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Waste No More Food Wednesday

Yeah, yeah, I know it's Thursday. Internet just was not cooperating yesterday. One of my many new year resolutions is to track our food waste. As we can not afford to waste much of it (Who can?), I think this will be a great visual exercise.

Here is a compilation of the pictures since the first of the year.


January 12, 2011- No Waste!
Lessons Learned:
  • Not to make soup twice in a week
  • Learn to adjust to making smaller portions
What tips do you have on not wasting food?

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series here at Frugal Farmhouse.
I want to share easy tips and tricks
to help you along your frugal journey.




How many times have you started making something only to realize that little container of buttermilk you bought 6 months ago is expired. Has it really been in there that long?

Here is a quick way to make buttermilk out of regular milk.

Ingredients:

-Milk (just under 1 cup)
-1 Tablespoon White Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Put the vinegar (or lemon juice) in the bottom of a liquid measuring cup. Then fill it up to the 1 cup line with milk.

Let it stand about 5 minutes. Then you have Buttermilk! It gets kinda chunky, this is normal. Now you can use it in any recipe just as you would buttermilk.