Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Food Repurposing Done Right

We've all done it.  We've thrown away perfectly good  food because we didn't have any idea what to do with it.  What could we possibly do with one cup of leftover rice?  Or one lonely little chicken breast left untouched by finnicky eaters?

I use to claim that my family "didn't eat leftovers".  And we didn't.  Mostly because every time I would put something in the fridge to save it sat until it was nearly unrecognizable.

Then, today, while trying to figure out what to do with leftover sausage from Easter I stumbled upon this little internet jewel.

Love Food, Hate Waste is this beautifully designed, wonderfully organized mecca of recipes and information on what to do with your leftovers.  You would be hard-pressed to NOT find something to do with all your leftovers.  

They have a fabulous Rescue section that helps you "rescue" food you would otherwise have thrown out.  

Their perfect portion section is perfect for me.  Going from cooking for 10 on a regular basis to only cooking for 5 really throws me off, and I tend to overcook A LOT.

The thing I am most excited about is how much money I can save.  If I can turn that one lonely chicken breast, or leftover sausage, into another full meal, well then my friends, I don't have to tell you how much money that would put back into my barely there bank account. Not to mention how much time it would save... it's really a win-win.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! Thanks for sharing that link! I didn't know anything like that existed.

    And I love the font and design of your blog!