Who would’ve thought my first post in nearly two weeks would be a food waste report?? Not me. But as I was cleaning out the fridge this week, I just automatically started setting up to take photos of my moldy food out of habit, so I thought, “Why not? I might as well post it.”
Overall, nothing too bad… The large yogurt containers are actually leftover whey from draining yogurt. I had attempted a cheese-making experiment with the liquid, but it didn’t turn out, so I had stuck it back in the fridge until I could use it in something else. And I forgot about it, of course. One container had pink mold around the top but the other didn’t seem bad, so I diluted it and watered my plants with the mixture. I’ve heard it’s good for the plants, but I’m a little nervous that it’s going to hurt my weak little seedlings. They already seem to be teetering on the edge. *crossing fingers*
On the left I have some leftover soup that I made when I was sick but it really wasn’t very good so the leftovers sat in the fridge. Because I apparently haven’t learned that if I don’t like something the first time, it’s not going to get better with time…
Above that is some spinach that I had attempted to wilt and it ended up turning into unappetizing mush. Of course I saved it, but again, I need to learn to cut my loses when something doesn’t turn out as planned.
Then we have a small container of penne with marinara sauce that I made for Allison. But apparently she doesn’t eat pasta anymore. Sigh. Feeding this kid is such a battle.
Lastly, we have a few browned apple slices. Leftovers from a snack that went unnoticed? It’s tough to keep control of your fridge when you are at work 50 hours a week, so I decided they should be sent to the compost.
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