There are many things you can do with food leftovers so it is a pity that so many people dispose of unused excess foods when cooking. The benefits of using up your leftovers are wide-ranging. With a little research and know-how, you, can be on the way to transforming your own food leftovers.
One benefit of using your food leftovers is that it makes cooking the next meal a breeze. Generally leftovers recipes are surprisingly quick to cook as it might be as straightforward as cooking it with a couple other ingredients or a sauce. Also, it's going to help save you cash. Rather then wasting uneaten food by tossing it into the waste, you can enjoy a nutritious and wholesome meal the next day which will cost you next to nothing.
One of the very best places to get ideas on how you can use your leftovers is the internet. Start out by looking on various good cooking websites online or make use of the search engines. Simply enter the phrase inside the search box. E . g . type “left over roast beef recipes”. Look through the results and decide on a recipe that looks yummy to you.
You could incorporate your food leftovers into a delicious dish for the next evening such as: use the leftovers to create Bubble and Squeak, Quiché, Lasagne, Spaghetti Bolognese, Omelet, Pasta or Stir-fry.
Search through the contents of your refrigerator weekly plus your pantry once every 3 months or so. Read the expiry dates and put anything that is due to reach its expiration date at the front on the shelf so you remember that it needs utilizing first. Make sure you include those things inside your weekly meal planner as the foundation of a handful of your dishes for the following week.
Take your leftovers to the office the following day and reheat them for a tasty lunch. You cannot get much easier than that plus you won’t have to make yourself something before hand or spend extra money on your meal. Talk about easy! (Make sure you don’t keep your leftovers more than two days after they were originally cooked, or they could spoil).
You can freeze some of your leftovers in particular cooked rice, and pasta. These foods can then be used in a recipe at a future date.
Next time that you've got leftover meat and vegetables, heat them up, then add a packet of cooked instant noodles (without the flavor sachet). Stir in some soy sauce and voilà, a ready meal!
These ideas should give you some inspiration to put those wonderful leftovers to great use in the future. Freeze the leftovers for a future time or make a delicious meal the next day using the leftovers all while saving yourself money.