Loading up on fresh groceries is a great way to start the week, but finding new and delicious ways to use that last cube of cheese or wilting salad by the end can be tricky. Here some of the most creative ways to use the odds and ends in your fridge to make sure nothing goes to waste.
Not only is making homemade ricotta surprisingly simple, it also yields a delicious, high quality that can be difficult to find at the grocery store.
One of the best things about making scrumptious buttermilk biscuits is that they keep well and can even be frozen for future enjoyment.
Tartines are an elegant and delicious treat to make if you find yourself with a baguette that’s just on the brink of going stale.
Use up leftover cold cuts by making this anything-but-boring grilled Cubano sandwich with gooey melted cheese and crunchy pickles.
Fresh herbs are a delicious way to add flavour to a dish, but few recipes require more than a couple of sprigs. Next time you’re left with too much of the good stuff, freeze the remainder in olive oil in an ice cube tray. The miniature frozen portions make for the perfect flavour boost in a pinch.
When life gives you one too many lemons that are about to turn, make lemon curd: a sweet and simple pantry staple that can be used for lemon bars, lemon tarts, lemon meringue pie, or simply enjoyed on toast.
Freezing your favourite yogurt into bite-size disks makes for a convenient, protein-packed snack that’s the perfect treat to satisfy those afternoon sugar cravings.
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Panzanella works better with bread that’s on the stale side because hard bread holds its structure when mixed with the salad’s fresh and zesty dressing.