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Live Below the Line
Thu 25-Apr-13
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Toffeeapple
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An interesting site with recipes for living on £1 per day.

I'll try that again!

Thu 25-Apr-13
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that sounds like an interesting challenge. I've only had a quick look at the site and booklet but the first thing I thought was you'd need to eat mainly vegetables and make your own bread. We sometimes try to eat fairly cheaply but tonights tea (home made chicken and stuffing pie) was 50p a serving for the pie alone and half of that cost was the chicken.

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bookmarked it for a closer look.

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Making the most of leftovers has always been our way of eating. I do know a lot of people though who will not in any circumstances keep leftovers - I'm afraid we do! (We haven't suffered from it, either!) laugh

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Sat 27-Apr-13
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I have a colleague who frequently and proudly asserts that she doesn't 'do' leftovers. personally I think it is stupid not to…so much tastes better a day or two after making and it gives you the odd day here and there offcooking duty…

Sat 27-Apr-13
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I'm always worried about how long you can let something sit around in the fridge before it is dangerous to eat. I have been known to eat leftovers that are a week old, though usually it's three or four days before I get something finished. Sometimes I'll incorporate the left overs into a new dish, then it becomes different leftovers!

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Sat 27-Apr-13
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They get left in our fridge until I detect they are going off, then they go in the bin. OH can't bear to throw any small leftover away, but sometimes forgets they are in there.

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Sat 27-Apr-13
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I put any leftovers in the freezer , even if it is only one small potato, when I have collected enough I put them in stews and chillies etc. I never ever throw anything away.

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Eileen, that's just like us - we do that, too - I made a lasagne when the French girls were here, thinking that would be gone in an instant, but there was sufficient leftover that fitted neatly in the freezer for us, when I may need instant sustenance!

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