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1 December, 2016

Potato Chip Cookies

Potato Chip Cookies
Posted in : Dessert, Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

It’s a funny thing – when the hubby and i run a conference, we end up with random leftover stuff. Like a box of snack size chips – but only the flavor no-one wanted… plain lays… Again – off to the internet for a solution. I had heard of people making potato chip cookies, so
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28 November, 2016

Turkey Vatapa Soup

Turkey Vatapa Soup
Posted in : Recipe, Soup, Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

I discovered this recipe years ago when i had a whole left over turkey breast from honey baked ham store, and some beer that we were not going to drink. This recipe filled the void perfectly! I’ve updated and changed it over the years, but think it’s a great way to use up left over
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8 August, 2016

Leftover chip “bread crumbs”

Leftover chip “bread crumbs”
Comments : 1 Posted in : Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

Don’t you hate when you get to the bottom of the chip bag? All those little annoying pieces that can’t be dipped unless you use your fingers too! I save these crumb for use as “bread crumbs”. Bonus for me is that gluten free crackers etc make an easy gluten free bread crumb option! I
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11 July, 2016

Parmesan Cheese

Parmesan Cheese
Posted in : Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

I used to get the shredded parmesan cheese at costco, as i used it in many recipes. Then i took a look at the price tag and realized i had been being a fool. I thought i was saving some green buy buying in bulk, but i could save even more by doing my own
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14 June, 2016

Carrots

Carrots
Posted in : Dog Stuff, Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

Carrots! You buy them, usually for just 1 or 2 to use in a recipe. I’ve got some options for how to deal with the rest of the bag, or if you like a good deal, get the 10 pound bag from costco and go to town! Freezing will leave them limp on defrost, but
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22 May, 2016

Jalapeños

Jalapeños
Posted in : Appetizers, Veggies, Waste Not Want Not on by : Nicole

I love jalapenos and hot peppers in my foods. I tend to over buy! I get excited! 19 cents a pound – yes please! I use as many as i can in my recipes and then…  bugger. I open the vegetable crisper and they are starting to get wrinkly…  ugh! I’ve got a couple options
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