Use Up the Pantry Challenge

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Jackielou
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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Jackielou » Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:32 pm

Pantry is still pretty full. I did use up some chicken stock from the freezer, gave some cucumbers, tomatoes, and jalapeno peppers away.

While the shelves and meat freezer are getting lower I still have a bit to go before I start to panic.

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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Dgflorida » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:41 am

I am resisting adding more meat to the freezer. Use up is a good challenge.

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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Jackielou » Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:16 pm

So what I have I managed to use up in the freezers and pantry since the last time I posted.

Used up a bag of frozen ham instead of pulling a whole ham to bake out of the freezer.

Used up a bag of carrots, three onions, 5 green peppers (garden and a couple purchased), all the plums the neighbour gave us and am gradually giving the cat food she doesn't like very much (and she is eating it under protest, I just kind of space it out with the food she likes).

I also used up the last of the frozen peas, a package of hamburger (of course it made a big batch of chili, but that will be used up this week), a package of small sausages, a container of ice cream and most of one type of stuffed chicken.

Getting pretty good at making meals using what is on hand and not purchasing anymore meat to make something new.

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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Dgflorida » Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:12 am

Congrats Jackielou on your success. You are an inspiration.

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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Jackielou » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:10 am

So, what have I used up in the pantry recently?????

We used up one of the frozen containers of chili.

The bananas are all gone now. Need to pull out the other fruit from the crisper today. I think apples are up first.

Used up a package of small sausage links.

Used up some ground meat making the chili earlier this week.

Will be using up the rest of a package of smoked sausage tonight.

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Re: Use Up the Pantry Challenge

Post by Jackielou » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:19 pm

Using up the bits and bobs from the fridge over the next couple of days.

I think I might extend this challenge for another month as there is plenty of meat and staples in the pantry and freezers.

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