Using up Leftovers

One of the many things I am passionate about is not wasting things.  In our home we try not to waste food, water, or electricity.  In regards to food, we prepare foods the family likes.  We encourage taking smaller portions and having seconds or thirds if more food is desired.  Nobody minds leftovers, but sometimes they lose their appeal. Usually Tuesday or Wednesday is when I take inventory of what’s leftover in the fridge.  Here’s what I made this week with what needed to be used up: vegetable platter:  zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, red peppers, and radishes.  Kept out on the … Continue reading Using up Leftovers

Unsolicited Pearls of Wisdom for Brides-To-Be

I’ve always wanted to give unsolicited advice to brides-to-be.  Since I don’t know anyone setting married and my oldest daughter is 12, I have these pearls of wisdom I’ve been dying to share with someone. OK, perhaps you don’t fit into the bride-to-be category, but whether or not you’re already married, you probably have a kitchen, and your kitchen is filled with stuff.  How many of those items do you use?  How much just sits there taking up precious storage space?  How many of your things to you really LOVE and how much of it do you use but have a … Continue reading Unsolicited Pearls of Wisdom for Brides-To-Be