More kitchen Efficiency
The other day I was yet again in the kitchen chopping vegetables. As I was preparing to make soup I thought, “Why should I chop veggies for just one pot of soup when I make it all the time?” So I chopped double, and put one batch in the freezer! If you’ve been following the blog as religiously as I hope, you can one day end up with a perfect storm of tastiness in your freezer: shredded chicken, your pre-chopped veggies, and some amazing broth, all ready to be assembled.
Any time you’re chopping stuff, think to yourself “What else could I be chopping?” This saves time and mess later, and makes it that much easier to cook at home rather than going out, or living on mac ‘n cheese.
Below, left to right we have onions for breakfast tacos, freezer soup veggies, current soup veggies, compost for scraps, veggies for chicken salad, and veggies for my dog, Flapjack. He freaking loves frozen green beans and the ends of carrots.
Also, this is my 500th blog post! I have been blogging for about 4 years now, which just blows my mind. I wish I had something special planned, but you know, just had a baby and all that. As a mini-celebration, I will send a hand-crafted item to someone who comments on this post. For real! You will get something created by my elegant hands. I will choose a comment using secret and completely arbitrary criteria, but if you make me laugh you have a good chance. I know you can barely contain yourselves, so have at it minions!