Friday, June 10, 2011
I'm very proud of my lack of food waste this week! We have managed to keep everything in the house eaten in a timely manner (although I just remembered one thing we wasted...tortilla chips from ages ago. They were OK, but had gotten stale so they had to go). However, I do have a story for you.
A long while ago (since this is a food waste story this is a little embarrassing to admit) Geoff was cooking dinner and decided to buy fresh spices for it. Now, I almost never buy fresh spices because a. I don't really like spices in my food because they're so so flavorful (yes, I'm boring) and b. they're expensive and we don't always use them all. Case in point today, when I finally pulled out the thyme that had long since dried up in the fridge. Embarrassing, I know. Anyway I was about to throw it out when I remembered that we have a mortar and pestle, and since the thyme was dried, I could just crush it up and save it! (By the way, man is that stuff strong).
If you blogged about food waste, how did you do? This post is linked to The Frugal Girl.