Friday, July 8, 2011

Food Waste Friday 7-8-11

It's time for Food Waste Friday, when the Frugalgirl encourages us to post pictures from the previous week of wasted food from our household. This accountability hopefully will help us to be more careful with our food and maybe save some money. 

Here it goes for this week.

Over "cooked" carrots
Since joining the Food Waste Friday group, I have been really pleased with how it has motivated me. It's only been a few weeks, but we are definitely wasting less food.  Let's see if I can sustain this momentum.

This week, we only threw away a few carrots. We took a trip over the weekend and had some carrots for car snacks. We forgot about them and they roasted in the car for several days. They did not survive the heat well.

Frozen watermelon
We were also able to sustain a near miss. A couple of weeks ago, we bought half a watermelon, and it was gone almost instantly. Everyone loved it. Next time I bought a whole watermelon, and wouldn't you know, the taste for it was gone. A little was eaten, but most just sat in the refrigerator. So, yesterday, before it went bad, I juiced it in the blender and froze it into ice cubes. I was planning on putting them into smoothies, but the family has discovered that they make good treats all by themselves.


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