Friday, May 4, 2012

Food Waste Friday--May 4, 2012

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.

Let's just say that this week instead of wasting food, I reappropriated it. I found lime juice on my refrigerator door that had a Use By date of July 2011.  It smelled okay, but rather than risk ruining the lime chicken dish I was making, I found another use for it.

I used it to tackle hard water stains in our toilet bowl. I poured what was left of the lime juice, about 1/2 cup, into the bowl. I came back about 5 hours later and did a little scrubbing. Success. Total Success. All of the buildup was gone. So, I'm declaring this a no waste week.

In case you're interested, here's a site with other uses for lime (and lemon) juice-- The Many Uses of...