-book, but it’s been delayed. I’m suffering from a touch of excusitis. I’ve been busy with unexpected events, but could I have found some time to make more headway? Yes. Therefore I’ll be using up the broccoli, cauliflower and carrots today and tomorrow, as they are 3 of the 6 soups. I’ll be double checking recipes and taking any missing shots of the ingredients. This will also take care of the remaining stilton and cheddar.
The butter cream will be used for Leah’s Birthday cake, which is baked but is to be decorated later today. I photographed the making of the cake and will post a simple birthday cake recipe this weekend.
On the top middle shelf there’s a little cheese sauce and ham left over from yesterday. The Kids and I will be having that with pasta for lunch.
The puff pastry is also left over from yesterday. In trying to increase the amount of oily fish they eat, I invented Salmon Starfish, which they had with broccoli. They were a hit! Yay!
It’ll be puff pastry pizza (by spreading with tomato puree, sprinkling on grated cheese and baking) for dinner with cucumber, for the Kids. The Hubby and I will be having potato and mushroom balti (I have a grocery shop to do so will pick up a breast of free-range chicken and add that also).
Grapes will feature hugely as a snack over this weekend!
The only items remaining are the yoghurts, which are still hanging around (but the chocolate ones are in date). I had a great comment from Rachel to last week’s No Waste Tastes Great –
“One of the things I’ve learned in my efforts to reduce how much food I end up throwing away is sometimes you have to eat things that may not be what you want or in the mood for. I end up eating most of the leftovers from the meal of the night before even while my kids are having something else. I think you probably will end up with better luck keeping waste out of your kitchen for that very reason.”
Totally agree Rachel, so I will be partaking in a Thomas The Tank Engine yoghurt this lunchtime. There are 3 remaining, that’s one each. I will never be talked into buying them again.
Can you tell the Kid’s are on school holidays? Boy what a lot of food in the fridge this Friday! But it’s all accounted for, and as always there’s a plan!
How’s your Fridge looking this Friday? Anything to declare? Or is it nice and bare? Please share…
No Waste Tastes Great is bought to you (as always) with thanks to The Frugal Girl for the original inspiration.
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